Beinn Dorain

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Beinn Dorain is one of the more familiar landmark hills of the Highlands, a graceful, steep grassy pyramid revealed on the drive north from Tyndrum. Outside hillwalking circles it is known for having been celebrated by the great Gaelic poet, Duncan Ban MacIntyre.

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Region: Argyll

Altitude: 1076 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh from Bridge of Orchy

Other routes and challenges

For those who can arrange transport at both ends, it is feasible but challenging to extend the traverse by including Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a' Chreachain.

The extremely fit could detour from Beinn Achaladair to include Beinn Mhanach as well.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Tyndrum and Dalmally Hotels

Tyndrum and Dalmally B&B

Tyndrum and Dalmally cottages

Argyll Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Beinn Dorain



Users' walk reports for Beinn Dorain

There are 7624 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Beinn Dorain. They have contributed 124 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular 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
  22/08/15  22 M9C1S1
  01/11/16  19 M2
  07/10/11  17 M2
  17/04/17  14 M5C2
  26/05/18  13 M5
  09/02/17  13 M2
  07/01/18  9 M3
  24/11/14  9 M2
  05/05/16  8 M5
  24/11/12  7 M1
  19/04/19  6 M1
  04/04/19  6 M2
  13/10/13  6 M2
  08/06/13  6 M5
  05/03/12  6 M2
  17/09/11  6 M2
  21/01/15  5 M2
  15/08/14  5 M5
  31/07/12  5 M2
  13/02/12  5 M4
  06/05/19  4 M2
  07/10/18  4 M11
  06/07/18  4 M2
  13/05/19  3 M2
  16/07/17  3 M2
  14/06/16  3 M2
  09/08/14  3 M10
  03/08/14  3 M5
  29/04/12  3 M2
  30/09/11  3 M2
  08/09/20  2 M2
  30/11/19  2 M2
  27/08/19  2 M2
  04/06/18  2 M2
  11/03/18  2 M2
  14/05/17  2 M2
  18/04/17  2 M2
  03/09/16  2 M2
  16/05/16  2 M2
  15/02/16  2 M1
  18/08/15  2 M5
  03/08/14  2 M5
  16/05/14  2 M2
  20/07/13  2 M2
  20/04/13  2 M2
  27/02/13  2 M2
  18/11/12  2 M2
  29/09/12  2 M5
  06/05/12  2 M2
  17/03/12  2 M1
  23/06/11  2 M2
  16/06/11  2 M2
  15/10/09  2 M4
  25/08/19  1 M2
  06/05/18  1 M2
  02/09/17  1 M2
  28/02/16  1 M2
  04/10/15  1 M4
  08/08/15  1 M2
  27/06/15  1 M2
  30/05/15  1 M2
  25/06/14  1 M2
  14/06/14  1 M3
  27/07/13  1 M1
  21/07/13  1 M1
  21/01/12  1 M2
  24/10/10  1 M2
  20/02/10  1 M2
  21/03/09  1 M2
  14/10/20  0 M2
  24/11/18  0 M2
  10/08/18  0 M4
  03/02/17  0 M2
  04/08/16  0 M2
  21/06/16  0 M5
  13/02/16  0 M2
  16/08/15  0 M2
  11/06/15  0 M2
  18/04/15  0 M5
  21/03/15  0 M3
  24/05/14  0 M2
  30/09/13  0 M2
  19/05/13  0 M1
  13/10/12  0 M2
  06/10/12  0 M2
  28/09/12  0 M3
  27/05/12  0 M2
  07/05/12  0 M2
  15/04/12  0 M2
  29/03/12  0 M2
  28/01/12  0 M2
  22/01/12  0 M1
  31/12/11  0 M4
  21/11/11  0 M2
  06/11/11  0 M2
  12/10/11  0 M2
  08/10/11  0 M1
  11/09/11  0 M2
  01/07/11  0 M2
  30/04/11  0 M2
  19/03/11  0 M2
  30/01/11  0 M2
  28/12/10  0 M2
  19/12/10  0 M2
  19/12/10  0 M2
  12/12/10  0 M2
  05/12/10  0 M2
  30/11/10  0 M1
  27/11/10  0 M1
  31/10/10  0 M2
  31/10/10  0 M2
  29/10/10  0 M2
  16/10/10  0 M2
  03/10/10  0 M2
  19/06/10  0 M7
  08/06/10  0 M2
  15/05/10  0 M2
  03/05/10  0 M2
  17/04/10  0 M3
  08/03/10  0 M2
  08/11/09  0 M1
  17/10/09  0 M2
  14/04/08  0 M2
  14/06/91  0 M2

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