Ben Donich

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Ben Donich is a popular neighbour to the Arrochar Alps, usually climbed from a parking area high near the Rest and Be Thankful pass. The ascent is short and reasonably straightforward with a slight scramble descent before the summit.

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Region: Loch Lomond

Altitude: 847 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Ben Donich from Rest and Be Thankful

Other routes and challenges

Ben Donich can also be climbed in combination with its neighbour, The Brack, though the bealach is below 400m. The bealach can be reached using forestry tracks from the Rest and Be Thankful, or from Ardgartan, or via a longer route from Lochgoilhead.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Arrochar Hotels

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Arrochar Cottages

Loch Lomond Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Ben Donich



Users' walk reports for Ben Donich

There are 2085 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ben Donich. They have contributed 67 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  5/5/21  1 C1
  22/4/21  4 C1
  17/8/20  1 C1
  2/7/20  0 C1
  6/11/19  0 C1
  15/9/19  4 C2G2S2
  5/5/19  1 C1
  28/3/19  14 M1C4G1S5
  23/9/18  1 C3
  29/6/18  1 C3
  19/5/18  2 C1
  22/11/17  0 C1
  8/9/17  0 C1
  22/7/17  0 C1
  29/6/17  2 C1
  22/6/17  0 C1
  5/5/17  0 C1
  8/4/17  0 C1
  21/1/17  3 C1
  20/10/16  2 C3
  14/5/16  3 C2
  13/9/15  0 C2
  2/9/15  2 C1
  5/7/15  4 C4
  12/5/15  3 C2
  21/3/15  2 C2
  6/2/15  7 C2
  3/1/15  1 C2
  15/6/14  0 C1
  27/12/13  0 C1
  7/12/13  1 C2
  29/9/13  2 C1
  28/9/13  1 C1
  14/7/13  2 C2
  7/6/13  5 C1
  2/5/13  1 C1
  13/3/13  1 C1
  27/12/12  25 C1
  11/11/12  0 C1
  14/10/12  1 C1
  18/8/12  4 C1
  17/6/12  0 C1
  5/6/12  0 C1
  16/5/12  8 C1
  3/3/12  0 C1
  5/2/12  10 C1
  14/1/12  0 C1
  9/1/12  0 C1
  27/12/11  2 C2
  30/10/11  0 C1
  18/7/11  1 C1
  11/6/11  0 C1
  11/6/11  0 C1
  1/5/11  0 C1
  21/4/11  1 C1
  14/4/11  0 C1
  9/4/11  0 C1
  10/10/10  0 C1
  12/9/10  0 C1
  1/9/10  0 C1
  20/3/10  2 C3
  2/3/10  0 C1
  9/2/10  0 C1
  29/1/10  0 C1
  13/12/09  0 C1
  11/12/09  0 C1
  18/5/09  0 C2

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