Beinn Dorain & Beinn an Dothaidh Hike
The 3,530ft Beinn Dorain and 3,294ft Beinn an
Dothaidh are situated at the small village of Bridge
of Orchy, 6 miles north of Tyndrum, 69 miles north of Glasgow.
The image right is from the A82 road about 3 miles
north of Tyndrum passing the south side of Beinn
Dorain. This is the best area for photos of this
The car park for the hike is next to the Bridge of
Orchy Hotel. For the hike, cross the road from the
hotel and walk up the well signed road to the train
station, about 300 yards.
This is a very small village with only a few
houses and small school between the hotel and
station. A few Trains and City Link Buses stop here
each way per day.
The image right shows the tunnel that leads under
the rail station and out onto the mountains.
The image below the tunnel shows the view from the
east side of the station, with Beinn Dorain on the
right and Beinn an Dothaidh on the left.
The main route onto the mountains is up to between
the mountains, then onto either mountain from
The Beinn Dorain Map shows the main route. Most
hikers try to hike both mountains in the same day.
The dip between the mountains makes crossing over
Make sure and take an Ordnance Survey Map and
Compass on these hikes, and know how to use them, as
in cloud, these mountains can be deadly. In Winter,
make sure you have Crampons and an Ice Axe, and know
how to use them.
Bridge of Orchy
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