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Name:Beinn Dorain
Hill number:105
Height:1076m / 3530ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Catchment:Awe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,HHB,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 32556 37847
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:332m
Col:744m  NN325398  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377E
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 901 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Clouds lifted nicely as per MWIS not quite with Issypigerg30/06/2024
From parking at Bridge of Orchy, up the Tourist route to Carn Sasunnaich, Beinn Dorain, then back to Carn Sasunnaich and out on good path to Meall Garbh. Pleasant grass slope, down NE with only a few small boulders and one teeny cragg that can easily be avoided to NE, to Meall Tionaill. Lovely grassy vantage point. Easy grass walk back to col roughly at same height. Tourist path up Beinn an Dothaidh and along to West Top. S ish bearing down to meet up path very near col and back down path to car. Bad forecast, but stayed dry to last part of descent and good visibility throughout. 17km 1300m climb.Lynnebe22/05/2024
From parking at Bridge of Orchy. Beinn Dorain N Top, Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh. Windy and snowing from about 850m, although snowline was slightly higher. No views from any tops today. With Gillianrichard6914/04/2024
A more straightforward munro day today as I have to drive home this evening. Beinn an Dothaidh West Top and summit, Beinn Dorain North Top and summit, but I did make an extension to Meall Tionail which I enjoyed, some good views walking around what is probably the more dramatic side of the range. Notes: They say this is a good mountain to view from the road, from here the view of the road is probably not so exciting! But there are good views, just a little hazy now. /Dmeltdiceburg18/06/2023
4 of 5 from bridge of orchyrobertphillips04/06/2023
branched out to Meall Garbh corrected errors in openstreetmap data with PhilipFraser.and.Jane13/05/2023
Final top great day bagging a couple of Munros with Sharon.colinfielding16/10/2022
ATMC weekend at Inverardran Hut. With Lesley, Scott, Tony and Buddy. Mixed weather but views on the top.andy15/10/2022
With Alasdair & Jamesduchally26/09/2022
Autumny with cnrowan17/09/2022
From Orchy hotel. A warm climb today- much drier than it was 15 years ago on my previous visit. Superb viewsstig_nest01/09/2022
With Dean & Martha. Mainly a dry, midge free day. Couple of very light showers late in the day. Great views from the top. Martha's first Munro. Staying at By-the Way, TyndrumNeily There28/07/2022
From Bridge of Orchy Station. Ascent into cloud to col at 744m. Beinn Dorain then Beinn an Dothaidh. Descent to wildcamp at NN338404.robertgn16/07/2022
With Griff, Max & LaraHuwel03/07/2022
From Bridge of Orchy. Dry but misty above 900mgeoffh1216/04/2022
Up from Bridge of Orchy and across the two munroes, some crap weather and no views but a nice day out regardless.atreides788712/03/2022
Cracking day in the snow with H&KBaz with H&K28/12/2021
Beinn an Dothaidh, West Top, Carn Sasunnaich an Beinn Dorain from Bridge of Orchy. A good day's hillwalking despite the mist.TRG31819/09/2021
Bridge of Orchy - Steven Fallon route of 5 munroshummusg30/07/2021
With Jack, Joe, Jim, Chris Summer trip (Arrochar)fellie30/07/2021
Revitit: Just beinn Dorain as others previoulsy visited twice. Misty start but rewarded with superb inversion. At 800m.cjo25/07/2021
Bridge of Orchy 5tomd425/06/2021
Dorain and Dothaid from Bridge of Orchy.thekirkie pirate04/06/2021
Beautiful day- inversion to the south. Lots of people on the hill. Camped at By the Way - Tyndrum. No midges in 5 daysyounggl20/09/2020
Ascent of Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh from the Bridge of Orchy Hotel car park. Beinn Dorain is a fine mountain walk but Beiin an Dothaidh was a grassy boggy plod. but with good views obver to Rannoch Moor.knarf11/09/2020
brilliant run with awesome views and great weather!Kevthecat06/09/2020
With Dothaid by trade route. Sunny spells and stiff breeze but both summits clear. Time includes 25min at summit. Rounsfell19/08/2020
23.6 miles 5032ft walk, start By-The-Way campsite Tyndrum, follow West Highland Way to Bridge of Orchy, up to Beinn Dorain and Beinn An Dothaidh, return same route to Tyndrum.stephenbuda14/08/2020
Impressive hills, parked at the Bridge of Orchy Hotel and had a lovely walk up to Carn Sasunnacaich, Beinn Dorain, Meall Tionail, Beinn an DothaidhNicky C02/07/2020
Big loop with JanGrimpeur123406/06/2020
Wonderful walk with Lorna and David.Skerryvore21/09/2019
Chris, Jane, KenNHWC07/09/2019
Climbed Beinn Dorain first then Beinn an Dothaidh, accessed from Bridge of Orchy. Sunny intervals all day quite windy at times with a strong southerly, 6:45hrs all in.chillyman826/07/2019
Ace day with Joe. From Bridge of Orchy, up Beinn Dorain to Beinn an Dothaidh, continued onto Beinn Achaladair. Climb up to Beinn a' Chreachain looked daunting but was actually fine. Then descended to Lon na Cailliche via 813m spot height. Slogged up to Beinn Mhanach and descended to the south to track to meet West Highland Way back to Bridge of Orchy.JonathanConey06/07/2019
Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh from Bridge of OrchyTisteln23/06/2019
Heathergarbo110312/06/2019
69th Munrolojzi86062101/06/2019
From Bridge of Orchy station - steady plod up well worn path up Coire an Dothaidh, then N ridge. Decended over Meall Garbh to Meall TionailIsbjorn 3rd Round14/05/2019
From Bridge of Orchy (NN 29722 39547) - Coire an Dothaidh - Carn Sasunnaich - Beinn Dorain - Coire Reidh - Beinn an Dothaidh West Top - Beinn an Dothaidh. Back to Bridge of Orchy via Coire Reidh & Coire an Dothaidh. Path to Coire an Dothaidh badly eroded and very boggy in places. Blizzard conditions on the summits, deep drifts in places, navigation challenging!david23020108/05/2019
Route: Bridge of Orchy station - Carn Sasunnaich [Beinn Dòrain North Top] - Beinn Dòrain - Beinn an Dothaidh West Top - Beinn an Dothaidh - 993 spot height - Bridge of Orchy station. Stats: 5hrs51, 14.3km, 1,276m ascent. Weather: warm & sunny. Notes: only FJL & I ascended Beinn an Dothaidh West Top.millionmts10/08/2018
From Bridge of orchyRodge05/07/2018
As my previous visit was in thick mist, I thought I would re-visit in glorious weather to enjoy the view.dal25/06/2018
Two from Bridge of Orchy.liljonb01/06/2018
Summits of Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh from Bridge of Orchy via Coire an DothaidhCrib Goch27/05/2018
Solo, running, glorious blue sky, sunshine, firm snow. The long ridge S to bag Dorain was trying, with softer snow, ups and downs, seemed a very long way. Way back N not so bad, and descent very pleasant knowing what I'd achieved, though R eye had a pink tinge for next few days as I hadn't worn sunglasses, d'oh! Back to BoO Hotel, one of their new outside rooms where I'd argued and got a special wifi router!NorfolkPT2101/04/2018
Cloudy with rain on and off. Gale force wind and rain and summit, low cloud so no views.anderson2419/10/2017
With Mark.Jonathan Willingham15/05/2017
From Bridge of Orchy. Recorded route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.com/2017/05/beinn-dorain-and-beinn-dothaidh.htmlGayle14/05/2017
a day off WHWYanndroid11/05/2017
CUHWC Glen Coe trip. Bad weather forecast led us to opt for these two hills. With JG, PF and JF.AGWilliamson30/03/2017