Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray

Steep walk & heather bash to two magnificent views!


Route outline for walk st146:

Ben A'an Forestry Commision Car Park  -  Loch Achray  -  The Trossachs  -  Woodland  -  Ben A'an  -  Meall Gainmheich  -  Ben A'an Forestry Commision Car Park  -  Loch Achray.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

Munros
0
Munros
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
0
Murdos
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Meall Gainmheich at 566m (1858ft). Meall Gainmheich is classified as a Scottish Marilyn (712th highest in Scotland, 833rd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ben A'an at 454m (1490ft). Ben A'an is known as a Scottish Bridget.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL46 The Trossachs - Callander, Aberfoyle & Balquhidder & Strathyre


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

57 Stirling & The Trossachs


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray

In no particular order . . .

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Ben A'an summit just before the final climb

Ben A'an summit just before the final climb

Photo: Helen Walker (2)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Ben A'an

Ben A'an

Photo: Ken MacDonald (1)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Loch Achray

Loch Achray

Photo: Peter Kemp (6)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Ben A'an Summit

Ben A'an Summit

Photo: Billy Watson (5)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Loch Katrine from Ben A'an

Loch Katrine from Ben A'an

Photo: Billy Watson (6)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Loch Katrine from Ben A'an

Loch Katrine from Ben A'an

Photo: Stuart Donaghey (2)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Ben Venue from Loch Achray

Ben Venue from Loch Achray

Photo: Peter Swan (18)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Halfway up Ben A'an

Halfway up Ben A'an

Photo: Billy Watson (4)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Lock Katrine from the summit of Ben A'an

Lock Katrine from the summit of Ben A'an

Photo: Matthew Kaine (1)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Moody view of Ben A'an across Loch Achray

Moody view of Ben A'an across Loch Achray

Photo: Helen Walker (3)

Walk st146 Ben A'an and Meall Gainheich from Loch Achray - Ben A'an summit with Loch Katrine in the background

Ben A'an summit with Loch Katrine in the background

Photo: Helen Walker (1)


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