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Name:Ben Cleuch
Hill number:1642
Height:721m / 2365ft
Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Area:Ochil Hills
County/UA:Clackmannanshire (UA)
County (CoH):Clackmannanshire (CoH)
Catchment:Forth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Donald,
Historic County Top, Current County/UA Top
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,D,DN,CoH,CoU,P500)
Grid ref:NN 90274 00632
Summit feature:trig point in windshelter
Drop:595m
Col:126m  NN917091  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 58
(1:25k) 366E
Observations:ground 20m E at NN 90299 00627 may be as high
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
Notes:
  • Clackmannanshire historic county top
  • Clackmannanshire current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 359 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Katy. Sunny walkGeorge Thompson24/07/2017
5/5.PGCE30/06/2017
Start and finish Tillicoultry, Mid Glen to The Law then ontoBen Cleuch follow path to Ben Ever the path back to Mid Glen, with Chris. TheHutchie05/04/2017
PATH IN TILLICOULTRY GLEN NOW OPEN. Considerable work to repair it is evident. I could appreciate the glen's beauty and destructive power. Access fine to The Law, a great route up to Ben Cleuch. I continued my walk over Andrew Ginnel Hill- which I thought the best summit, rocks above a steep drop. Then over to Kings Seat Hill before dropping down the obvious path on the broad ridge W of Elistoun Hill, appreciating the deep cut valleys again on my way down to Tillicoultry. Rapidly melting spring snow.pwheeler24/03/2017
From Alva Glen car park. Solo. The Nebbit (449m), Craighorn (583m), Ben Buck (679m), Ben Cleuch (729m), Andrew Gannel Hill (670m), The Law (638m), Ben Ever (622m), Wood Hill (525m).Dangerous Dave03/03/2017
With Steve. T, cool and cloudy.Play2End28/11/2016
3/4 Third of Four on snow filled day (The Nebit/Ben Ever/Ben Cleuch/Andrew Gannell Hill)Fergalh19/11/2016
From Tillicoultry with mora my dog. good weather/views. Mill glen still closed.BLACKHILL20/10/2016
Upper Mill Street, Mill Glen, The Law, Ben Cleuch, Ben Ever, Wood Burn. All conventional except very steep slide/descent back to the level.callumorr18/10/2016
parked car at entrance to windfarm on A823 ACW round of bald hill, ben buck NE Top, ben cleuch, the law, andrew gannel hill, skythorn hill, middle hill, cairnmorris hill, ben shee, nice sunny day mostly on good paths and atv tracks.robertphillips09/06/2016
Still cold with hail showers at top. Brrr.Roblex27/04/2016
The Law, Ben Cleuch and Ben Ever horseshoe from Tillicoultry (NS 914974).summitsup24/04/2016
snow/blizzardns7929/11/2015
From Tillicoultry via the Law and continued to Ben Ever - Mill Glen path still closedgazzareth03/10/2015
SoloUisdean2503/10/2015
Nice circular walk, parked in Tillicoultry, a very long and steep ascent onto The Law, followed the ridge to Ben Cleuch, Andrew Ganol Hill and Kings Seat Hill, walked back down to Tillicoultry the easier way on the East side of Ganol Burn. Bagged Ben Lomond earlier that day. Perfectly clear but very hot weather.DanTrig13/08/2015
Ben Ever and Ben Cleuch DoubleRosco55607/08/2015
From Tillicoultry up glen steps as glen path still closed. Hardest section is The Law but once that's been climbed it's easy going.skoosh06/07/2015
All Ochill Donalds / Donald tops from Dollar Glen except Blairdennon. A fine day, much better than forecast so extended to include Innerdowniedickscroop23/12/2014
Circular walk from Tilli with Susan, Max, Josephine and dogs. Lovely cold sunny day with drifting low mist below us.alexmaclennan23/11/2014
Circuit from car park next to golf course, over The Law, Ben Cleuch and Ben Ever. 'Interesting' time on Mill Glen path which I didn't know was closed, as it's only signed and barriered as such from below, not from where I joined it! Write-up: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/gt-day-2-ben-cleuch.htmlGayle28/10/2014
Ochil 2000s hill race CraigW23/08/2014
From Tillicoultry, took the high east path above the Mill Glen (still closed) and up The Law to Ben Cleuch. Returned by same route.killiedaft07/08/2014
One hour and three quarter to the top. 3 hour round trip.bolton14/07/2014
Parked at top of Upper Mill Street in Tillicoultry Path up Mill Glen closed so used higher path to E. Bridge over Gannel Burn Track to The Law Continued along track to the summit trig point. (PM)gerrybowes14/07/2014
Ben Cleuch circular taking in 4 other peaks and coming down into Alva.bigeffindavie01/06/2014
With Carol and Jess and Sue whom we met in car park and tagged on to us. Very good walk. From Mill Glen across new footbridge to the Law onto Ben C leuch then across to Ben Ever down to Alva then Wood Hill path back to Mill Glen. Into the Woolpack Inn for a cuppa. Very clear and dry day. Predicted rain did not appear. Very cold on summit with lot of snow still lying around. Fairly busy hills.munromurph01/03/2014
With Max and Angus, Scooby and Holly. Dollar to Alva glen. Snowy underfoot over the tops. Windy and driving snow/ sleet at times. 6 hours.alexmaclennan02/02/2014
round of 7 new donalds from dollar glen.robertphillips13/01/2014
Cold and snowy day for a hill run with Kirsty. No views and a steep pull going up. Tea and sandwiches at K's parents after.GravelMonkey04/01/2014
East side of Mill Glen,up the Law take a left up to Ben Cleuch at the fence T junction.Finlaggan13/08/2013
With David Alexander. From end of lane in Tillicoultry (11:00) took path up the glen, over stream and then up over The Law to the summit (12:45). Cloudy at first, then glorious day with good views to N. Back over Andrew Gannel Hill and down to pass. Car 15:05dbb06/06/2013
Highest summit in the Ochils.thenomad29/04/2013
Greenforet, Blairdenon, Ben Buck, Ben Cleuch, Andrewgannel, Kings seatborderterrier20/04/2013
with renee up from tillycoutry.robertphillips26/08/2012
After Dumyat! Drove to Alva and climbed Cleugh Frm Woodland Park. Track to West and steep up Wood hill, over Ben Ever to top. Back down via Andy Gannel hill and The Law into Mill Glen and traverse over quarry via old road and traverse track back to startnordicstar04/06/2012
With Will.lolsmit19/02/2012
JEB, RIB Uisdean2528/01/2012
Mill Glen, Tillicoultry, The Law (D/T)(tog-up). White-out on summit ridge. Solo for Graham tick. Retraced route on return.trienbrae17/01/2012
with John Greendavidsbatty27/10/2011
SHMCGrah-tfun18/09/2011
Walked from Stirling to Alva and then up Alva Glen past Smugglers Cave taking steep burn up to right to join track heading north from Silver Glen. Then up another steep burn forever climbing until plateau of Ben Cleuch in site. Camped next to trig point apeter05/09/2011
My 600th Marilyn. Ascent from Tillicoultry with family and party of Hall of Fame Members. Champagne and whisky on the summit.marktrengove04/09/2011
Mark Trengove's 600th marilyn celebrationvegibagger04/09/2011
With: hb dh sf; Approached from SE over The Law with Dave Hewitt. Met Steve Fallon on top with his dog. Descended over Ben Ever with Dave the steep descent down to car by Mill Glen.Ian Baines28/02/2011
Took right hand path from Mill Glen to end of valley. Then upto Andrew Gammel Hill, onto Ben Cleuch and down The Law.tcrannoch30/10/2010
Climbed up from The Law.derekblackburn15/10/2010
Hot work with Anne and the ColliersDavid Greaves22/05/2010
with MichelleJamesSDonald01/05/2010
up over Ben Ever to Ben Cleuch then down the Lawlynda12/02/2010