Conic Hill Hike

Where: Conic Hill, at Balmaha by Loch Lomond in central Scotland
Weather: Sunny
Height: 1,184 ft, 361m
Distance: ?

The 1,1184 ft Conic Hill is situated on the east side of Loch Lomond at Balmaha, 4 miles north of the town of Drymen, 22 miles north of the city of Glasgow.

The image below is of Balmaha village shop and the Oak Tree Inn. Balmaha is only a few houses, the shop, Inn, pier with many leisure craft and hire craft, and the National Park Centre - Balmaha.

Balmaha image

The image below is of the National Park Centre - Balmaha with Conic Hill behind. The visitor centre hosts an exhibition on Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, geology and the Highland Boundary Fault.

The hiking trail to Conic Hill is well sign posted from this car park. The trail goes up through the tress, then up the northwest ridge. This hiking trail is also part of the West Highland Way. Nothing better than a hill or mountain with a pub at the foot of it. A hike, drink and a meal, a great day out.

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National Park Centre Balmaha image

The Map below shows the Tourist Trail to the top of Conic Hill. The trail leads off from the back of the National Park Centre - Balmaha car park. The start of the trail is well marked.

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.

Balmaha Road Map

Hill Walking Map

Conic Hill Photo Tour

Balmaha Photo Tour

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