Rhu up the Fruin

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.

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