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Name:Drochaid an Droma
Hill number:5799
Height:569m / 1867ft
Parent (Ma):87  Meall Odhar
RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
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:Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five
Grid ref:NN 30361 30568
Summit feature:rock
Col:536m  NN301305  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) OL39N 364N 377E
Survey:Abney level
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From Sron nan Colan, remains of boundary fence gave the best route. Part of very good circuit from Tyndrum to Meall Odhar(qv for log)pwheeler22/03/2020
After Sròn nan Colan. Rough grass on ground beginning to reacquire wetness after some recent rain. Down south-westwards towards Meall Odhar with occasional footpath along line of prominent ridge (droma, from Gaelic druim, literally spine) which some have identified with Druim Alban (“backbone of Scotland”), of major significance in the early history of Scotland.mainnirnamfiadh25/07/2018
Grand views down Glen Lochy.summitter29/06/2018
parked at lower tyndrum train station cp, up zig zag path, return forestry track through trees, sron nan colan, drochaid an droma, meall odhar, beinn chuirn, beinn chuirn south top.robertphillips24/06/2018
Took a similar route to Robert, but without the two Beinn Churn tops. The cairn on Sron currently sports a small Saltire. Drochaid an Droma's high point is either the northern or southern rocky top; the flat rock in between is lower. The descent from Meall Odhar to the Cononish track is seriously hard going over unremitting tussocks.Nick Down124/06/2018
Up from Tyndrum Lower railway station via the old lead mine scree and Sron nan Colan. Walked right past this one on the way to Meall Odhar last time.Lindsay M18/07/2017
4 of 5: From Meall Odhar. With David.ChrisR20/06/2017
On way to Graham. Watershed bagging.jimbloomer02/05/2017
Solo. From Tydrum up the zig-zag path beside the old lead mines - an easy way to gain height. On to Sron nan Colan. Summit is cairn on rocky knoll. Easy walking to the summit of Drochaid an Droma. Highest point is rock - there is a minute cairn beside it. Continued to Meall Odhar.pwbellarby16/09/2016
from Tyndrum back via Summits and gold mine back to Tyndrumcjo14/05/2016
Meall Odhar from Tyndrum. On own.MorecambeMonkey28/07/2015
From Tyndrum BTW hostel. Followed route up to and through old lead mines. Watch the line/zig zags. In snow was tricky. Gained Sron nan Colan, then into biting wind/snow to Droma sub top then Graham Beinn Odhar. Deep snow, glad to reverse route with wind on backs. Tough day!nordicstar28/12/2013
Done after the Graham and before the awful scree.Play2End10/03/2013
Crossed this while walking between Sron Nan Colan and Meall Odhar. Didn't occur to me it might be a separate top at the time.Jake99414/08/2012
with Jamie and Dant familyvegibagger29/08/2005
from S nan Colan. Plod in mist by posts around wet peat hags to top at 12.15. to Odhar.arranc01/04/2005
Ascent during 3 day wild camping trip with brother. Day 1: Short 3.5Km ascent from Tyndrum and camp on hill side. Day 2: Ascent of Meall Odhar, Beinn Chuirn, Ben Lui, and Ben a Chleibh before setting up camp. 15Km. Day 3: Day in clouds. Ascent of Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig, then return to Tyndrum. 12.5Km.VirtualMountain09/07/1999
With: solo; Continued up ridge from Sron nan Colan in snow across Drochaid an Droma following wildcat tracks (not fox)!! Had lunch on top with excellent views.Ian Baines20/04/1999
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Chris Mac20/06/2020
dave g29/11/2019
Dave Geere14/05/2018
andrew brown06/01/2018
Sick Kid04/02/2017
sarah mundell28/03/2016
Tom Mundell28/03/2016
Colin Crawford10/03/2016
Steve Q10/04/2015
Martin R03/03/2014