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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
County (CoH):Perthshire (CoH)
County (CoA):Tayside (CoA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Historic County Top, Current County/UA Top, Administrative County Top, Murdo, Yeaman,
Trail 100
Grid ref:NN 63554 41416
Summit feature:trig point
Col:300m  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
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  • Tayside (1974) administrative county top
  • Perthshire historic county top
  • Perth and Kinross current county/UA top

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With CathyS, RobN, VickyM, GrantM, Cali & Luna. Linear walk 7 Munros on the Ben Lawers Range, 21km 1800m ascent, great weather. Finished at Lawers hotel, from layby at NN 59357 41585.masmith11/05/2024
With IFSRodge10/05/2024
from new cp over Ben Ghlas in beautiful inversionFlatfield02/12/2023
Ben Allan and Jenni Allan. Plus Finn. Coming good on an overdue promise to help Ben get to the top of his first Munros. Lawers was no. 2. A bit wet and windy with some hoar frost at the top.ian-e27/11/2023
Continued to Creag an Fhithich & An Stuc. Beinn Ghlas on return.duchally16/10/2023
16.7 miles 7046ft walk, start at Ben Lawers NT carpark to Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, An Stuc, Meall Garbh, Meall Greigh and Creag An Fhithich.stephenbuda10/09/2023
With LunaBingo99931/08/2023
As part of circuit - Beinn Galas, Ben Lawers, Meall Greigh, Meall Garbh, An Stuc, Ben Lawers and Meall Corranaich. 7hrs car to car, 27.8km, 2300m.Ennoch14/06/2023
Great views at the second attemptcolinfielding09/05/2023
Climbed with Beinn Ghlas on first trip with EKMCFionaC07/05/2023
Round from Balmenoch - Meall a' Choire Leith - Meall Corranaich - Ben Lawers - Creag an Fhithich - An Stuc - Meall Garbh - Creag Roro spot height (not on any lists) - Balmenoch. Will come back for Beinn Ghlas, aborted due to wind/snow/low visibility.screeleep11/04/2023
Ben Lawers 5 Munro summits and 1 top mostly clear weather very cold Northerly windjps66616/09/2022
From parking to north of Lochan na Lairige, Meall a' Choire Leith, Meall Corranaich, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Creag an Fhithich, An Stuc, Meall Garbh and Meall Greigh. Ended at second car parked at hotel.JasonStark11/09/2022
A repeat visitHirta31/08/2022
niall's 40thsciuro27/08/2022
Loop of 5 Munros from Ben Lawers Carpark to Lawers with the family.Tisteln13/08/2022
Hiking Lawers loop with my family.Dibber13/08/2022
Third visit, via Beinn Ghlas. Cloud trying to clear the summit.Windy Corner12/08/2022
After MT. First Munro I've ever climbed twice.iangpark27/07/2022
Beinn Ghlas - Ben Lawers - Meall Corranaich from the Ben Lawers car park. Freezing cold on Ben Lawers, ice on the trigGary Heath29/05/2022
From Creag an Fhithich following the main path to the top of Perthshire.JAdair9728/05/2022
SHC walk: Beinn Glas, Ben Lawers & An Stuc.TRG31815/05/2022
From Ben Lawers NTS CP. Anticlockwise circuit of the Ben Lawers ridge. Heading for Meall Greigh was a slog until picking up the good track at the dam at NN6421 3795.welshyboyo27/03/2022
NUFWAS Hogmanay trip, Killin. With Jon, Mark, Hannah, Vicky and Housechild.Grinner-Munros230/12/2021
From the NTS car park on the Loch Tay - Glen Lyon road. Cloud to 750m, no views, strong winds so we did not carry on to Meall Garbh. Returned via Beinn Ghlas.DanMaisieBex24/10/2021
From NT car park, entered the cloud at 500m and v windyKFJED24/10/2021
Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Creag an Fhithich & An Stuc from NTS car park.thekirkie pirate12/10/2021
Walked from the car park, easy walkCrazy windy conditions at the summit, lifting us of our feetHavenchris24/09/2021
Following Beinn Ghlas no view very windy solocolinfielding17/09/2021
Beinn Ghlas > Ben Lawers from GR: NN 60844 37697Hippster15/08/2021
Beinn Ghlas > Ben Lawers from GR: NN 60844 37697ronaldo33315/08/2021
Start of track near Carie - track to 550m contour - slopes of Beinn Ghlas then S ridge - Beinn Ghlas - Ben Lawers - Creag an Fhithich - An Stuc - Meall Garbh - Meall Greigh - SW to dam - track - Meall Odhar - track back to Carie.Mark Jackson12/08/2021
7 munros of Ben Lawers range. Started at Lochan na Lairige, ended at Ben Lawers hotelhummusg17/06/2021
A fine traverse of the Ben Lawers ridge from west to east, starting from the NTS car park. Visited Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Creag an Fhithich, An Stuc, Meall Garbh, and Meall Greigh. As I was solo with just the one vehicle, I had to return along the access road for the water intakes and then traverse across open country under Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas. 25km with 1600m of ascent in 9 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan05/06/2021
2/2 after Beinn Ghlas from car parkPDuncan8229/05/2021
Outing with T - 1st after 2021 lockdown - over 2 Munros to get to random top. Hardest bit - descent from summit of MT to top - snowy - and back again.Scmccabe 14/04/2021
Lee & Ev - Trottingjennygraham18/10/2020
NTS Car Park start, via Beinn Ghlas. Back via path to the North that Avoids Beinn Ghlastsharp29/09/2020
Did this along with Beinn Ghlassupermario23/09/2020
Simple walk from Beinn Ghlas. Solo.Dangerous Dave14/09/2020
4th Munro of Lawers 7. After getting lost on An Stuc; missed CnF top and, due to inversion, summit area was packed so didn't stay long.iangpark15/08/2020
Following on from Beinn Ghlas, 2nd MunroAlan Bothwell08/08/2020
very busy on a sunny saturday in augustgettingonabit08/08/2020
After doing Beinn Ghlas its an easy path to do great viewsAristotle Chip02/08/2020
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
Climbed with Lucy in heavy fog.honey badger13/10/2019
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
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