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Helensburgh & West Dunbartonshire Group

We are the Helensburgh & West Dunbartonshire Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

Walkers must book in advance with the walk leader

A grassy hill above Strathyre with extensive views of Breadalbane and Loch Lubnaig.

Saturday, 2 December 2023
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
8.5km / 5.3mi
Ascent:
534m / 1752ft
Type:
circular

Follow forestry tracks to access open hill and climb grassy hillside to the summit of Beinn an t-Sithein. Continue across to Buachaille Breige and then descend to pick up a forestry track to return to the start.

Local Grade: B

Terrain:  Paths and open hillside, steep and boggy in places.

Max height:  572 m.

Maps covering route of walk: OS Landranger No. 57.

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NN 56000 16897
Nearest postcode:
FK18 8NQ
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Start time:
10:00 am

Strathyre Scottish Forestry carpark behind the Broch Cafe on A84. Distance from Helensburgh: 45 miles. Time from Helensburgh: 1 hour. Suggested fuel contribution: £ 9.00. Please note we will leave promptly at 10:00.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking