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Hiking Ben A'an

We stayed at a B&B in Doune and Bob, the proprietor, suggested that we try climbing this peak since... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Dan M
Fantastic Views of the trossachs

The walk to the top is easy and no navigation skills are needed. Volunteers have created an obvious... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
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All reviews loch katrine stone steps fantastic views hill walk great hike coming down worth the climb easy path well trained scottish government strong winds final climb car park short climb sir walter scott walking boots well worth the effort
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so looking forward to climbing this little peak from the pictures and reviews that we had seen, plus it is was our first peak in the Highlands (I believe it just makes it into that category). The approach from Aberfoyle via Dukes Pass...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We stayed at a B&B in Doune and Bob, the proprietor, suggested that we try climbing this peak since we wanted to hike, but were short on time. The trail-head is not hard to find as it is clearly indicated as the Ben A'an trail....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The walk to the top is easy and no navigation skills are needed. Volunteers have created an obvious path, with stone steps at steep bits.Once you are at the top you will look over some of the nicest scenery in Scotland.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank petermchardy
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Callander being so close to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, we set off to make sure we toured around these. Fortunately, this October has been fine and, apart from the occasional shower, we were greeted with pleasant sun to see our favourite sights in this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Brilliant views over Loch A'nn. We were in full hiking gear enjoying a relative easy walk up, when we met a group of kids coming down in tea shirts, shorts, and trainers!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Magnificent view on Loch Katrine and around! About 1h15min to climb, 45 to go down. Very steep... Windy on the top.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we took our 6 month old up on her carrier, this was probably the wrong decision and I am very fortunate my partner is fit and carried her with ease. The path is well maintained however at points difficult going especially...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a relatively quick climb/hike at around 1hr to the top and 45mins back down. It’s not the small peak that is viable from the car park but the larger one hidden behind it. I think many people start out thinking that they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yukon164
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Not much of a challenge but the views from the top are spectacular and well worth the effort. Decent car park at the bottom and a cafe to boot. All in all a good wee day out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gers1873ok
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The parking space is very limited, so you need to be there early or be patient till you leave your car, because it seems to be a very popular walk. I would not recommend it for families with young children, parts of the path are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tracy U
6 October 2018|
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Response from Trevor A | Reviewed this property |
No problem. He will probably be much better than I was!
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rutharmstrong
17 February 2018|
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Response from Vegas69024 | Reviewed this property |
I'm a mature pensioner and not a regular hill walker; took me around 4hrs for the round trip with a number of stops to admire the views etc.
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LostInTheWorld89
14 January 2018|
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Response from Vegas69024 | Reviewed this property |
I did this walk in the summer and as an inexperienced aged walker it was a real challenge.I certainly would not consider it in wintry conditions.
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