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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)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Historic County Top,
Current County/UA Top, Administrative County Top, Murdo, Yeaman, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,CoH,CoU,CoA,Mur,Y,T100,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NN 63555 41416
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:915m
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
Comments:Added to Trail 100 list Jan 2020
Change log:show changes for this hill entry
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
Notes:
  • Tayside (1974) administrative county top
  • Perthshire historic county top
  • Perth and Kinross current county/UA top

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Failed attempt at bigger route. Forecast wrong. Calm in valleys but c35mph on tops. Snow underfoot and icy sleet falling. Turned back after Lawers. Did not lift all day. Rounsfell30/10/2019
duncanstraiton19/10/2019
Climbed with Lucy in heavy fog.honey badger13/10/2019
nrowan29/09/2019
From NTS car park, along track up Beinn Ghlas, continuing along to Ben Lawers, returning to col between the two, then along the Beinn Ghlas bypass track, rejoining path back to car park. With JAS.kdbennett28/09/2019
Beautiful day on the hills. Nice little round of 5 starting at meal greigh and finishing with beinn ghlas. Definitely ones to return toNicky C28/09/2019
With E. From Ben Lawers car park. A wet day with low cloud and poor visibility throughout the walk.Beeliner03/09/2019
alda27/08/2019
easers13/08/2019
Early morning walked up from An Stuc. Thought we were in for an inversion on the way up but all we got was mist, rain, no view and stared at by sheep.Canny27/07/2019
limelight98605/07/2019
Climbed with Dan Arnold and Robert Baldie,m left a car at Ben Lawers Hotel, started from Nature Reserve car park. Bagged Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers and An Stuc then returned to Hotel along the Lawers Burn. Overcast / hazy but warm all day.chillyman823/06/2019
dhulmes22/06/2019
Part of our Scottish 3 peak challengerossdrummond21/06/2019
An Stuc, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Meall a'Choire Leith, Meall Corranaich, Meall Garbh (Ben Lawers), Meall Greigh Return Route very wetHuwel19/06/2019
Debs & Talisker. From Car Park, route as described in Pocket Mountains Southern highlands. 6hrs30. 5 Munros's and a Munros Top.Mountain Goat19/06/2019
Alan, Angela, Craig, Graham, Jane, Jeannie, RobertNHWC09/06/2019
1214mThe Grouse06/05/2019
wullclark01/05/2019
fellwanderer9220/04/2019
Tartantraveller13/04/2019
Ledi13/04/2019
gary198113/04/2019
Stavanger Toestub10/04/2019
Dusting of snowcjo02/03/2019
tleach1228/12/2018
MattBruce23/12/2018
First hill of second day on Scotland trip w/ Pete + Joe, snowy and windypenbet12/11/2018
weaselmaster11/11/2018
Sick Kid11/11/2018
hhjj20/09/2018
Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Creag an Fhithich & An Stuc, then back over Creag an Fhithich & Ben Lawers before taking the bypass path back to the car park. Minimal views, got soaked, loved it!Chris Mac15/09/2018
Last peak of the day, highest point to date.DaveMc08/09/2018
Lynette06/09/2018
alda29/08/2018
miles_andrews25/08/2018
solitaryfellwanderer25/08/2018
Morning31/07/2018
County top reached from the pay and display carpark £2 on the minor road to Bridge of Balgie off the A827. Route was six miles completed in three and half hours in poor conditions but as there is a clear path all the way navigation was not a problem. Returned over second Munro Beinn Ghlas.WAYNE ROWLETT29/07/2018
With TMD. A straightforward walk today just visiting Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers summit. Great weather, stunning views.meltdiceburg19/07/2018
carole engel18/07/2018
Blair51207/07/2018
Ibex01/07/2018
This was my last Munroe, great celebration on the top, completed after a week in Skye. With Otis and AlanGlenford10/06/2018
otis.laws10/06/2018
Toril07/06/2018
Round of 5 Munros in the Ben Lawers range.liljonb29/05/2018
daveyf200120/05/2018
Lockedman10119/05/2018
Climbed with Beinn Ghlas, sunny warm day, brilliant views.anderson2414/05/2018