This is a great local walk for new folk thinking of taking up walking. Slightly challenging at steady pace it’s a gradual climb through Rhu then onto open moor past reservoirs and through forest tunnels to reach our peak. Back down through Duchess woods.
Terrain: Paths, road and moorland, muddy in places.
Distance: 11 km, duration 5 hrs, total ascent 415m to max. ht. 361m.
Start point: Ardencaple Hotel, Helensburgh.
Distance / Time from Helensburgh 2 miles / 5mins.
OS Map Landranger 56 / Explorer 347, Grid ref: NS 278835.