Ben Ledi and Ben Vane

Ben Ledi and Ben Vane are popular hills towering above Loch Lubnaig, just north of Callander .

Vast views can be taken in en route, and the race routes up nearby Ben Sheann and Stuc a'Chroin can be easily be picked out.

Main route summary

Through forestry, well maintained tracks and paths lead up Ben Ledi's hillside to a cross on the summit. Along the crests towards Ben Vane, the route becomes gradually less frequented, but paths can be traced to give delightful walking and running terrain through grass and over undulating crests.

Corbetts Ben Ledi (879m)
Ben Vane (821m)
Ascent 1250m (4100ft)
Distance   17.5km (11m)
Time walking : 5:30hr*
running : 1:50hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent

Start/finish   South end of Loch Lubnaig
(grid ref : NN587091)


Which map to choose ?
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easy 2/10testing
stroll long day
ok stunning
Meanings  Ben Ledi : 'hill of the long shoulder'
Ben Vane : 'middle hill'

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