Can you climb Ben Lomond in the snow?
Walking to the summit of Ben Lomond, via the South ridge is a great route to take in the snow, being easy to follow, with outstanding views of the surrounding mountains in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.
How long does it take to walk up and down Ben Lomond?
Main route summary
|Munros||Ben Lomond (974m, Munro 183)|
|Time||walking : 4:20hr* running : 1:30hr *Naismith’s rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent|
|Start/finish||Rowardennan (grid ref : NS360987)|
Do you need crampons for Ben Lomond?
This route includes some rough conditions underfoot so proper walking boots should be worn. In winter conditions crampons and ice axe are adviseable – and essential when icy or if using the ptarmigan return route.
Is Snowdon harder than Ben Lomond?
Re: Ben lomand Ben Lomond is a bit of a longer climb than Snowdon from Pen-y-pass (assuming that’s the way you went) – about 950m versus 700m, but as long as the wee one is keen and the weather is OK, it should be no problem.
How many calories do you burn climbing Ben Lomond?
Scotland – Ben Lomond Loop
|HILLS View Profile||3100 ft (53%) 3090 ft (47%)|
|CALORIES Configure||798 kcal|
How do you get to Ben Lomond without a car?
In Summer there’s a ferry from Tarbet to Rowardennan. Tarbet’s on the W shore of Loch Lomond and is accessible by train (the line from Glasgow to Fort William) or by bus. Your nearest access by public transport is the bus to Balmaha, or the somewhat larger but further away, Drymen.
What is the hardest mountain to climb in the UK?
Ben Nevis, Lochaber Nicknamed “The Ben”, this is the highest – and one of the toughest – mountain challenges you can undertake in the UK, with an altitude of 1345 metres above sea level.
How difficult is Ben Lomond?
Generally considered a challenging route, it takes an average of 5 h 14 min to complete. This trail is great for backpacking, camping, and fishing. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. The Ben Lomond Mountain Path is a great climb with beautiful views on the way up.