Name:Doune Hill
Hill number:93
Height:734.5m / 2410ft
SMC/RHB Section:01E: Loch Long to Loch Lomond
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Topographical area:HS07 Doune-fruin
Catchment:Leven (Dumbarton)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NS 29055 97089
Summit feature:small cairn 45m SSW of trig point
Drop:695m
Col:39m  NN305041  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL39S 364S
Observations:trig point is at NS 29065 97134
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
Survey of Doune Hill.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 303 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Beinn Eich, Cruach an t-Sidhein and Doune Hill, from Lusshummusg06/02/2024
 yorkielad08/01/2024
Glad to get to this summit. Hot weather. Decided to head back via Beinn Eich and back to Shegarton Cottages. Rather than going back via the hills. Long food break and water break. Company: Soloiandesbottes02/09/2023
see log for Beinn Dubhcarole engel24/07/2023
From Luss, long road up the glen.iangalbraith08/06/2023
Parked on the verge east of Doune, at a spot not marked Passing Place. Over the bridge and through Doune farm, then straight up the ATV track and over the east top.Owen B22/04/2023
11.4 mile circular from Glen Douglas. We headed across the bridge to Doune Farm and as others mentioned we used the field gates to the south to avoid the farmyard itself. A long and relentless pull follows up to Doune Hill East Top, then another drop and steep little pull up to Doune Hill. From here we followed the grassy trail along the easy ridge to Beinn Lochain and Beinn Eich descending to Edentaggart farm using the avoiding footpath, then we followed the very wet track into Glen Mollochan. We lost the track for a while in a boggy area but the going wasn't too bad until we re-joined the wet track, back around Doune Farm to the car. 1160m ascent. Great grassy ridges with amazing views. Not a cloud in the sky over the Highlands today and we could see for miles. Very windy though. This was the main reason we were not doing a Munro today. Saw no other walkers.DanTrig20/04/2023
Glen Luss 6 Grahams from LussHuwel26/03/2023
Managed to arrive early enough to park at the start of the minor road up the glen. An anti-clockwise round of 4 Marilyns, 2 Simms and a sub-Simm.Minto05/02/2023
From Luss for a round of Beinn Dubh, Mid Hill, ET, Doune Hill, Beinn Lochain and Beinn Eich.rhalstead03/06/2022
From Luss. Beinn Eich - Doune Hill - Cruach an t-Sidhein. Dismal day of rain and mist.Jhimmy30/04/2022
As part of a four Graham round starting from Luss via Beinn Eich and Cruac an t Sidhein.MichaelF27/03/2022
Revisit. A simple walk up from Doune Hill E. Top. With Gavin & Steve.Dangerous Dave19/03/2022
A nasty early start from the Invergroin CP for a round of 4 Luss Grahams from Doune. Decent ATV track up the glen and over the river to get through tussocks and onto the W ridge of Mid Hill easy enough to top. Down good but steep, then boggy path to road and detour around Edentaggart, over Beinn Eich, traverse to Cruach an t-Sithein, then back to Doune Hill, Doune Hill E top, then the steep and sh1tey ATV track back to Doune.Gill16/03/2022
From the East top on a trek from Doune to Glen Luss with Anne B.bolton16/03/2022
WetOh no I forgot...18/08/2021
CK SheilaS10/05/2021
From the hillwalkers' CP in Glen Douglas, taking the ATV track up Doune Hill East, crossing the steep bealach to Doune Hill and going over Beinn Lochain to the shapely but inconsiderately located Cruach an t-Sidhein, before redescending and traversing to the dip in the ridge before Beinn Eich. From there I returned over Beinn Lochain, Doune Hill and Doune Hill East, passing just below the summits of the first two and following a sheep trod that contours around Doune Hill East before rejoining the ATV track and is clearly visible on descent from Doune Hill, starting from the outflow of the lochan in the bealach.Nick Down117/04/2021
Round of four Grahams from Luss on the only decent day this weekColin Crawford30/10/2020
from Beinn Eich and before Cruach an't Sidhean.IanHHill17/09/2020
Parked at Luss. Intended to cycle up glen but bike broke, so walked, starting 9:05. Good path over Beinn Dubh to Mid Hill (11:15). Then trackless descent of W ridge before long climb up to Doune Hill. Made for col, missing NE top, then up to summit (13:05). Continued to Cruach an t'Sidhean, contouring Beinn Lochain. Trackless again, steeply up fence to summit (14:20). Back to col, contoured S of B Lochain then up ridge to Beinn Eich (15:50). Followed path down ridge to Edentaggart and back to Luss (17:40). Dry, some sun, warm; wet underfoot initially after rain. Higher tops around under cloud, but good views. Good day.dbb14/09/2020
After the slog up Doune Hill East Top it looks like another slog up Doune Hill to the SW. Only a 79m descent to Bealach an Dúin but a whole 108m up the other side. Keep on a SW bearing avoiding the temptation to head right.mntainman02/08/2020
From Glen Luss - up Glen Mollochan then round to Beinn Chaorach.quadbarrel19/07/2020
Five of the Glen Luss grahams solo during 5-mile restrictions after lockdown. Sunny and clear views.mproudfoot07/06/2020
We parked at the parking area in Glen Douglas, between Doune and Tullich farms. We walked back along the road to Doune and took field gates to go around the farm. We picked up an atv track and then path that took us to the summit. We went on to Doune Hill and reascended Doune Hill East Top and followed the atv track/path to Douneand then the road to the car. With JT.Sprog24/08/2019
Beinn Eich, Doune Hill then down Glen Mollachan. Circuit from Luss. Lovely hills. Clear with little wind and extensive wonderful views. Descent from Doune Hill steep and pathless. Icy road on approach and return. Nobody else on the hills. 8 hours.Langbank 02/01/2019
From parking area at NS309987 in Glen Douglas. Solo. After reaching summit of Doune Hill East Top followed obvious path to Bealach Dùin, then up to Doune Hill and on to Beinn Lochain. Continued to Cruach an t-Sìdhein and Beinn Eich. Good weather.pwbellarby29/04/2018
Trig point lower than summitthekirkie pirate29/03/2018
From Luss - excellent ciruit of Grahams and tops with snow over the tops and fine views. Beinn Dubh, Mid Hill, Doune Hill E Top, Doune Hill, Beinn Lochain, Cruach an t-Sidhein, Beinn Eich, return along Glen Luss. Approx 9h.RobertP17/02/2018
10th Hill of 14 today on an a horseshoe of the Luss Hills from the Alderdale B&B in Luss, climbing Cruach Dubh, Beinn Ruisg, Creag an Leinibh, Balcnock, Beinn Tharsuinn, Beinn Chaorach, Beinn a'Mhainach, Cruach an t-Sidhein and Beinn Lochain then N and then NE to this top. I recorded 746m @ NS29052 97094, close to small cairn. I could hardly stand up, such was the force of the wind and it was here that I saw the 1st and only person of the day, a lone guy climbing up from Bealach an Duin to the trig. I descended to the Beleach an Duin towards Doune Hill East top...Dazingdale03/10/2017
4 of 6: From Beinn Lochain.ChrisR27/09/2017
Luss - Beinn Dubh - Mid Hill - Doune Hill N Top - Doune Hill - Beinn Lochain - Cruach an t-Sidhein - traversed to Beinn Eich col - Beinn Eich - Edentaggart - Luss. Great walk.Mark Jackson24/08/2017
Fabulous 360 degree views.summitter16/07/2017
Cycled up Glen Luss to Glen Molachan. 110 th Graham. 109 to go. Over half way.ngthack12/05/2017
From Luss, using bike to road end, then on foot for a round of Cruach an t'Sidhein, Doune Hill and Beinn Eich. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.com/2017/04/cruach-t-sidhein-doune-hill-and-beinn.htmlGayle23/04/2017
Summit is 45 metres from the trig pillar and obviously higheralda08/04/2017
doune hill, doune hill east top, mid hill, beinn dubh C/W from glen mollochan.robertphillips28/11/2016
Solo.Dangerous Dave11/11/2016
Solo with Lily. Glen Mollochan round on a blustery showery day. 7 hoursalexmaclennan03/07/2016
Solo trip from Glen Mollochan. Boggy path but scenic summit.Invicta1402/06/2016
sclater17/10/2015
See Beinn Eichdickscroop14/05/2015
selfdavidsbatty13/05/2015
From Glen Luss, up Mid Hill, Doune Hill, Cruach an t-Sidhein and Beinn EichGallovidian28/06/2014
Solo run over Mid Hill, 3 Doune Hill tops, Cruach an t-Sidhein, and Beinn Eich. Ground to SW of trig point appears slightly higher.amswanston05/05/2013
cold dayoatcake12/01/2013
Doune Hill (NS 290971) S/F NS 296971 Attempt to climb in persistent rain and very strong winds. Abandoned at about 280 m height in awful conditions.John Young01/12/2012
MC See EichMartin6625/10/2012
Solo rundonmeister23/05/2012
2nd time.russell6104/05/2012