Ben Cruachan

Summery
A mix of abseils and down climbs required to descend a canyon with two sections, the top is open and becomes more enclosed throughout the descent.
Canyon Descent:
250m
Highest Drop:
30m
Canyon Length:
790m
Minimum Ropes:
1X 60m
Flood Risk:
Extreme
Access Type:
Public
Rock Type:
Sandstone
Catchment:
7km2

*No Water Level Indicator

*No Topo map available

Duration: in, down and out:
IN: 30 mins DOWN: 3.5 hrs OUT: 10 mins
Anchors
Mixed/Ghosted
Notes
This canyon is usually low flow due to a hydropower station which occasionally releases dangerous levels through the canyon. Check before your trip.
Description
Approach by Car: park at the falls of Cruachan​ Train station car park. Approach by foot: Follow the footpath up hill towards Ben Cruachan. Canyon entry: Enter the Canyon at the 290m Contour Canyon descent: A steep descent down a low flow canyon featuring a slot in the lower section. Minimum of 8 pitches as well as downclimbs which can be roped. Exit: (Unknown) Escapes: (Unknown) First Decent: (Unknown) 
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Have You Descended This Canyon Recently?
If so we would love to hear from you in the comment section below! Let the whole community know more about this canyon, Information such as time taken to: approach, descend and exit are extremely helpful, as well as any new hazards you may have come across whilst canyoning at this location.  If any information on this page is missing, incorrect or out of date, please get in contact with us directly so we can rectify as soon as possible. 
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