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Name:Ben Vuirich
Hill number:441
Height:903m / 2963ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 99726 70001
Summit feature:pointed stone 20m NNE of trig point in windshelter
Drop:345m
Col:558m  NN973708  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Observations:stone 15m N of trig point is 5cm lower and stone 8m NNE of trig point is 10cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 258 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Loch Moraig by tracks to near Shinagag, continuing along deteriorating track past Meall Breac, and on to Creag nan Gobhar, then along ridge to Ben Vuirich, descending SW past Loch Valigan to Meall Breac, descending S to join outward track and back to Loch Moraig.kdbennett21/07/2019
A round of three Graham tops and the Corbett from tent near head of Glen Fearnach. Biked in a short way until the ways split then along track and up to Beinn Bheag(Gt),crossed back south to Meall Bhreac(Gt) down past lochan to Stac nam Bodach(Gt) and finally to Ben Vuirich and down north back to bike. A fine day in excellent weather.dickscroop15/05/2019
Solo with Lily and Rosie. Walked the length of the ridge before getting to Ben Vurich in bright sunshine. 6 hoursalexmaclennan30/04/2019
Two day trip taking in Creag an t-Sithein, Bad an Tuirc, Carn Dubh, Ben Vuirich, Meall Daimheidh, Beinn a Chruachain, Creagan Uaine, Blar Achaidh and Creag Dubh-leitir from A924 at Stralochhill walker18/05/2018
A great day in a really beautiful area. Solo. Meall Breac (675m), Creag ban Gobhar (774m), Carn Dubh (868m), Ben Vuirich (903m), Stac nam Bodach (672m) and Sron an h-Innerach (639m). Plenty of space to park at Loch Maraig.Dangerous Dave15/04/2018
With Mora, from Glen Brerachan, there is a track and path from Tarvie all the way to summit but you will need to sneak round the big house.BLACKHILL07/07/2017
CK SheilaS02/01/2017
A great walk from Loch Moraig. Easy walking with fine views of Beinn a'Ghlo and Ben Vrackie on the track to Shinigag, which is a lovely green oasis in the wilderness. The track goes a long way up the hill and then spits you out in the middle of a massive bog. There's a sort of broad ridge that leads along to the hill, and snow made the going reasonably easy through the various peat hags, bog pools and lanky heather. This was followed by an easy climb on snow and the reward of great views from the summit. Back the same way. A fine sunset and the 2016 super moon gave wonderful light effects during the walk out.Gill12/11/2016
Dedicated to my Mum, which would have been her 91st birthday. Originally was going to use a MTB, but being nice and sunny I was enticed to walk it. Long route. Parked at Loch Moraig, to Shinagag, track faded so headed up Carn Dubh. Flat top. Descended North West and was met by 100+ deer running past. Very long return.Jhimmy04/06/2016
Walked from the south (Tarvie).Robinho0828/02/2015
Circuit from L Moraig on a sunny windy winter's day. Descent by moonlight.Martin R05/12/2014
Ben Vuirich by SMC guidebook route from Loch Moraig via Shinagag.davidpettit8431/10/2013
good viewpointclashcityrocker10/08/2013
with renee from tarvie on A924.robertphillips14/09/2012
stony summit; knot of rocks N of trig seem similar elev [=summit]. Glen Girnaig circuit from Loch Moraig car park RHW10/03/2012
selfdavidsbatty30/12/2011
Long Friday afternoon into evening trip from Loch Moraig via Shinagag. Heavy going after track fizzled out until reaching summit. Good view up Glen Loch to the Cairngorms around the Devil's Point. Back down the steep northern side to the track.Windy Corner29/04/2011
Victoriadonmeister17/05/2010
Alone.Grinner06/12/2009
Hard ascent from south through deep snow, heather and haggsSandman06/12/2008
From Loch Moraig.ChrisR03/11/2008
Ran with Jenx from track up from Kirkmichael road, circled round back of hill nr Ben a'Ghlo and back down Carn Dubh ridge to Daldhunordicstar13/10/2008
Galltywenallt30/10/2007
MC JC. Cycled from Loch Moraig along a decent track and dropped the bikes off just beyond Shinagag. Beautiful warm day with a cool breeze from the E. Lots of lapwings. Hard going from Meall Breac to the summit over bog and then deep spongy heather. 2h 30. First trip out after RTW trip.Martin6629/04/2007
Long walk in from Loch Morag for a pretty dull hill. Perhaps one of the other approaches are better.gman22/04/2007
Through trip from Glen Tilt via Loch Lochmaknipe22/04/2006
Ben Vuirich (NO 997701) S/F NO011638 Perfect winter day! Unbroken sunshine, excellent visibility, blanket snow, no wind and no one else to be seen. Soft drifts of snow, often more than knee deep, made for a long day.John Young01/02/2005
bike helpedIanHHill23/05/2003
Walked in from Loch Moraig.JohnW25/03/2003
Solo with bike Uisdean2517/11/2001
Solo trip, with bikeInvicta1426/10/2000
Route 57 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit25/06/2000
Dry but misty above 2500'. 2006 repeat - Sunny spells, strong freezing wind, mostly dry, good views.iangalbraith08/03/1998
With PaulRobF15/02/1998
Set off late from Loch Moraig (13:40) for what is quite a remote hill - and felt so, this late in the year. Clag down on summit. Last hour was walking down track in the dark.Aye Jimmy18/10/1997
Solo. Day trip from Stonehaven. Parked at bridge over Tarvie Burn on A924 road. Walked along the road and then up track past Tarvie House. At the end of the track is a bothy. I was now in mist and using compass. To Druim Mòr, Carn Dubh and hence to Ben Vuirich. The summit has a square-section trig point inside a stone shelter. Returned more or less via outward route.pwbellarby05/11/1995
Ben Vrackie and Ben Vuirich from A924.Eddie13/08/1995
From road end near Loch Moraig. On track and green trail, across river and 2 1/4 m on high level path behind Stac nam Bodach. Up over heather and long tiring contour round heather and hags. Arran chased a deer and returned panting heavily. Heather got shorter and slopes eased to top at 13.35. Misty views in heat.arranc25/07/1995
Corbett bagging (two walks): Beinn a'Choin and Ben Vuirich RHW11/11/1994
Blair Atholl Bike to Loch Moraig Track to Shinagag Track to S. of Meall Breac Cross rough ground to S. ridge of Ben Vuirich Up S. ridge to summit of Ben Vuirich W. over low ridge N. of Stac nam Bodach SW along track from Glen Loch Head across Allt Coire Lagain & pick up track to Loch Moraig Bike back to Blair Atholl. (Solo)gerrybowes16/02/1993
With Hazel via MTB from SESpudGunn16/06/1990
Ledi16/09/2019
gary198116/09/2019
weaselmaster18/08/2019
Sick Kid18/08/2019
Am Bodach26/06/2019
JtwoUD13/05/2019
arjh21/04/2019
alda09/01/2019
mikebeattie22/10/2018