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Name:Ben Buck NE Top [Burnfoot Hill]
Hill number:7127
Height:583m / 1913ft
Parent (Ma):1642  Ben Cleuch
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Donald area:Ochil Hills
County/UA:Clackmannanshire (UA)
Catchment:Forth
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Donald Dewey
(Tu,5,DDew)
Grid ref:NN 90460 02450
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:36m
Col:547m  NN901022  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 58
(1:25k) 366E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 33 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Alva up the glen to East to end of made up road and contoured round Ben Buck to windfarm. Bad idea as it got increasingly haggy until the windfarm tarmac. On way back just went over Ben Buck on tracks. Nice views when you can't see the blades.Thearlaichdubh13/09/2019
Left the car on the A823 at the end of the Glendevon Reservoirs road (which was very icy, and Private !). Long walk in to the windfarm then a serious plod to the high point through snow which was soft, yielding, and drifting in the cold NE wind. Apart from the turbines, a real sense of wilderness. Returned over Bald Hill, total 14.2k.NormanW06/01/2018
Ochil rambling from A823. Round of Wether, Craigentaggart, Core, BuckNE and Bald. Plenty of tracks and wind turbines.Topographer5729/10/2017
The great and magnificent Ben Buck NE Top done Last hill of four around the reservoir. Easy walking on the wind turbine tracks.Play2End28/10/2016
Easy but depressingalda03/07/2016
parked car at entrance to windfarm on A823 ACW round of bald hill, ben buck NE Top, ben cleuch, the law, andrew gannel hill, skythorn hill, middle hill, cairnmorris hill, ben shee, nice sunny day mostly on good paths and atv tracks.robertphillips09/06/2016
From Woodland car park, up track to end on moorland. Best line is half right, uphill for about 80m ascent - faint vehicle tracks - which contour round to the fence junction. Then wind farm roads (not all marked on 1:25K map), and summit. Returned similar way, but descended over Craighorn.Minto05/05/2016
From Alva Glen car park up lorry track west of Ben Ever and east of the Nebbit / Craighorn to its end. Then contoured round north side of Ben Buck to foot of Burnfoot Hill at another lorry road and two buildings. Would have been better going over Ben Buck to avoid peat hags. Back via Ben Cleuch and Ben Ever.russell6107/04/2016
P nr dam Upper Glendevon res. Road to Backhills then windfarm road nearly to top. With Tom.chrisbien05/01/2013
From Tillicoultry, via Ben Cleuch. Mist & patchy snow underfoot. Now a small windfarm, nice little rise.agentmancuso11/02/2012
591m gps, stake and cairn. RHW25/06/2011
Rod M01/01/2019
Lindsay M01/01/2019
Janet M01/01/2019
duchally17/09/2018
ngthack15/07/2018
carole engel30/09/2017
chalky195301/11/2015
Anton11/04/2014
mae07/12/2013
Nick Down118/08/2013
buggerlugs30/06/2013
Colin Crawford28/02/2013
hillhunter29/12/2012
indianajane25/08/2012
bob26210/04/2012
richtea504003/12/2011
Kiltie18/04/2010
David Purchase29/01/2005
summitter01/01/2000
john steel20/09/1998
Ken_Stewart03/01/1987
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