GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ben Lui

5 miles (8 km)

Climb to the 1,130m (3,710ft) summit of this famous Munro in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The peaks of Ben Lui are designated as a National Nature Reserve with lush mountain vegitation including saxifrages,mossesandlichens.
This walk starts from the car park in Glen Lochy just off the A85 and crosses the River Lochy before a pleasant woodland section along a burn. After leaving the woodland you continue the climb past Fionn Choire to the summit where you can enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding peaks. You can extend your walk by heading to Beinn a' Chleibh which lies about 1.5 miles to the south west.

Ben Lui OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ben Lui Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head a few miles north of the car park and you can explore Glen Orchy. There's rivers, streams, waterfalls, woodland and miles of great cycling and walking trails to enjoy here. The epic West Highland Way can also be picked up near here. The long distance cycle and walking route is one of the highlights of the area.
The beautiful Loch Tulla and Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle are also not too far away.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

New Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 2363713

New Bridge near the car park and waterfall at the start of the route.

Forest between north western slopes of Ben Lui and Glen Lochy - geograph.org.uk - 2171552

Forest between north western slopes of Ben Lui and Glen Lochy

Stob an Tighe Aird from Cononish mine - geograph.org.uk - 2893375

Stob an Tighe Aird from Cononish mine

Ben Lui (1130m) from the River Cononish - geograph.org.uk - 1017820

Ben Lui (1130m) from the River Cononish. View from the path that follows the River Cononish to the foot of the mountain on a beautiful October afternoon.

Beinn Laoigh Summit - geograph.org.uk - 1007760

Beinn Laoigh Summit. In the distance, Ben Lomond centre and Ben Vorlich right.

Nearing the summit of Ben Lui - geograph.org.uk - 3068473

Nearing the summit of Ben Lui

Fionn Choirein - geograph.org.uk - 219178

Fionn Choirein. Looking down on Glen Lochy from the east side of the bealach between Ben Lui and Beinn a' Chleibh.

Ben Lui National Nature Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 11197

Sign at tree line in Fionn Coire to west of Ben Lui Detailing information about the Nature Reserve

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Ben Lui.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Ben Lui.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)