It lies to the south of Ben Vorlich, which is itself bounded to the north by Loch Earn, and to the west by Loch Lubnaig. Score: 75.81% Views: 719. Probably the best known stùc, by sight if not by name, is 'hill of the sheepfold'. Big days on the hill are our speciality. Tons of snow everywhere but no need for crampons. When viewed from Glen Ogle or the Balquhidder hills, Stuc a’Chroin is seen as a blunt, rough hill with a long ridge tapering south, lacking the more refined cone of Vorlich. Users' walk reports for Stuc a' Chroin. Newer Post Older Post Home. STUC A' CHROIN. Stuc a'Chroin. We came down by the south easterly ridge of Stuc a' Chroin and traversed round the south side of Vorlich entering Glen Vorlich from the south east. Stuc a’Chroin coming out of the clouds. google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; google_color_border = "336699"; Stay on the north side of the ravine gouged by the Allt Coire Chroisg. The summit of Stuc a' Chroin sits at the NW end of a 4km ridge which terminates at Meall Odhar (646m) from where a path leads down to Arivurichardich steading. 26 avr. Dec 16, 2017 - Stirling Castle looking like something from Lord of the Rings, with snow-covered Ben Vorlich & Stuc a'Chroin in the distance Stuc a’Chroin sits approximately 10km North of Callander closely accompanied by its slightly higher neighbour Ben Vorlich. Yesterday at 3:42 AM. A Stùc a' Chroin északi, északkeleti oldala, az ún. On Ben Vorlich it is the south facing rock near the summit where climbing is possible. Part 1 Summer. All I know is 2 Munros are on the agenda; Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) and Stuc a’ Chroin. The Contour Collection - Stuc a'Chroin & Ben Vorlich Print Like so many people during the lockdown, I turned to the great outdoors to escape from all the madness! On the first attempt my grandfather was unsure about how accessible the hill would be from this approach due to a bridge being destroyed to cross the river. google_ad_width = 728; google_ad_channel =""; To the West sits Loch Lubnaig and Loch Voil with Loch Earn to the North and Forest of Glenartney to the east. This walk of Stuc a Chroin (Gaelic, 'peak of danger or terror', 3200 ft) goes from Ardchullerie via Glen Ample & Ben Each (pron 'yach', mountain of the horse, 2680 ft). Chasain-szikla. This is the mapped path (in fact a grassy track) that climbs south-east through the forest and into Coire Fhuadaraich. With its position on the southern edge of the Highlands, it offers unrivalled views over Scotland's central belt - a remarkable contrast to the view to the north. Posted by JD at 11:03 pm. THE STORY. This walk may be done in several combinations, but remember there is … Happily we have been meaning to link Beinn Each and Stuc a Chroin for a while, so this seemed the day to do it. google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; Written by Graham and sabine Timmins on 06 Mar 2006: This may be a relatively uneventful walk in summer. google_ad_channel =""; Logged Descriptions (logged by 811 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all) By: Date of Ascent: deurgar: 04/10/2031: Cloudy hike up Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin. Avoided scramble on Chroin, but then very long and boggy hike back round Vorlich and on adverse camber all the way. Stuc a’ Chroin is pet free, but well behaved pets are allowed in Ben Lomond yurt; There is no electricity in the yurt, but there are solar lights and lanterns. google_ad_type = "text_image"; The Stuc a' Chroin hill race has a reputation for being brutal and for this 25th Anniversary the weather this year was every bit as brutal as the terrain. Parked up at Ardchullarie Mor on Loch Lubnaig at 0715, walking by 0730. At the southwestern end of the bealach we came up against the prow headwall that signaled the start … Hide Search . The Inveruglas hydro-electric power station is on its eastern flanks, with pipelines running through the mountain from Loch Sloy. //-->, Ben It was tricky in parts and required a lot of hand use (especially as the rocks were wet and boots just slipped off them) and the consequences of even a minor slip would have been a long fall over very steep rocky ground. Stuc a Chroin Winter Walk SATURDAY 9 JANUARY 2010 A great winter's walk with Chris Upson. A zigzag path, but most likely snow-covered, leads to the north-west ridge. google_ad_format = "200x90_0ads_al_s"; The views are fantastic, all 360 degrees of them. A serious walk in winter conditions - be properly prepared with winter gear and add 50% to your time. Description Stuc a' Chroin and Ben Vorlich are neighbours with almost parallel SE ridges and they are connected by the Bealach an Dubh Choirein. Back the same way. Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the S by Fri night). Is that a graded scramble? The 3D image below, taken from the race website and originally courtesy of Geomantics gives a good overview of the route: Stùc a' Chroin is a mountain located in the southern part of the Highlands in Scotland. Word of warning it was difficult to park nearby as fisherman had taken over the south shore. Conditions staying cold so enjoy safely . Score: 75.81% Views: 2308. At least he was honest about admitting his near misses to his diary. Ben Vorlich, Stuc a'Chroin & neighbours Routes up the Munros and Corbetts south of Loch Earn Viewed from the south, Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin are prominant landmarks, seen rising above the Braes O'Doune windfarm. Stùc a' Chroin Weather (Days 0-3): A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Both peaks can be climbed together, but they are more enjoyably tackled separately from different directions. 06131 / 3922379) Redaktion: Ursula Adam, Susanne Schreiber (Tel. Location Details Stuc A' Chroin. The walk in among the hydro works – Stuc a’Chroin in and out of the clouds up ahead. Lawers, Tarmachen Ridge & Glen Lyon - OS Map, Map and Route Description for Ben The translation of Stuc a'Chroin (pronounced: stook a kroin) from Gaelic is Peak of Danger. ,