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Name:Mailer Hill [Kirkton Hill]
Hill number:5010
Height:182m / 597ft
Parent (Ma):1676  Moncreiffe Hill
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Earn, Catchment Boundaries, Tay
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NO 10134 20959
Summit feature:trig point
Col:60m  NO121205  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 53 58
(1:25k) 369
Observations:trig point is next to a small mast
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 76 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked just off the minor road a short distance east of the track end, to the south of the hill. Followed the track to the masts, then through the gate and across to the trig point. Beautiful cold, sunny day. Great views.LizH17/11/2019
First of Perth trio... from Parking for St Magdalene’s Hill to the north. Up the mast track, over the M90, then pleasant path through the woodland before joining the other mast track. Short walk over field of bullocks to the trig. Suspicion that the ground near the smaller mast could be higher. Sunny, and great views over PerthN.Morters13/11/2019
Second visit, with Chris Peart, from MailerColin Crawford31/10/2018
Small layby for 1 car at NO 1013 2028. Signed FPs from 50m W to trig pillar at top.jonglew11/06/2018
Up from Moncreiffe, parking in lane. Over MW and good lanes up to the topnordicstar10/06/2018
From car park and track to masts. Cows in field.hillsman19/09/2017
Approach from S along good track up to masts. Rain with distant views in mist. Some cattle in hill top field - no problems however. Apart from high point 2m S of trig, I also visited point at NO 1017320961 near a mast.ger04/09/2017
From Perth Railway station, following streets to top of hill and signposted tracks. Much more pleasant than Kinnoull Hill. Great panorama, fine bridge over motorway. On to Burghmuir.Thearlaichdubh11/07/2017
Parked in pleasant free carpark in Moncreiff to NE of summit then walked on marked path over the motorway, through woods and up to summit through sheep pasture with aerials. Trig on grassy hump, but think the HP was on south side of western aerial compound, c 45 p E of trig on another grassy mound.Denise 15/04/2017
From south. Many new lambs in field by trig.NormanW24/03/2017
Pleasant ascent from Mailer side. Up track from lay-by above houses (now changed name) and then circular path to trig and mast buildings.summitter12/03/2017
Bagged at dusk, totally dark by the time I got back to the car but I spent too long looking for the geocache in the gorse! Accessed from the road to the south up the mapped track. Easy-ish walk up and through the gate into the field.thejackrustles05/02/2017
Done a few times with TamTamCollie20/10/2016
park near start of track. track and path to the top.robertphillips21/02/2016
Got parked just at the start of the mast track, 100203. very easy ascent, track to top. There is a better parking spot just 100m further west, found that our after....hils25/01/2016
Easy from parking to north across M'way. Decent view, feels higher than it is.agentmancuso23/07/2015
Easy parking on the minor road and up the good track. Through two gates to the trig point.Play2End16/06/2015
Lovely walk up, with great views north over Perth, through the woods from the north across the noisy motorway, but with accompanying birdsong gradually starting to dominate.vegibagger20/09/2014
Bagged with Jim Bloomer on a sunny morning.Dugswell223/05/2014
Self, Peter and dogInvicta1407/08/2012
Windy on top and pasture deserted. Up via M90 footbridge, down between boar fields to Craigend before taking on Moncreiffe Hill.campagvelocet13/12/2011
Throughly pleasant walk from car park on SW side of Perth housing estate. Crossed over M90 via footbridge.Minto19/11/2011
Parked easily to south and then up zig zag track to summit. Trig appears to be highest point.chriswatson05/10/2011
With Geoff Entwistle, a SCD leader with HF holidays. He was surprised to find how few Marilyns he had visited after a lifetime of hill walking! By bus to the end of route 5. On streets, over motorway and on bridal paths through a farm and woods, following coloured rings to the top of Moredun Hill. Then down to the column 5924 at 14.15, which I visited in June 2000. Views over River Earn's oxbows. I continued upwards to a path over another motorway to farmland with a herd of cows and to the top at 15.40. Column 6012. Waited 20 minutes for a return bus.arranc08/09/2011
Car park at 108 217. Track and path to the top.chrisbien07/08/2010
deep grass by masts, omitted to log details at time of visit. track from NE, park 108217 RHW26/07/2003
The Rodmiester28/05/2019
carole engel22/09/2018
Tony S24/05/2017
Andrew Simmons19/02/2017
Martin R15/04/2016
Campbell Singer30/07/2014
Barbara Singer29/07/2014
Alan Whatley12/03/2014
Mr Apples09/03/2014