Beinn an Dothaidh, North East Corrie

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude 900m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
Three extensive cliffs hidden from the nearby Bridge of Orchy road provide excellent winter climbing and give reliable conditions given a half decent snow cover. Two large buttresses North Buttress and West Buttress both feature classic routes like Taxus(III) an excellent gully climb, West Buttress(III) and Menage a Trois(V). A topo for this crag may be downloaded from the OMC here:,com_docman/task,doc_download/gid,49/Itemid,94/

Approach notes
From the car park at Achallader Farm cross the river and walk up a path bearing right past a cone shaped hillock into the corrie in about 90 minutes.

Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997),
Out of print: Scottish Winter Climbs (1996)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Emel RidgeII 14
2Zigzag GullyI 2
3Consolation CornerIV 5 2
4Central GullyI 12
5Jobseekers AllowanceIV 6 4
6CirceanIV 5 **5
7Femme FataleIV 4 **6
8TaxusIII ***152
9Taxus Icefall FinishIV 4 ***109
10Upper CircleIII 2
11West GullyI 65
12The Beechgrove GardenII/III 2
14Stairway to HeavenIII *50
15The SkraelingIV 5 **19
16HaarIII *12
18StormbringerIII 3 2
19West ButtressIII 4 ***48
20Splitting The DifferenceIV 6 1
21Pas De DeuxV 6 **17
22The ScreamingVIII 8 **2
23CirrusIV 4 **51
24Carte BlancheIV 5 *6
25Bete NoirV 7 4
26Menage a TroisV 6 ***51
27Ménage à Trois (Variation Finish)V 6 ***2
28ClonusIV **13
29SleipnirIII 5 1
30ThorIV 6 **2
31Far West ButtressIII 1
32Coup De GraceV 7 **6
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