The Image top is from the A83 Road towards
Beinn an Lochain Mountain. The Rest and Be
Thankful Viewing Area with a Car Park and Snack
Bar is at the bottom of the Mountain. This is
the part of the Road where there are land
slips, so Traffic Lights are here much of the
time. Large Image
The second image is of the Car Park under 1
mile round from the Rest and Be Thankful, at
the start of the Trail up Beinn an Lochain from
the north. This is real steep in places, so
best go up this way, I avoided coming back down
You leave the Car Park, cross a narrow Burn
by Stepping Stones, then within 200 yards, you
are heading up the steep Rocky Path.
The First Steep Section is a good warm up
for further up.
The Second Steep Section has a bit of a
Dangerous Cross Path where there can be Ice
from about October to April, right above a high
drop, certainly tests your nerve if you are not
used to dangerous Mountains. Spikes and an Axe
will be needed in Winter. Large
The Top Steep Section has a good Trail up
just left of the Ridge, fairly safe, again
though tests your nerve if not used to real
steep hikes with high drops. Large Image.
I got up the two Steepest Sections with
Hiking Poles, just a few times had to throw
them up and use my hands to pull up. Large Image
back down from the top of the final steep
Once up the Top Section, you realize you
have Twin Summits, but easy and safe to hike
between them with great views all around.
west to Inveraray.
east to the Rest and be Thankful and Arrochar
Mountains with heights.