The 3,093ft / 943m Ben Vorlich mountain is
situated on the west side of Loch Lomond by
Inveruglas Visitor Centre, 4 miles
north of Tarbet, 44 miles northwest of
This is a Fairly Steep Hike averaging 3
hours up and 2 back down, the Visitor Centre
Car Park is about 30 feet above Sea Level, with
a good Trail all the way.
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Camping & Touring Parks in
The image top is of the Inveruglas Visitor
Centre Car Park, cost £3 per day in 2021, pay
by Coins. That is Ben Vorlich with the Hydro
Pipes going up it. Going up that way is said to
The Way to the Ben Vorlich Main Trail is to
follow the Roadside Path along past the Hydro
Eclectic Power Station towards a Railway
Go up the Hill Road under the Railway Bridge
with the Hill Road taking you round the back of
Ben Vorlich to Loch Sloy Dam, about 1 mile
Just before the Dam, you will see a Man Made
Path leading up to the Summit of Ben Vorlich,
think this path was laid around 2015?
The start of the Path is about 600ft above
Sea Level, so about 2,400ft / 730m of fairly
steep Hiking to the Summit.
On the Path up Ben Vorlich, you get great
views over to Loch Sloy Dam. Large Image
Above the Man Made Path, it is a fairly good
Trail all the way to the Summit, up then over
to a Pinnacle.
The Pinnacle is the Steepest Section, steep
Once above the Pinnacle, you will see two
other Pinnacles, the Trail goes round both of
these. I am sure you could Scramble over both
if looking for a tougher Hike.
Once round the two Pinnacles, you reach the
Summit section, a short steep final Hike.
The Summit has 3 Tops, the one in the Middle
is the Highest.
Back Down is the Same Trail, you get great
views down to Loch Sloy Dam. Large Image
You also get great views across to Ben Vane
and the Arrochar Mountains. Large Image
Some People Hike the 3,005ft / 916m Ben Vane
on the same day, but it is 2,300ft / 700m back
up to that Mountain Summit, making it about
5,300ft / 1,615m of Steep Hiking in the one
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.