Where: Ben Cruachan at Loch Awe by Oban in
the South Highlands of Scotland
When: July 2016
Ben Cruachan is situated on the north side
of Loch Awe next to the A85 road, 79 miles
northwest of the city of Glasgow, 17 miles
east of Oban, 6 miles east of the village of
Taynuilt. There are 2 roads up from the
south, one through Crianlarach and Tyndrum,
and the other through Arochar and Inverary.
There is only 3 miles of a difference between
the two routes.
The image below is from the road up from
Inverary looking across Loch Awe to Ben
Cruachan. The 3,274ft Stob Diamh is behind
the mountain on the right. About 1 mile back
up this road, you get a good view of the dam
up on the mountain.
Glasgow to Ben
Cruachan Road Map . Large Image .