If Beinn Vrackie seems too daunting or if short of time, little Craigower provides the perfect short hill ascent near Pitlochry. Owned by the National Trust of Scotland, the wooded summit is a fine viewpoint.
Terrain - Good paths and tracks, waymarked; steep ascent at times.
Distance 5km (3.1 miles)
Ascent 240m (787ft)