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Beinn Dronaig

Corbett

Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
Altitude
797 m (2614 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
NH03713817
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
163 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Meaning
Ragged hill
 

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found.

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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Beinn Dronaig is a very remote mountain in the depths of the Attadale Forest. There is a very long approach but this can be cycled as far as Bendronaig Lodge.

Beinn Dronaig is a distinct hill with a curved ridge from Carn Poll-eisg ENE to Beinn Dronaig then E turning ESE. A path at this end of the ridge leads down to Loch Calavie, from where a path leads back to Bendronaig Lodge.

The N slopes of Beinn Dronaig are easy to moderate and scattered with rocky outcrops, but the S slopes are crag free.

Hazards you may encounter on Beinn Dronaig include
 Unbridged River to cross.
 Remote Mountain navigate with care.
 Crags within 1km of summit.
 
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Liathach
by Metcheck
Beinn Dronaig Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

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 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Beinn Dronaig
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
21.8 km
Woodlands (self-catering)
by Shiel Bridge, Inverness-shire
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a map of scottish camp grounds.
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn Dronaig.

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 Routes that include Beinn Dronaig
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1490 m 36.92 km 10 hrs Beinn Dronaig  A very long approach which can be cycled, but this is a remote mountain so navigate with care. Not Yet Rated 
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Beinn Dronaig

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Me, Alba summit Beinn Dronaig 29/03/14.

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
 
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Douglas Robertson on 03 May 2017

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Beinn Dronaig
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