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Name:Ben Vorlich
Hill number:17
Height:985m / 3232ft
RHB Section:01B: Strathyre to Strathallan
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 62914 18909
Summit feature:trig point
Col:151m  NN 5754 2149  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) OL46N OL47W 365N 368W
Observations:cairn 125m ESE at NN 63033 18865 is lower
Comments:col measured to be 151.0m with Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 867 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Great walk, little scramble to the top but worth the views.Sonja8920/06/2020
The path up to Ben Vorlich was quite busy but a lot less people made the journey to Stuc a' Chroin. Very windy up to Ben Vorlich but then it died off. The scramble up to Stuc a' Chroin wasn't that bad and there was only one bit that involved stretching your arm out to get a fingerhold. The scree path back down was a bit steep but fine. 6.5 hours in total.tsharp15/09/2019
Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin from Loch Earn. Great weather, great company, great walk. AJ,AW.Fred Windsor13/09/2019
First solo munro. Climbed from south Loch Earn and did Stuic a' Chroin too.Skerryvore07/09/2019
With Geraldine from Ardvorlich House. Wind and few showers. Didnt do scramble.Chris Blake28/08/2019
Fantastic hot, sunny day with trimarc2 inc Stuc a' ChroinFionalevey10/08/2019
With Fiona. Superb day.trimarc210/08/2019
Solo climb. Good path to start but rougher as you get higher which made the descent tougher than expected as there were a lot of loose rocks. Still a fun climb.Thomas McIlvaney21/07/2019
Ben Vorlich (55 min up) & Stuc a' Chroin (38 min down) run
Debs and Tali. Set off with the intent to do Beinn Each. Ended up doing Stuc a Chroin and Ben Vorlic again for Debs. And the 3 minor tops along the way.Mountain Goat12/05/2019
Ben Vorlich from ArdvorlichAjm031029/03/2019
From Ardvorlich, Loch Earn (NN 63207 23210). Clear track & path all the way to the summit. Amazing views from the summit and unbelievably warm!david23020127/02/2019
3rd visit up to the top of this mountain. Took the usual route starting at ArdvorlichAnglostark30/10/2018
Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin from Loch Earn. Cloudy on top. Returned via Ben VorlichHuwel19/10/2018
49 - Climbed on the 1st day of our Honeymoon. Clag, rain and very strong gusts of wind came in about 1/3 of the way up, and stayed there until we were well on the way home. Stuc a' Chroin also climbed.huwthomas16/10/2018
Route: Road near Ardvorlich House - Ben Vorlich - Stùc a Chroin - Creagan nan Gabhar - Ben Our - Road near Ardvorlich House. Stats: 5hrs53, 16.8km, 1,402m ascent. Weather: mostly warm and clear, although wet and claggy on final two mountains. Notes: PWE descended through valley after summiting Stùc a Chroin.millionmts09/08/2018
Climbed after Ben Vorlich with Daniel Arnold, 7hours all in. Very misty on top no real views.chillyman805/08/2018
Ben Vorlich and scramble up Stuc a' Chroin.liljonb31/05/2018
Great walk from Ardvorlich, on to Stuc a Chrointwg2725/05/2018
Ascent from Loch EarnMichael Swinton25/11/2017
Gavin Appleton, Craig Brackenridge, Keith Armour Wet Wet Wet and Wetian-e01/11/2017
With brother Neil, Adam and Stevelauraann01/10/2017
up and down from Loch Earn. Included Stuc a'Chroin toosamfleming630/09/2017
with Jimlinda13/08/2017
My second ever Munro. Visiting family in various locations round the central belt, wanted to do a Munro. This was recommended to me. Camped in a field near comrie, which is a superb little village. The south loch earn road was being tarmacked which gave us some troubles but otherwise this was a straightforward Munro, to and from aardvorlich too 5-6 hourstumpawumpa07/08/2017
Straightforward climb from Ardvorlichthekirkie pirate17/07/2017
Wouldn't have made it if not for the 4 benevolent souls who donated a compeed!WOORSIE03/07/2017
Ben Vorlich, Stuc a'Chroin, Creagan nan Gabhar and Ben Our from Ardvorlich. Glorious sunny dayCrib Goch07/05/2017
By trade route. Bad weather on top so no Stuc. Saw red squirrel. Rounsfell29/04/2017
Met M&D on summit for lunch after stag in edsRodge17/04/2017
Walked from Ardvorlich up Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin and back with Lucy the energetic Cockerpoo.honey badger17/04/2017
M2Dave Geere05/04/2017
Me Brian Smith and Grant Coull ran this as well as Stuc a Chroin. Cracking day outKevthecat02/04/2017
Walked with the Claw from Ardvorlich, very gusty and chilly at the top but other than that a braw walk.Chris Mac19/03/2017
round of ben vorlich, creagan nan gabhar, ben our,from the north park on verge near ardvorlich house.robertphillips04/01/2017
From Ardvorlich. Good path all the way up. Wind was gale force and freezing on the summit so didn't attempt Stuc a Chroin afterwards.Stevend117/12/2016
With I.McSkimmingHighland Days08/12/2016
Mon 29/8 - Ben Vorlich - Based on mica walkers' guide LL&TT Vol 2 East walk 46 - from Ardvorlich - down via ridge towards Ben Our and then turn sharp right to traverse round the north side of Ben Vorlich to meet up with the ascent pathmnph29/08/2016
Repeated walking up from Loch Earn, Ardvorlich. Company: Mike Stevenson.iandesbottes27/08/2016
Ardvourlie-Ben Vorlich-Stuc a'Chroin, return to Ardvourlie via Coire Fhuadaraich and Coire Buidhekdbennett01/08/2016
From Loch Earn and then on to Stuc a Chroin with A. Cloud on tops.PeterD17/07/2016
From Loch Earn. On own.MorecambeMonkey17/05/2016
Evening ascent from Ardvorlich on Loch Earn, of Ben Vorlich (985), descending to Bealch an Dubh Chroin before scramble ascent of Stuc a Chroin (975m). Returned to Ardvorlich without re-ascent of the first Munro. Dry, sunny evening with strong buffeting wind in exposed sections of the ridges.VirtualMountain11/05/2016
My 100th munro!!MoragElizabeth05/05/2016
Weather fair with snow on ground.MountainMac28/02/2016
With Janice, dry day but bit cloudy limiting views from top.JamesSDonald26/09/2015
2nd Munrolojzi86062119/07/2015