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Amazing views - worth the climb

We visited yesterday and although it was a steep climb up we were absolutely blown over with the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amberlauren1991
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North East England, United Kingdom
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Iconic - geddit.....

A great walk, with stunning views. I walked from Drymen over to Balmaha and back and loved it. I... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
KateH3770
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All reviews car park west highland way great walk stunning views worth the effort loch lomond worth the climb an hour walking boots the oak tree inn all ages easy climb free parking few times half way steep steps take your time
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited yesterday and although it was a steep climb up we were absolutely blown over with the views! A must do in the area and really was worth the climb.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank amberlauren1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the breathtaking views from high as the scenery rolls by. This location is ideal for hikers and camp sites are near by with good facilities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed December 10, 2018

The path runs from the main car park in Balmaha up several flights of steps. There are great views even fronm quite low down, but it is very busy and, when we were there, muddy. Dress warmly to keep out the wind.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

A great walk, with stunning views. I walked from Drymen over to Balmaha and back and loved it. I did nearly get blown over at the top so bring sticks on a windy day. I'm glad I lived to tell the tale and write it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KateH3770
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous scenery and a nice, easy walk. Suitable for people of all abilities with an obvious path and built steps along the majority of it. It’s a very busy route however, so if you are looking for peace and serenity, this isn’t the hill for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
9  Thank highlands2hammocks
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Good hike from Drymen (the long route) up to Conic Hill. Very nice views over Loch Lomond and the mountains. Recommandable

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sonnie2403
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We visited on a surprisingly lovely November day. It took us less than 2 hours to the top and back from the car park. It's a fairly steady climb with extremely clear and well waymarked paths for most of the way. once you reach the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorenzo H
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Myself and my partner walked up conic hill at 10am in the morning.# It was extremely cold. windy and wet but well worth the effort. It takes around two hours and is difficult in some places so anyone who isnt agile will struggle. The view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Such a great hike with an amazing view. Second day of our hike along with West Highland Way. We had lunch up top. So amazingly beautiful. Lovely way to arrive to Balmaha.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catherine S
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Beautiful area that one could visit again and again with plenty of experiences of fresh beautiful views, enchanting lochs to visit and lovely hidden beauty spots. Everywhere there is a wonderful, fresh air with pine scented trees that clear the head without becoming intoxicating. Shall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yvonne R
December 3, 2018|
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Response from KateH3770 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah! Just mind the wind! Nearly blew me over.
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forgetwho
November 20, 2018|
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Response from andraHarthill | Reviewed this property |
Hi as most of above have answered, It can be cold, Wet, Windy, even snow can fall or be still lying from winter, Then again it could be sunny (As the saying goes If you don't like the weather in Scotland, Hang on 30 Mins... More
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4graemen
July 17, 2018|
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Response from jeanmarie k | Reviewed this property |
I think so. Probably better to check the Loch Lomond National Park website.
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