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Name:Beinn Odhar
Hill number:169
Height:900.8m / 2955ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Stirling (UA), Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Awe, Tay
Watershed:Firth of Tay, Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Greater Loch Linnhe, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 33739 33877
Summit feature:cairn
Col:444m  NN350331  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377E
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 311 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
In whiteout conditions on foot from Tyndrum hostel.liljonb19/02/2020
GavinTheobald 309/12/2019
Climbed (or rather swam) with Andrew and Berenice. Terrible day low vis and wash out. Planned to do 2, returned after 1amcculloch07/12/2019
Sick Kid22/11/2019
From layby on A82 just N of Tyndrum, followed track up Beinn Odhar, down to bealach between Alt Cumhang and Allt a' Chaol Ghlinne and up to Beinn Chaorach, then along ridge to summit of Cam Chreag, descending to Coreheynan, followed tracks down to Auchtertyre, then back to Tyndrum along West Highland Waykdbennett24/08/2019
hill walker01/06/2019
From Tyndrum, followed West Highland Way then once over the railway bridge joined grassy path directly to the summit. The path is indistinct in places, one or two avoidable boggy sections midway but mostly very dry underfoot. Fine views from the summit.david23020106/05/2019
Five Corbetts as described in the SMC guidebook.davidpettit8419/04/2019
solo walk from A82 over railway on a bridge straight up and back downcolinfielding22/09/2018
Soloed the five.iansm30/08/2018
From County March Summit. Up and down.dal26/06/2018
Dee Rogers17/05/2018
Round of Odhar, Chaorach and Cam Chreag. Climbed directly from the roadside. Very steep climbs up both Odhar and Chaorach. Hot day (24c), great visibility.Roblex24/07/2017
with KS and Tam and MegTamCollie10/02/2017
A glorious day's bagging of 3 Corbetts from Tyndrum. Clear views, sunny and a cool breeze. Beinn Odhar is easily the best of the 3 hills, a fine pointy cone, but Beinn Chaorach and Cam Chreag are also very fine. Perfect easy going, even on the steep ups and downs. I went out to the end of the Cam Chreag ridge (just in case of future resurveys), and this gives good views along Glen Lochay. I wouldn't recommend the direct descent from the 859m bealach. It's fine down to the fence, but then it's purgatorial going through the regenerating woodland, for which read lots of hidden holes containing dead saplings, misguidedly planted in a bog. It's only short though, and the going gets better once you find the ATV track. Back to Tyndrum on the West Highland way. Overall, an excellent walk. One of the few Corbett rounds where there is no stalking.Gill22/09/2016
Started from layby close to boundary line and crossed railway line by underpass then straight up. returned down track to Auch Farm.justin99917/09/2016
Cairn had been taken apart. Carried on to Beinn Chaorach & Cam Chreagduchally12/07/2016
Solo. Very steep climb up from roadside.Dangerous Dave04/07/2016
First on 5 Corbett round.Lionel Bidwell13/05/2016
See Beinn Chaorachdickscroop29/04/2016
CK SheilaS25/03/2016
Paul and Terri23/01/2016
The 1st of 5 on the Tyndrum Corbett round. Sunny and cool. Very tough round, best done in cool weather. No problems up or down.Jhimmy24/08/2015
Round of 5 Corbetts. Afternoon start, with overnight camp at beallach between Beinn nam Fuaran and Beinn a'Chaisteil.RobertP25/07/2015
23rd Solo. From Crianlarich, follow WHW to Auchtertyre, S ridge of Beinn Chaorach, descend NW, then W ridge to Cam Chreag, return to bealach contour round then direct ascent W to Beinn Odhar, WHW to Tyndrum. Dry, sunny day, but fairly cool.RGibbs19/07/2015
Sick Kid19/07/2015
The Rodmiester08/06/2015