Hills & Mountains
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
Crianlarich & beyond
*I am in the process of redesigning this section to include notes and many more high-res shots*
Intro** link to the respective sub-sections can be found below.
This is a fairly large section with numerous Munros and hills of lesser altitudes, but often just as worthwhile summits etc all located within the boundaries of Scotland`s first national park. (Note that the Bridge of Orchy area is included in the Black Mount section on this website).**
West Highland Line info*
Brocken Spectres are a spectacular phenomenon witnessed occasionally by hill walkers and climbers under certain conditions. Basically, as cloud clears the sun causes the person`s shadow to be projected onto the thin veil of remaining mist and this shadow is topped with a rainbow-coloured halo known as a `glory.` If you are on a ridge when this occurs your giant silhouette obviously follows you along as you walk and in centuries gone by the phenomenon must have convinced people that they had a ghostly encounter! I`ve been lucky enough to see Brocken Spectres several times while hillwalking over the years, including a few on the hills above Loch Goil and Loch Fyne but the most vivid and long-lasting was this one taken at the summit of Stob Binnein.
Ben Lui etc
Ben More etc
Meall Glas & Sgaith Chuil
The Tyndrum Hills