Report on Ben Ledi
29 March 2013
The threesome that is Richard, Irene and I (Maureen) headed for Ben Ledi , a Corbett just beyond the pretty town of Callander for a Good Friday walk. We could see its peak, so from a visibility point of view, things were looking good.
We began our ascent walking through the forest and it wasn?t long till we reached the snow line. Our spikes were very useful on the snow and on the steep, tricky slope section that followed. It appears that the recent weather has caused a landslide here and the remaining path was like a frozen river. After this area, it can only be described as idyllic winter walking condition, with sunshine and blue skies. Our threesome became a foursome when we were joined by Bill who asked to join us on this circular route.
The views all the way up were attractive but at the summit, they were fantastic. A 360 degree view including Ben Lomond and the Arrochar Alps as well as Ben More and Stuc A Croin.
We then descended via The Stank Glen and back to our starting point. This was an excellent walk which took us under five hours.