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Name:The Goal
Hill number:8366
Height:459m / 1506ft
Parent (Ma):461  Glas Maol
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Angus (UA)
Catchment:South Esk
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NO 36121 63939
Summit feature:no feature: ground N of fence
Col:422m  NO360644  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53S 388S
Observations:ground 60m SE at NO 36179 63913 (spot height on map) is probably lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 24 users)ByDate of Ascent
on the ridge to Hill of Couternachtallblond25/01/2020
An anti-clockwise circuit of Glen Cally from the Cotgibbon Plantation. Stone tracks or ATV tracks all the way made this a quick walk, taking in The Goal (great name!), Craigs of Lethnot, Hill of Couternach, Hill of Balbae and Cairn Leith before heading onto the western slopes of Knachly and Hill of Spot then back to the road and car. 3.40hrs in all.summitter28/12/2019
parked on grass verge next to gate at 354635 the goal, craigs of lethnot, hill of couternach, hill of spott, knachly, balnaboth craig, down to track and picked up bike from the hostel for cycle back to the car.robertphillips15/12/2019
Solo. A circular walk down Glen Clova to Cortachy whilst the weather improved and then a walk back along the 'Rollercoaster Ridge'.meltdiceburg16/08/2019
Final hill on a clockwise circuit of Glen Cally.hill walker23/02/2019
P start of track through Cotgibbon Plantation. A lot of trees felled. Track all the way to a flattish summit area. Later visited a memorial to Edward Wilson who stayed in the area for a while and was visited by Scott.chrisbien13/01/2018
No sign of a keeper.Martin R25/10/2017
Straightforward ascent from the south. There is forestry work going on in the plantation, but not on this day.JohnW26/10/2016
Two posts on the summit but no sign of the keeper.alda29/02/2016
see hill of couternach.hils19/02/2016
Colin Crawford25/05/2016
Lindsay M06/12/2015
Rod M06/12/2015
The Rodmiester13/06/2014
Tony S12/01/2008
Lorna S12/01/2008
Colin Crawford24/05/1996