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Name:Drummond Hill
Hill number:177
Height:460m / 1509ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 74965 45482
Summit feature:cairn in gap in wall
Col:146m  NN722450  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51 52
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 185 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From FC car park at Kenmore (770460)(13:00), walked WSW for abt 1.5k. Track directly uphill from 758453 shown on 1:25k map doesn't exist. Took that line anyway up to track just inside felled area; steep but on a dry March day not too bad. Walked WSW then cut across felled area to wall on crest where it enters the wood. Followed that to summit. Back via Black Rock viewpoint then cut down through forest about 200m ENE of there to junction at 765458. Finished 15:00; 6k.dbb22/03/2020
Not sure my feet will ever be dry again. At least it was an adventure! With trimarc2Fionalevey11/08/2019
Easy walk along forest trails but very hard once we broke off to reach wall and find our way to the tiny cairn. With Fionatrimarc211/08/2019
With Brian R on the forest track from the C.P. Felled trees but easy to follow the dyke to the summit. No view.Play2End22/03/2019
From FC car park at Kenmore (NN 770460). Followed 'blue' track as several of the 'silver' track carved boar discs seemed to have fallen prey to small game hunters. On arrival at ridge crest, tracks made by the felling and extraction machine made for good progress W, until the wall had to be followed - makes a good 'handrail' straight to the summit. Tried to descend immediately S, but got very steep, so came back to wall.Isbjorn13/02/2019
Ran to viewpoint, then walked along east ridge â rough going through felled woods. Ran/walked down. Some rain, low cloud. Rounsfell07/11/2018
Approach from the E - follow the wall (actually approached wall via a felled area).Adjacent christmas trees could do with a little pruning-secateurs should suffice. Went on to visit Trig (again following the wall). Trig in a clearing, with good views N & NW. A much better hill adventure than I anticipated. The viewpoint is worth visiting. (10km, 400m).ger06/09/2018
Forestry CP. Up past viewpoint to just past highest point of track to edge of felled area.Climbed to summit and recognised the top from earlier o-events. Lots of felling taking place.Coinneach22/08/2018
1 of 3: From Drummond Hill CP at Kenmore.ChrisR25/01/2018
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Usual zigzaggy route up from carpark. Tempted to take a short cut through the trees on the descent but played safe. Surprisingly no obvious direct paths.AndrewFinnimore04/03/2017
Solo evening jog/walk up from Taymouth.amswanston07/01/2017
An E to W traverse and followed the wall from trig to summit.Chris Peart21/05/2016
Solo - N.Y. at Sma Glendonmeister03/01/2016
Cp track to high point then follow wall to the small cairnrobertphillips06/08/2015
Climbed with Mike and Nina's friend Matthias.raffemeister11/10/2014
From Taymouth carpark. up road to viewpoint and then onto ridge which is not easy as it is full of windblown timber, and forestry track very rough. Fought my way all along ridge to trig. Not a pleasant summit. Then Dun CollichThearlaichdubh20/04/2014
Solo. From Tay Forest car park near Mains of Taymouth. Forest tracks and then east ridge. Fortunately forest much more open than lower down. Small cairn on a broken down bit of wall at summit. Checked a few nearby bumps but none higher.pwbellarby10/05/2013
Another fine December day. Followed the route from Taymouth forest car park described below, with the exception of short cuts through the forestry to shorten the distance - which I recommend with the usual disclaimers.Topographer5711/12/2012
MC JC OMartin6624/06/2012
Self, Peter, Bonnie (cannot recall date of first ascent)Invicta1419/10/2011
Came up from SE through trees from forest track, then followed wall West to trig, chased by clouds of flies the whole way.agentmancuso30/07/2011
Hottest day of 2011 surely - from the Mains of Taymouth car park, zig-zagging up hill and past Black Rock viewpoint, from NN747452 went straight up through sparse, tall trees to wall and right short distance to summit. Ran back down to the loch via West Drummond.nordicstar24/07/2011
Started from Mains of Taymouth CP. Followed track past Black Rock viewpoint to NN 743 452 then climbed slope to col. Followed wall to summit a small cairn at gap in wall.Lionel Bidwell13/06/2010
From the forest car park near The Mains of Taymouth. Up the tracks via Black Rock and along the ridge .mick20/05/2010
With Mick and AndyBillyP20/05/2010
worth visiting the trig too - great viewpoint northdanpquinn28/09/2008
With MoraBLACKHILL15/06/2008
Sunny spells, calm, cool, snow drifts, good viewsiangalbraith20/01/2008
Visited during an orienteering event, a control was situated 10m below the summit. Messed up a previous visit, went to the trig.fasgadh09/10/2005
By map, pace counting and compass along the ridge.Eddie26/07/2003
With: hb sb ab; Parked in Forest Park car park in Kenmore and followed the forest tracks past viewpoint up to just S of summit. Used GPS to locate the actual summit by gap in wall. We never bothered with the trigpoint.Ian Baines03/06/2002
With: ib sb ab; Helen Baines03/06/2002
Great views would never have thought of walking to the top if I did not have the bookphilhythe03/06/2001
On forest tracks for 1 1/2 miles to Kenmore lookout. A further mile on roads to find a break in dense plantations. Steep 200' scramble using hands and knees to collapsed boundary wall and small cairn.arranc08/04/1999
Parked in Kenmore, walked up to trig in deep snow at summit. Hard work for such a minor peak. Company: Peter Desbottesiandesbottes01/03/1999
tracks to highest fork, then to highest point of tk, force thru spruce to ride, N to wall, follow W to summit, fine Caper habitat (reintr 1847). car park off minor road to SE RHW06/12/1998
and 09/08/2005GmacT02/08/1997
Crossed the summit during an orienteering event, but went back to check summit March 2006, when aware of Marilyns.JohnW27/07/1997
On a weekend away to celebrate Mum's birthday. Climbed with parents and sister. Snow and television masts on the summit.islamidget17/11/1991
Date not knowncallumblack01/01/1986
dave g13/03/2020
Sick Kid11/01/2020
Dave McG26/10/2019
Simon Winton22/10/2019