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Kilmahog

Get On Yer Hike 16

Ben Ledi is a familiar landmark from Callander and the highest mountain in the main part of the Trossachs. It is a very popular hillwalk and its position on the edge of the Highlands makes it an excellent viewpoint.

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Get On Yer Hike 16
Get On Yer Hike 16

Time & Location

30 Sept 2023, 09:00 – 15:00

Kilmahog, Kilmahog, Callander FK17 8HD, UK

About the Event

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi is a familiar landmark from Callander and the highest mountain in the main part of the Trossachs. It is a very popular hillwalk and its position on the edge of the Highlands makes it an excellent viewpoint.

TERRAIN

Well maintained hill path for the ascent, but rougher with some boggy sections on the descent. As with any mountain walk, hillwalking gear must be carried.

Fitness and Safety

Please note we will be climbing 760m with some steep terrain.  Distance will be 10 km.  You will need a good level of fitness and walking ability to be able to complete this.

Please do assess your own level of fitness to ensure you are confident you will be able to complete the hike.  If you want to build up to this level and would like some shorter hikes let us know and we will see if we can arrange this.

Get On Yer Hike is a community group.  By coming on these hike you agree to take full responsibility for your own safety.  You will have and require the correct kit and knowledge to navigate munros safely without causing harm to yourself or others.  There will be people on the hike who know the route but you agree to take full responsibilty for your own safety.

Distance:  10 km

Walking will be around 6  hours and include climbing some steep terrain.

Required Kit

Ensure you appropriate kit with you for wild camping.  See kit list in menu for a list of desired equipment for hiking.  Boots suitable for walking, warm clothing, waterproofs and water bottle essential.  As we are now into autumn and approaching winter please be prepared with your kit for winter weather. 

Where to Meet

Please be at car park at Callander FK17 8HD.  Be kitted up and ready to leave for hike at 9am.  Please don't be late as we don't want people waiting around in the cold.  

Google Maps location of car park.

Wild Camping 

Please note there is no wild camping for this event

(If you prefer you can choose to wild camp near the car park the night before.  Please join our Whatsapp group to be kept informed of details for wild camping.  If you are doing so please follow this guidance on wild camping.)

Dealing with emergency poo situations in the outdoors

Please bring toilet paper, a disposable bag and hand sanitiser (a backpaking trowel can come in handy for digging a hole).  Please read this advice for dealing with emergency poo.

Safety

Download the free OS Locate app to help you find your grid reference if needed.  Some helpful apps for navigation here.

Ticks

Learn how to avoid and treat ticks here.

Midges

No midges at this time of year.  Learn how to avoid midges here.

Get On Yer Hike Shop

See our online shop for emergency bivvy bags and tick removers.

Tickets

  • £10 Donation

    The suggested donation for these events is £10. This will go into a Get On Yer Hike fund to buy essential kit for safety etc

    £10.00
    +£0.25 service fee
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  • £Donation

    The suggested donation for these events is £10 but donate what you like. This donation will go into a Get On Yer Hike fund to buy essential kit for safety etc

    Pay what you want
    +Service fee
    Sale ended

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