The 2,155ft, 725m Beinn Dubh Hill/Mountain
is on the west side of Loch Lomond in central
Scotland, at Luss village, 9 miles north of
32 miles northwest of Glasgow. Postcode: G83 8PG
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The Image top is of the Car Park at Luss,
costs about £1 per hour. The Bridge across the
Main Road is about 50 yards along from the Car
Park at Luss School.
The Foot Bridge gives a good view of Beinn
Dubh, showing the false Summit with the real
Summit behind, the Hike up and back takes
between 4 and 5 hours.
There is a hikers gate just behind the house
with the path running up behind the house.
There are a few free car parking spaces at
the start of the trail, but these are normally
The first section starts off fairly easy but
gets a bit tougher up through the trees.
The second section is fairly steep up
The top of the second section gives the
first clear view of the main hill, fairly steep
with a few soggy sections.
Close to the top of the third section you
get great views down over Luss, and across Loch
Lomond to Ben Lomond Mountain. Large Image
down to Luss.
The top of the third section is a bit of a
surprise, as there is still a fair bit to go to
the summit, although not as steep.
The summit of Beinn Dubh is a rather flat
grassy hill, but there is a viewing area over
to the right for great views up Loch Lomond and
over to Ben Lomond. Large Image to
You can go back dow the main trail, or go
round to Beinn Dubh Mid Hill and down that way,
is a good trail, but steep and soggy in
The trail across to Mid Hill is fairly
level, with great views north to the Arrochar
Mountains such as The Cobbler and Beinn
The route down Mid Hill starts off nice and
steady, then gets real steep. The lower section
is a grass path, a bit soggy in places and
slippy, my hiking poles saved me a few
Once down Mid Hill, there is a Tar Hill Road
back to Luss, about 2 miles, with a short
section rather steep uphill, but mostly
The Hill Road takes you back to the
Footbridge where you pass Luss Glen, now a
popular Faerie Trail for Kids. There are a few
car parking spaces here, but are normally
The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel
is on the right after you cross the Bridge,
should you require refreshments or a meal.