Peter J Gordon

Views Are My New Addiction

Ben a’An (The Pinnacle)

Well marked path to the summit which climbs steeply up, first through woods then open hillside with glorious views.

Return on an indistinct and sometimes boggy path which goes north from the summit and then west down to the tarmac track beside Loch Katrine to the pier and thence by minor road back to Loch Achray and the start point.

Terrain: Track, boggy path and road.
Distance: 6 km, duration 4 hrs, total ascent 355m to max ht. 462m.
Start point: Ben a’An car park on lochside on north side of Loch Achray at western end, off A821.
OS Map 57 / Explorer 365, grid ref: NN 509070.

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