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Name:Beinn Donn
Hill number:226
Height:473m / 1552ft
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Creran, Catchment Boundaries, Linnhe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NM 96120 47701
Summit feature:rib of rock
Drop:204m
Col:269m  NM977490  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 49
(1:25k) 376
Observations:at least 2m higher than outcrop 120m to SW or 2 tops 100m to NW
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 78 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
The farmer was really nice and showed us where the best way up was. track most of the way.tallblond20/10/2019
From Beinn Churalain, Down the ridge to pick up ATV track back to road. Stunning views to Mull, Lismore, Ardgour and Glencoe on a sunny dayN.Morters11/05/2019
On my own from Beinn Sgluich. Clear. Return via reservoir Lochan Blar nan lochan, and new road through forest. (Not yet on OS.)alwaysinshorts07/03/2019
3 of 3: From Beinn Churalain.ChrisR04/02/2018
Second hill of the two from the old station. Great sunset behind Mull. Not too rough or boggy between the two.jenx05/01/2016
With Jenx, from holiday park and old station to South. Beinn Churalain and Beinn Donn ACW. Good spur up to pt 430, after Churalain a drop to the beck between at 140m then climb back up Donn passing the old shepherds house and fank. Very wet in places, a good walk and better than taking the two separately. Easy drop back down direct to old railway line and car.nordicstar05/01/2016
From cemetery via MartinR's gate, from where a rough quad track leads up onto the west ridge. Stayed on ridge => 30 metres of reascent.Topographer5708/10/2015
beinn churalain and beinn donn acw from lay by at 957452robertphillips16/08/2015
see my report from Beinn Churalain. Not a bad traverse. I went E to W due to the wind directionThearlaichdubh02/11/2013
Track and path up Glen Stockdale to Beinn Sgluich then back down and up to Beinn Donn, bit of a slog with a few false summits.AndrewFinnimore24/10/2013
With Ali from Garden CenterMountain Goat25/02/2013
Started from cemetery. Very friendly crofter at Appin, he is a hillbagger and aware of Marilyns. Key to access to the hill is gate at NM94121 46703. Waymarkers part of way put in by crofter's f. in law. Beware of false summit syndrome.Martin R25/04/2012
With Beinn Churalain from nature reserve car park on the minor road to southBLACKHILL11/04/2012
DS MH DC. Lightning on descentMartin6602/01/2012
Climbed during a wet & wild New Year week in Appin. This one was quite literally out of the back of the house we had rented for the week. Most of the party were still sheltering from the worst of the gales, but Martin66, Shaky, MarkH & I set off up the open S slopes of the hill gaining the summit easily enough. Our original plan had been to walk round the head of Gleann na h-Iola & round to Beinn Churalain. Instead, Martin66 decided on a direct route SE off Beinn Donn persuading everyone else that it would be quicker, the snag with this cunning plan being the elevated level of An Iola. At the river a debate started as to just how feasible it was to wade it & how wet we were going to get when a spectacular thunderstorm swept up the glen. No-one fancied being zapped to start the year, so argument thus settled, we retreated down the glen by the river back to the old railway & back to the house.NotReallyABagger02/01/2012
Approach from Sallachan via the Bealach. Path good through forest. Long bumpy ridge towards a wonderful view. Return through Glen Stockdale with its limestone goodiesfasgadh13/02/2010
Ascended from old railway to the south, following stream towards the summit.JohnW08/04/2009
no cairn at top , ran along with the other threetom smith14/12/2008
Usually wait for Liz to climb a hill before recording it. Turns out she did this in 09/71. so- Cold wind, sunny, snow on Corbetts, good views. A wee bonus. Parked in 2 car layby just past the T junction, north side of the road @ 957451.iangalbraith15/03/2006
Up from Appin cemeteryGallovidian21/11/2005
Under railway bridge to Achnacone House. By stream and up over sheep pastures and wet swampy lank grass. Buggy tracks to open moor. Strenuous section on heather, 2 or 3 ascents - hands and knees stuff - with swampy descents on the other side. Green run to skyline and top was to the left. 11.10.arranc06/09/2004
Round of Beinn Churalain and Beinn donn from Creagan Bridge.Eddie08/03/2004
pleasant summit, no cairn, dullish ascent. bus stop A828 959450, long ridge to B Donn, retn via W top of Churalain (beware gorge below 984461) RHW01/01/2001
iainwalton31/10/2018
Sprog30/07/2018
hill walker07/08/2017
PGCE17/05/2017
GaryJones12/05/2017
grumpy11/02/2017
NormanW11/02/2017
IainT13/04/2016
Isbjorn11/03/2016
Conor22/02/2016
chrispine22/02/2016
ajwxyzt21/02/2015
LizH21/07/2014
PeterAH21/07/2014
cmac16/02/2014
ali_bali4816/02/2014
Campbell Singer26/10/2013
AndyS04/05/2013
Alan Whatley24/04/2013
Sunhat26/03/2013
richtea504018/03/2013
raffemeister21/07/2012
mae11/06/2012
iaindbrown20/03/2012
RichardM03/01/2012
m0untain_n0mad13/11/2011
Lionel Bidwell30/08/2011