Walk h118 The Ben Wyvis Massif from Garbat

Testing high level route with stunning 360º views


Route outline for walk h118:

- Garbat  -   Garbat Forest  -   Allt a' Bhealaich Mhoir  -   Ben Wyvis Nature Reserve  -   Little Wyvis  -   Tom na Caillich  -   Coire na Feithe Riabhaich  -   An Cabar (Ben Wyvis)  -   Carn a' Chaiptein  -   Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor)  -   Coire Nan Con  -   Bealach Tom a' Choinnich  -   Glas Choire  -   Choire Mhic Fhearchair  -   Choire Lochain  -   Glas Leathad Beag (Ben Wyvis)  -   Choire Lochain  -   Choire Mhic Fhearchair  -   Tom a' Choinnich (Ben Wyvis)  -   Coire Dubh  -   Allt a' Choire Dhuibh  -   Garbat Forest  -   Garbat.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munro
1
Munro
Corbett
1
Corbett
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
3
Murdos/
Munro Tops
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
2
Scottish
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) at 1046m (3433ft). Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) is classified as a Munro (No. 87) and a Marilyn (66th highest in Scotland, 68th highest in the UK). Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) is also known as a Murdo or Munro Top (118th highest in Scotland).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Tom a' Choinnich (Ben Wyvis), 953m (3128ft). Tom a' Choinnich (Ben Wyvis) is known as a Murdo or Munro Top (321st highest in Scotland).

You will also reach the summit of An Cabar (Ben Wyvis), 946m (3105ft).

Along the way you will also bag Glas Leathad Beag (Ben Wyvis), 928m (3046ft) - a Murdo or Munro Top (389th highest in Scotland) and Little Wyvis 763m (2504ft) - a Corbett (No. 220), and Scottish Marilyn (422nd Sco, 462nd UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 437
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 20
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h118 The Ben Wyvis Massif from Garbat

In no particular order . . .

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) from Glas Leathad Beag (Ben Wyvis)

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) from Glas Leathad Beag (Ben Wyvis)

Photo: Gary Cooke (4)

On Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor)

On Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor)

Photo: Bob Reid (2)

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) from the cairn on Little Wyvis

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) from the cairn on Little Wyvis

Photo: Gary Cooke (1)

Tom a' Choinnich (Ben Wyvis) summit in mist

Tom a' Choinnich (Ben Wyvis) summit in mist

Photo: Gary Cooke (5)

On Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor)

On Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor)

Photo: Bob Reid (3)

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) summit

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) summit

Photo: Bob Reid (1)

An Cabar (Ben Wyvis) summit cairns

An Cabar (Ben Wyvis) summit cairns

Photo: Gary Cooke (2)

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) trig point and shelter

Ben Wyvis (Glas Leathad Mor) trig point and shelter

Photo: Gary Cooke (3)


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