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Name:West Lomond
Hill number:1658
Height:522m / 1713ft
Area:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Class:Marilyn, HuMP, Donald Dewey, Historic County Top, Current County/UA Top,
Administrative County Top
Grid ref:NO 19732 06633
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:405m
Col:117m  NO155065  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 58
(1:25k) 370
Date of ascent: 

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Survey: obvious summit

Change log: recent changes for this hill entry

  • Fife (1974) administrative county top
  • Fife historic county top
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 164 users)ByDate of Ascent
Bonnet Stane car park (185082) SSE along farm track to Bonnet Stane ESE along faint waymarked path to junction with 4x4 track at 199068 Took well-worn path up NE slope to summit. (Solo)gerrybowes28/04/2014
An evening ascent of the steeper northern slopes from the road near Nether Urquhart passing Bonnet Stane, and up the Hoglayers. Clear evening, if a little windy.VirtualMountain16/04/2014
Done in conjunction with Bishop hill. Twelfth day in a row on the hills first one that left me dry at the end! The local authority in their wisdom have tried to put a path diversion through glen Vale due to 'danger of falling rocks'. Elf n' safety at its worse. Obviously i ignored this silly edict and i saw that at the western end of the path somebody had ripped the sign down. Good on them! I urge everybody else to ignore these foolish commands.thenomad25/02/2014
Parking for 4 cars at NO 185082. Interesting walk along the track via the Bonnet Stane, then up the steep path to the summit, returned the same way. Glorious day though a chilly strong wind. Good views.martin_hall03/11/2013
A nice quick couple of walks after St. Andrews parkrun. West Lomond hen on to Innerdouny Hill. One day, two county tops...killiedaft10/08/2013
Easy ascent from the Craigmead car park in the evening after sales call in nearby Dunshalt. Summit shrouded in cloud. Round trip 7.66 km, 232m ascent.VirtualMountain27/06/2013
From the car park on the ridge. East Lomond - West Lomond - Bishop Hill.davidpettit8425/05/2013
With Mera Peak groupmunromurph01/10/2012
Matty Ryan and Gordon Duff Bagged for the Morris Lubricants 2012 County Top Challenge for the TCT.morrislube26/06/2012
En route from Bishop Hill to East Lomond. Slippery dusting of lying snow around the summit with bitter wind.campagvelocet31/01/2012
MMC walk. Took dogsalexmaclennan04/12/2011
Climbed early in the misty morning from camp site near waterfall in GlenVale near cave (pulpit rock). Just up cross country, fairly easy following sheep tracks. No views due to mist which cleared after I got back. East Lomond a more spectacular view, 7 kmpeter08/09/2011
Climbed this hill in the company of my daughter Jade. Climb took approx. 2 hours. 45minutes at summit then made our way down.alfredo02/07/2011
JEB, RIB Uisdean2521/05/2011
Walked over from East Lomond in 1hr 20mins. The easiest ascent is to follow the track right round to the western flank. Clearing weather, good views.johnabutler226/04/2011
Ascended from the west past the Bonnet Stane. Fantastic views from the summit.adrinux16/04/2011
Done after East Lomond.derekblackburn31/07/2010
SOTA activation, few 2m and 20m contacts, most on 40mGM8OTI22/08/2009
petey09/08/2009
A quick push after Bishop hill and we had lunch with a great vista of the S Cairngormstorkm29/03/2009
easy walk along well defined path. Wet with low cloud - no views.Jimbob13/12/2008
easy walk to break in new bootsbuggerlugs01/03/2008
Parked between two Lomonds and did them in turn along obvious tracks. W Lomond has trig on collapsing stone plinth.Aye Jimmy10/06/2007
Leg 3 of Devil's Burden relayBob6727/01/2007
lomonds of fife hill racetom smith00/00/2007
Grey day and windy, but a good walk nonethelesspaddyirish09/09/2006
Climbed on the way to another stay at Ewich House, nr Crianlarich.marktrengove24/02/2006
Steady walk from the car parkSJ08/02/2006
Solo tripInvicta1418/10/2004
Arrived from Bishop Hill before descending back to the car park to the westgaryhoney18/06/2004
Devil's Burden Relay, with Martin Snodgrass. Good snow.stever31/01/2004
With church walking groupSkerryvore01/11/2003
Lomond means beacon. VWDP for 2 miles on moor to hill and direct line uphill to top. 11.20.arranc15/06/2000
Fine views over the Forth. Climbed from Craigmead picnic area above Falkland.andy01/06/2000
on bike, also 20/10/12 - ran with A.gav77701/01/2000
Climbed with IJM/EKM 2000?? Climbed byself 2006??alanm01/08/1998
Date is first visit. RHW11/04/1998
with the girls.Colinmac200510/08/1997
Carrying MichaelColinmac200504/08/1991
very many repeatsViewfinder15/01/1991
Lomonds of Fife race.summitsup13/06/1987
Walked up here many times while living in Fife in the 1970s.BURGESS31/08/1981
AU Geology Uisdean2530/09/1979