The Cruachan and Glen Lochy Hills, Loch Leven to Connel Bridge, Strath of Orchy and Glen Lochy, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Ben Cruachan is used for hydro-electric power production with turbines located in a man-made cavern several hundred metres under the mountainside.
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Ben Cruachan means 'Conical Hil' and is pronounced 'Ben kroo-achen'.
The summit of Ben Cruachan is marked by a Trig Point.
Ben Cruachan is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map 377|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 50|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Ben Cruachan is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Ben Cruachan
Andrew Edwards walked up on September 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Cruachan horseshoe [with] Myself [weather] Sunny - Superb views lovely climb
Mark Davidson climbed on May 23rd, 2012 [with] Alone [weather] Very hot & sunny with huge views - fantastic weather. Took extra water & drank it all! - There are a few sit down & think moments on the descent.
Mr M A Blanchard, Ron Blundell, Paul Booth, Simon Duerden, Andrew Buxton, Trevor Williams, Geert Gritter and Adam Shewry have all walked, climbed & bagged Ben Cruachan.
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