The Tyndrum Round                                                Scotland      
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Ben More trig point, at 1174m the highest point on the round, and Stob Binnean

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The object of this informal 24 hour round is to link the Munros in the Orchy, Ben Lui and Crianlarich groups of mountains that surround Tyndrum.  There are four distinct legs with road crossing points readily accessible from Tyndrum for support or stashing supplies.  Overall it traverses 19 summits including 16 Munros, 2 Corbetts and 1 Graham giving a total distance of some 97 km with 8500m of ascent.  It was inaugurated by Pete Davies, with support from Peter Bedwell, on 17/18 th July 2020 in a time of 23-41.  Three additional Munros can be added in the Orchy group - see the yellow route on the map below. It can be started from any road crossing point and completed in either direction.

 

Route

 

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o Tyndrum

Map courtesy of Pete Davies

The object is to visit the 19 summits named above , details of grid references and heights are included in Pete Davies' schedule below. Use in conjunction with the following OS Explorer maps: 377 Loch Etive & Glen Orchy, 364 Loch Lomond North, Tyndrum, Crianlarich &Arrochar, 365 The Trossachs and 378 Ben Lawers & Glen Lyon. 

Schedule

Click to view/print a schedule of the 19 summits visited together with the corresponding grid references, heights and Peter Davies' split times.

Completions

       

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COMPLETIONS

Where there is a recorder please contact them to log your completion. In addition, or if there isn't a recorder, you are invited to share your experience on the gofar facebook page to encourage and inspire other runners to have a go!

SAFETY WARNING

 

All the routes on this site require proven mountain running experience. You undertake them entirely at your own risk. Please take full mountain safety precautions at all times.  Always ensure you carry sufficient clothing, food and equipment to cope with dramatic changes in the weather conditions!  Appropriate insurance cover is recommended.

HAVE A GO!

The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance mountain challenges which have been developed over the past three or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go, subject to proven mountain experience in all conditions.

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RECORDS and NEWS

 

Please send details of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association. Email:  martin.stone@sportident.co.uk

Please also refer to the guidelines and definitions in the FRA Handbook.

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HELP WANTED

If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, offer details of other routes (old and new), spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please email Tony Wimbush: gofar99@gmail.com