Beinn Dubhchraig & Ben Oss Hike

Where: Beinn Dubhchraig & Ben Oss from by Tyndrum in central Scotland
Height: 3,208ft, 978m Beinn Dubhchraig . 3,375ft, 1,029m Ben Oss

Beinn Dubhchraig & Ben Oss are situated 1 mile east of Tyndrum Village, 60 miles northwest of Glasgow, next to the A82 road.

These Mountains have little Trail and Wet Sections so are normaly avoided by Tourist Hikers.

The image below is from the Dalrigh hiking car park, 1 mile southeast of Tyndrum village, next to the A82 road.

This is the main route onto Beinn Dubhchraig & Ben Oss. The main hiking route is to follow the road to the left from the car park, go up through woodland, then out onto the north side of Beinn Dubhchraig. The trail then leads onto Ben Oss. The route back is normally descend between Beinn Dubhchraig & Ben Oss, then make your way round Beinn Dubhchraig back to the same trail through the woodland back to the car park at Dalrigh.

Glasgow to Tyndrum Village Road Map. Large Image

Beinn Dubhchraig Car Park Dalrigh image

The Map below shows the routes onto Beinn Dubhchraig and Ben Oss from the Dalrigh hiking car park. Note the main trail goes up through two sections of woodland, said to be hard to follow and boggy in places.

Not sure why nobody seems to hike out the farm road then up onto Beinn Dubhchraig once clear of the trees. There is a burn there and it may be rough at the bottom, must be a reason.

Some hikers try to do the four 3,000ft mountains here in one day, but is a long hike. Getting dropped off at Glen Lochy, hiking over the four mountains, then getting picked up at Dalrigh would be the easiest way to take in the four mountains in one day. Using two cars allows this as well. It would be advised to start at Glen Lochy for this, so you can make sure the River Lochy can be crossed.

See the Ben Lui Page for more information on Ben Lui and Beinn a'Chleibh.

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.

Hill Walking OS Map . Tyndrum Photo Tour

Beinn Dubhchraig Photo Tour to the Top

Beinn Dubhchraig-Map image