Hill Walk: Ben Lawers

3rd July 2010

When: Saturday 3 July 2010

Meet:9am at Ben Lawers Visitor Centre Car park. (NS609379) (OS Landranger 51). Limited parking so please share lifts if possible (get in touch if you need a hand with this).

Open to: Scouts, Explorers, Networkers and Leaders

Walk: Ben Lawers, near Killin. High level walk ascending Ben Lawyers (1214m) with views across Loch Tay and Glen Lyon. Walking on potentially muddy but well built paths. (Low level option also available)

Gear needed: Waterproof jacket and trousers, hat, scarf, gloves (or sun hat and sun cream if it's nice and forecast to stay that way) sturdy boots, spare clothes and shoes for going home in, and enough food (packed lunch) and water for the day (NOT fizzy juice). Please note that even if it is nice you should still bring wet weather gear and warm clothes as Scottish weather can be unpredictable and change rapidly.

Additional Gear: If you have maps for this area (sheet 51) and /or a compass feel free to bring them along if you want but these are not essential as the walk will be guided.

Walk Leader: Rose McIlwhan - 07799 268 240

Parental permission and medical forms required for all young people under 18 years old. These will be provided by your Scout Leader.

Clyde Hillwalking Group is a group which meets on the first Saturday of every month to encourage hillwalking within Scouting and to provide a range of walking opportunities to those in Scouting. We have a team of qualified hill leaders who lead all walks.

Email: info@clydescouts.org.uk

Phone: 0141 248 6022

Address: 21 Elmbank Street, Glasgow, G2 4PB