Hill walk

  • When : 07/09/2019
  • Event Time : All Day Event
  • Location : Bridge of Orchy, Invergarry
  • Event Price : N/A
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Saturday 7th September Maps LR50 and EX377 Bridge of Orchy
Beinn an Dothaidh (1004m, Munro) Hill of Scorching
Beinn Dorain (1076m, Munro) Hill of the Streamlet
These two well-known Munros are the centre-piece of the view from the A82 north of Tyndrum.
Climb either one of them, or both together for a fine expedition. This route traverses both of them before descending into an impressive corrie.
Start from the CP on the estate road to Achallader Farm at NN314438. Follow a footpath E across moorland for about 900m to reach a farm track S of the farm buildings. Turn S and follow the track across the railway. Continue S up the grassy slopes of a spur. The ground steepens at the nose and the spur narrows to a fine ridge that curves E up around the headwall of the northern corrie of
Beinn an Dothaidh. Pass over the W Top, 1000mlr and on to the summit, 1004m. Return to the W Top and descend its S ridge to the col at the head of Coire an Dothaidh, 744m. */**Continue S up
the long ridge to the summit of Beinn Dorain, 1076m. A footpath may be found. Return to the col and descend W on the path in Coire an Dothaidh to the Bridge of Orchy Hotel. Transport
required at the CP S of the Hotel at NN296395, 5 mins from start.
*For Beinn an Dothaidh only, descend W from the col at the head of Coire an Dothaidh, 744m.
**For Beinn Dorain only, start from Bridge of Orchy Stn and climb E up the path to the col at the head of Coire an Dothaidh, 744m. Turn S and climb to the summit, then return by the same route.
15km, 1200m ascent
*10km, 830m ascent
**9km, 892m ascent

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