Sgorr Dhonuill

Summary for Sgorr Dhonuill

Sgorr Dhonuill is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Strath Orchy to Loch Leven as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Ballachulish )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1001 metres / 3284 feetNN040555Skor GhorneelDonald's rocky peak (Hill of the thunderbolt)
LocationAccess
Strath Orchy to Loch LevenForest Enterprise (Ballachulish), tel: 01631 566155
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Gaelic for Mountain of the Thunderbolt) is a mountain lying to the south of Ballachulish, on the south side of Loch Leven in the Scottish Highlands. It boasts two Munro summits: the higher peak Sgorr Dhearg lies about 2 km east of Sgorr Dhonuill (Sgurr Dhòmhnaill).

The mountain forms a horseshoe shape, with ridges pointing north enclosing the corrie of Gleann a' Chaolais (Glenachulish). The lower slopes on this side are cloaked in conifer plantations. To the south the mountain forms a steep ridge forming the northern wall of Glen Duror, which is also forested.

There are several routes up Beinn a' Bheithir. One of the simplest is to head through the forestry up Gleann a' Chaolais, reaching the 757 m high bealach between the two summits.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Sgorr Dhonuill is Thirty-One

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