The image top is of Beinn Narnain from the
Succoth Car Park at Arrochar, next to the start
of the Hiking Path, there are two large Car
Parks, best to use the second one when driving
round from Arrochar.
These are Pay and Display Parks about £1 per
hour, Pay by Coins, Card, or by Phone.
The Start of the Trail is right across the
Main Road by the Car Park, a Bus Stop is here
If you are going up the Tough Route, you
will see a Narrow Woodland Trail just a few
yards from the Start of the Main Trail. This
Trail is a bit Overgrown as few people use it
now. See the Large Images Link above for Pics
of that Trail.
The Main Trail is a steady incline Winding
Path going up through Woodland past a Bench,
along a Forest Road by the Bench for 50 yards
past a Tower, then up another Winding Trail
Once you clear the Woodland, you will see
Beinn Narnain over to the right, you can carry
on up the Main Trail, or cut across here to go
up the Tough Scrambling Route.
Large Image of
the Scrambling Tough Section.
Most people go up the Main Trail between The
Cobbler on your left and Beinn Narnain on your
right, Beinn Ime is straight out.
This low point between the 3 Mountains is
about 2,000ft /610m, so about 1,000ft / 305m
still to go up to Beinn Narnain summit.
The Trail up to Beinn Narnain is a real
steep Man Made Path much of the way, then
through Rocks and a Faint Trail to the Summit.
Beinn Narnain has a Large Summit with Two
Cairns and a Trig Point.
Most people go back down the Main Trail.
This is a good Mountain to test out you
Compass Skills as the Main Trail is not that
easy to find back down in Cloud, even when
Sunny, as it is Faint at the top, then you go
through Rocks where there is little sign of the
Once at the bottom of the Man Made Path, you
will see the Two Trails up to The Cobbler and
Beinn Ime for if you have enough energy left to
take on another Mountain.
Back down the Main Trail gives great views
down over Arrochar.
In Hot Sunny Spells, many people go up these
Main Tourist Trails in Trainers and Running
Shorts, traveling light.
The Click on Map below shows the Tourist
Trails in Blue, Brown Rougher Trails, and Red a
Make sure and take an Ordnance Survey Map
and Compass on these Hikes, and know how to use
them, as in Cloud, these Mountains can be
deadly. In Winter, make sure you have Crampons
and an Ice Axe, and know how to use them.
Some people are now trying out OS Phone Apps
that can help.