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Name:Ben Vane
Hill number:76
Height:915.76m / 3004ft
Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Dumbarton)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 27758 09837
Summit feature:rock outcrop near small cairn
Drop:424m
Col:492m  NN263096  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL39S 364S
Observations:note cairn at top of gully 35m E at NN 27790 09830 is 0.52m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Beinn Teallach and Ben Vane (Final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 580 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Arrochar via the excellent new path (Three Lochs Way) to Coiregrogain. Then a fine ascent on a good path. Pity about the weather. Of the two paths marked ascending W from NN295092, the southernmost is the better.Mark Jackson19/08/2017
revisit for beinn dubh, ben vane, ben vane north top, ben vane far north top, beinn dubh, from inveruglas cp, nice sunny hot day.robertphillips18/07/2017
Bob & DukeDukeNukem19/06/2017
From Inveruglas car park, up Loch Sloy access road and SW shoulder, then descended the same way. No visibility on summit.welshyboyo30/05/2017
From bus at Inveruglas, after to Ben Vorlich and down to Tarbet via cowal wayRodge08/04/2017
From Inveruglas - WalkHighlands' route. Dry and clear but extremely windy. A very boggy hill.Crib Goch11/09/2016
Walk from Arrochar via Glen Loin.trimarc224/08/2016
Climbed from south, descended to north and round back to Sloy damkdbennett05/08/2016
Climbed with Emma and Hunterian.monaghan12/06/2016
Boggy base, solid rocky top, small scramble on way towards one of the false summits!KPvLSF28/05/2016
Brilliant clear day - lots of soft fresh snow - managed avalanche risk by staying on the ridgewychwood09/03/2016
8th Munrolojzi86062126/09/2015
Good scramble hill.very eroded though. Done with Mike Mackie & Anne Brockmantallblond14/08/2015
Solo, fieldwork Uisdean2520/10/2014
Run up from Loch Lomond then down to Arrchar in pouring rain and low clouds. Good climb thoughmcbiydw211/08/2014
Took my bike along the hydro track then a straight forward ascent.Play2End26/05/2014
Flexi day hillwalking by myself. Beautiful weather and a fast pace made for an enjoyable day. Back home via Aldi to make Friday dinner.GravelMonkey18/04/2014
Glasgow hill walking club.Eileen O'Neil10/11/2013
From Inveruglas.rhalstead14/09/2013
Solo ascent following tourist path from Inveruglas. 4 hours.alexmaclennan26/08/2013
See bein Imepigerg22/05/2013
2nd time ascent of Ben Vane in glorious sunny winter weather. Hard snow turned a bit mushy on descent. With David M.Jhimmy18/02/2013
Night nav with Dave - snow :)From inveruglas 10.20pm, 3hrs to the top, two down. Met some marauding drunks at 11pm!Loz_mck12/01/2013
peri, nigel naylor, sno, long descent in dark off backlithosyork27/12/2012
Excellent views north, west and south, cloudy to the east. Last minute decision to climb so didn't set off until 12.30pm, passed 31 people on the way up and no one on the way down. Lovely Autumn day.andy14/10/2012
Started at Inveruglas, Ben Vane, Glas-Bhealach, Beinn Ime, Bealach a'Mhaim, Alt CoiregrogainPunkywull06/10/2012
Bernard Taylor's compleation; party of 16.richtea504007/09/2012
Charles Everett's completion party.Topographer5704/09/2012
my final Munro with; Iain Brown (M), Phil Cooper (M), Ian Crabb, Jonathan de Ferranti (M), Aileen Gray, Stewart Logan (M), Mark Nightingale, Graeme Patterson, Michael Pearce, Tony Whitehead,vegibagger03/09/2012
Estimated date - done soloAimless Rambler12/06/2012
Cloud cover just above the summit - at 3002 feet so a good choice on a damp day. A good scramble in parts.Roblex08/06/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=21085basscadet04/05/2012
Got to the summit much quicker than expected from last top. Steep descent so glad I didnt come up that way scary steep and rocky even put poles in rucksack.LizzieG01/04/2012
241st - Solo - from inn at Arrochar, follow path up Allt a' Bhalachain. Clear dry day with v good views, snow from 800m. Nearly ran out of time for this one, glad I did it - long winter day.RGibbs07/02/2012
Estimated date as usual but did it on a very wet day in October with Andy. Zero visibility but an enjoyably rocky wee hill. Surprisingly flat summit after such a steep climb up.bobblehat_kenny20/10/2011
Estimated date as usual but did it on a very wet day in October with Andy. Zero visibility but an enjoyably rocky wee hill. Surprisingly flat summit after such a steep climb up.milngavie_kenny20/10/2011
Steep and boggy, flattens out at the top with a couple of rocky bits that needed climbing. Nice walk.aldo5622/05/2011
From Arrochar via Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime - big pathless reascent from the bealachdavidpettit8430/04/2011
from inveruglas carpark area nicy sunny day snowing on top.robertphillips19/01/2011
Snow still good.Colinmac200502/01/2011
6th ascentThearlaichdubh31/10/2010
with dave and norman - elspeth and al turned back by the rainmn2322/10/2010
Climbed from Inveruglas in torrential rain with Maggie and Norman Reid. Elspeth and Al climbed up a bit of the way then turned back. Seemed a nice mountain but weather atrocious!dave neilson22/10/2010
With Neilsons (ENorman Reid22/10/2010
walked with tomjosie26/06/2010
walked with jotom smith25/06/2010
MC DB. Summits clear to the west with views to Jura.Martin6630/05/2010
Weather was great. 1st time I've actually seen Ben Lomond and the Arrochar peaks. Steep climb with a small bit scrambling. Great funakmilne14/04/2010
Ardlui station to Ben Vorlich, Ben Vane, Ben Ime, Beinn Narnain and Tarbert station. Day 30 of 59 for all Munros. 20km, +/-2400m, 9 hours.PGCE10/04/2010
First day out on Munros for over a year! Dad descended back to the car, while Dave, Sue and I continued over to this one and then hitchhiked back along the road to the car.AGWilliamson12/12/2009