Up to the east side Summit also has two
routes, round and up the Safe Hiking Trail, or
up the Scramble Trail shown right. The Steep
Trail has a bit of danger close to the top as
you have to cross a large sloping rock right
above the Cliffs, was tricky dry, be real
dangerous wet. Large Image
On a clear day this is a fairly safe
Mountain, best avoided in Thick Cloud though as
not a lot of room at the top and Cliffs are
much of the way around.
Crossing over to the West Summit is easy,
back down the Tourist Trail then across and
There is a Rock Stack on the West Side
popular with Climbers, Real Dangerous if you do
not have Climbing Experience. Large Image
Most people go back down the safe Tourist
Trail, that goes down and round the north side.
This is a Man Made Path much of the way, real
steep in places. Most people go up this
Once at the bottom, turn right and follow
the Main Trail back down to Arrochar. Large Image of
the Tourist Route Up.
Some people also hike Beinn Ime and Beinn
Narnain on the same day, people that are
You get some great views of Arrochar on the
Main Trail back down, especially at the Summer
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.