Beinn Dubhchraig

Summary for Beinn Dubhchraig

Beinn Dubhchraig is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Lomond to Loch Tay as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Tyndrum )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
978 metres / 3209 feetNN307254Beinn doo-craigHill of the black crag
LocationAccess
Loch Lomond to Loch TayScottish Natural Heritage, tel: 01786 450362
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Details for Beinn Dubhchraig

Beinn Dubhchraig is one of Ben Lui's (Beinn Laoigh) satellites situated on the south of Tyndrum & west of Crainlarich and together with Ben Oss form the eastern extension of the range. Together they form curved ridge around Loch Oss which is a body of water measuring roughly 500 by 300 metres which lies to the south. Beinn Dubhchraig is best seen from Loch Lomond around Ardlui

Beinn Dubhchraig often overshadowed by the munro Ben Oss, which lies two kilometres to the west, by the Bealach Buidhe which has a height of 779 metres. Beinn Dubhchraig has a steep south face and has a wide open corrie on the north, which drops from the summit forming a grassy bowl above the forestry plantations at the foot of the corrie.

Usual access is from Strath Fillan on the north west by a path up Coille Coire Chuilc & Allt Coire Dubhchraig then up steep grassy slopes to reach the summit point. From the summit Ben Oss is also usually climbed via Beinn Dubhchraig's north western ridge on the same outing. Alternatively, the hill can be climbed from Glen Falloch on the south east via Fionn Ghleann upto Loch Oss where an ascent can be made.

On a clear day there will be good views to the south of Loch Lomond right down to Ben Lomon.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Beinn Dubhchraig is Forty-Four

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