Name:Dun Athaich
Hill number:8141
Height:166m / 545ft
Parent (Ma):89  Beinn Bhalgairean
SMC/RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Topographical area:HS03 Lui-bhuidhe
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:NN 14434 25856
Summit feature:ground by monument
Col:117m  NN155255  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 360N 377W
Observations:rock 10m W at NN 14421 25856 on far side of monument may be as high
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 48 users)ByDate of Ascent
Fine views from top. Nearby parking.willyross18/05/2024
Watched the moody winter sunset at 5pm over Loch Awe from the top car park on the smooth tarmac road of the old military road. A spare hour before arriving at our dog-sit at Taynuilt, having driven over from Aberdeen. In 1875 Queen Victoria came to see the blocky summit monument -to the gaelic poet Duncan Ban McIntyre (died 1812).Chris Pearson07/11/2023
Short walk to the monument. Good Views of the Loch.Deego21/09/2023
A short walk from the end of the tarmac lane to the Glen Orchy poet's monument. A delightful, quiet spot.Nick Down128/05/2022
Walked up from Dalmally. A walk on a quiet tarmac lane for a wet day.Hirta04/10/2021
Drive up to end of tarmac road, then ~130m walk up to the mausoleum. En-route to Colonsay.jonglew08/09/2021
Struggled up after the Bealach Nan Cabrach tops. Fine viewsfasgadh07/12/2020
Impressive monument.sclater14/11/2020
Easy drive up there, nice view, impressive monument.Missphoton14/11/2020
On the bike from Claddich.quadbarrel13/10/2020
Long drive up, speedy walk to a fine monument and viewpointColin Crawford13/10/2020
With Missy. Sunny and warm when no breeze. Parked near Achlian on A819, walked along Old Military Road to Mounument, then up and round plantations on Forest Roads.alwaysinshorts13/03/2020
On way home from a weeks walking based in Obanhillsman08/05/2019
drive up, quick stroll to the top.robertphillips24/02/2019
En route to Stacan Bealach nan Cabrach. Return visit to take GPS readings.mainnirnamfiadh09/09/2017
Drive up to foot of monument and 10 minute stroll to learn about the great poet. Cruachan would have been lovely if I had been able to see it through the mist.Thearlaichdubh24/08/2017
A five minute stroll there and back, also included in this is a walk around the monument, a view in each direction and opportunity to see your Roller parked some 100m away.Play2End21/10/2016
Fine viewpoint.... can drive to within 30m climb of this...hils13/05/2016
Despite some ice on the road, drove up to MR overnight camp site just below amazingly big monument.GordonAdshead01/01/2016
Train to Dalmally. Walked up minor road (signposted Monument Hill) to col, then short footpath to top. Highest natural point is probably beneath monument to Duncan Bàn MacIntyre. Back down same route to station. Overcast but dry, and a pleasant short stroll on a winter afternoon.mainnirnamfiadh03/12/2015
Was looking for a quiet bedroom to park motorhome. Nice little car park. Only then, realised monument on a P30.Martin R06/03/2014
May? '96.summitsup01/05/1996
Approx date, whilst visiting bro in Dalmallylordtonult15/06/1990
A Peckish18/03/2023
Gavin Theobald19/08/2020
Steve Q01/01/2020
hill walker07/09/2019
andrew brown21/12/2018