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Beinn Eich & Doune Hill
Introduction to Walk 1296

Photo from the walk - Beinn Eich & Doune Hill

Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs

County/Area - Argyll and Bute

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 3030 feet / 918 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This walk in the Loch Lomond National Park starts from near Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond. The route then climbs onto Beinn Eich and continues along the ridge to Doune Hill. Views are superb throughout although you need some route finding skills in places. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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