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Name:Ben Lawers
Hill number:141
Height:1214m / 3983ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
County (CoH):Perthshire (CoH)
County (CoA):Tayside (CoA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Historic County Top,
Administrative County Top, Murdo, Current County/UA Top
Grid ref:NN 63555 41416
Summit feature:trig point
Col:299m  NN292538  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Observations:rock 5m N is of very similar height
Survey:Abney level
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  • Tayside (1974) administrative county top
  • Perthshire historic county top
  • Perth and Kinross current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 822 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Round of 5 Munros in the Ben Lawers range.liljonb29/05/2018
My third ascent , this time as an assistant leader on the Drovers'Tryst Walking Festival. It was 13 years ago that I did this walk as a novice Munro bagger - Ben Lawers was my 22nd Munro.NormanW08/10/2017
From Ben Lawers Car Park (NN 60858 37712) - Beinn Ghlas - Ben Lawers. A dry day but very windy on both summits.david23020112/09/2017
2/2 (Bheinn Ghlas/Ben Lawers)Fergalh28/05/2017
On Day 7 of TGO Challenge. Also climbed on 29/11/86.Phreerunner18/05/2017
4th on Lawers ridgeRodge01/05/2017
21st Munrolojzi86062119/11/2016
Great ridge walk up to the summit. Cloudy on top but stunning views on the way down. With Silas and Stuart.simonjallen28/10/2016
beinn ghlas, ben lawers, creag an fhithich fron nts cp.robertphillips20/10/2016
With Janet, Christine & Bryan.GordyH09/10/2016
First county top in Scotland. I hope the rest won't be as wet, windy or cloudy.Newton Maximus01/09/2016
A grand morning walk. Usual route, CP, nature trail, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers and back on the low road above the Burn of Edramucky! Clear and hot.callumorr16/08/2016
Parked at normal car park west, climbed up onto Beinn Ghlas, then Ben Lawers, then back down side path. Surprisingly sunny but Ben Lawers had a little bit of cloud on top, eventhough we did get the view a couple of times briefly.DanTrig15/08/2016
Ben Lawers outing.justin99927/07/2016
Meall Corranaich, Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas from NTS car park, WS.Fred Windsor13/07/2016
Completed 5 munros Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, An stuc, Meall garbh and Meall Greighbigeffindavie20/03/2016
very misty dayIsabel22/08/2015
Circuit, taking in the Lawers ridge, from ex-Visitor Centre car park. (
25 - Finishing off the Ben Lawers group. Walk of 5 Munros, including Tarmachan.huwthomas12/08/2015
Completed full roundemily30/07/2015
Done Solo along with three other Munros at western end of groupAimless Rambler14/07/2015
Standard ascent from visitor centre site via Beinn Ghlas, return by bypass path.TRG31811/06/2015
Five Munros starting Ben Lawers car park, finishing Lawers Hotel. Superb walk, perfect conditions.Crib Goch10/06/2015
With Alex & Susan Melia. neil hutton09/05/2015
Fearnan to Killin via the 7 Lawers Munros and the Tarmachan Ridge. Day 51 of 59 for all Munros. 39km, +/-2100m, 12 hours.PGCE21/04/2015
Good weather sunny and dry with a small snow man at the top.Eileen O'Neil09/04/2015
Solo, traverse of 5 from car parklithosyork22/03/2015
3rd ascent with Anne and Brian.Peterb17/10/2014
Climbed with Alex and Sophia after bypassing Beinn Ghlas. Clear and windy with good views.darradog20/08/2014
Fourth peak on the Artemis Great Kindrochit QuadrathlonGravelMonkey12/07/2014
Ascent before drive home, Lawers followed by Ghlas on return. Crystal clear, views of all cloudless Scottish peaks, including Nevis!indikid6018/04/2014
Ben Lawers fiveCraig6712/10/2013
From Ben Lewers Car Park, a round of Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, An Stuc, Meall Garbr and Meall Greigh.rhalstead09/09/2013
Walked with the family ionas 1 st Munroccoombes27/08/2013
Completed alongwith rest of Ben Lawers ridge. Summit in cloud so only flashes of view down to Loch Tay. Summit busy.quadbarrel25/08/2013
Up from NTS CP over Beinn Ghlas. Cold and icy ascent. Cloud down on summit. Sunny but very icy descent to col below Meall Corranaich.robphys24/02/2013
Solo day on Ben LawersAJones25/10/2012
Allt a' Chobhair horseshoe, anticlockwise from Camusvrachandavidpettit8422/10/2012
EUHWC 25th anniversary tripBronagh03/06/2012
Our first Munros of the 2012 holiday. Weather forecast was sh*t*, but it turned out to be a lovely day. Some snow on the approaches and wind quite fierce but what a lovely path made by the Scottish National Trust! A straight forward 7 miles up and down which also took in Beinn Ghlas. ***Re-visited 19 Oct 2017 on a traverse of the Lawers ridge with Steve Smith; Ben Lawers car park to Ben Lawers Hotel.jonglew14/05/2012
Tony Rogers, John, Tony +Chris Blake20/09/2011
The date's a guess but was September 2011. With Beinn Ghlas and Meall Chorranaich from NTS Car Park. Great views.milngavie_kenny11/09/2011
a different take on the Lawers horseshoe. starting at the lairige dam (lawers). down to the n.t. car park and up onto beinn ghlass and ben lawers, then return via meall corranaich and meall a choire leith. the last summit a fair way out and the return viastig_nest27/06/2011
On route to An Stuc with PS.Roblex10/06/2011
Steve & Emma Reading conquered on Thursday 7th June for 2012 Morris Lubricants County Top Challenge.morrislube07/06/2011
8th ascentThearlaichdubh03/05/2011