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Name:Philpstoun Bing North
Hill number:19119
Height:115.2m / 378ft
Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
Classification:Tu,1
Drop:40m
Col:75m  NT057767  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
925704/07/2015NT 05769 76858  F: gravel mound
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
Better than expected. Good all round views.hillsman19/03/2018
Parked at car park at canal side. Followed towpath a short distance then over a stile onto a path heading left. Round the first slope the path turns right up the steepish slope to a plateau from which you can choose from a variety of routes to the top. Followed a different set of paths down to emerge between large tree trunks opposite the car parkJubilado01/02/2018
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Parked near the entrance to Philpstoun Bing South. Then across the canal bridge bagging its cut mark then down and round to towpath then up Philpstoun Bing North. A fine view point even on a damp grey afternoon. Return to car then bagged Philpstoun Bing South.Dugswell216/09/2017
Chaotic spoil heaps from former oil shale works. Scope for planning a small but testing orienteering event here- with tricky route choices on the semi mobile steep sided slopes - up and over , around,or slip sliding contouring . Only had time for this one bing as airport check in not to be missed.Chris Pearson07/06/2017
Dodged the motorbikes and started a small summit cairn for future baggers.summitter05/03/2017
both bings from the canal car park.robertphillips24/02/2017
Enormous!Play2End03/02/2017
Walked from Linlithgow along the towpath and up from carpark to E. Pleasanter than PB SouthThearlaichdubh14/12/2016
From E, canal car park, cross road to path which contours past a couple of bumps to grassy highpoint. Colourful bing scenery. Recompletes West Lothian for me.RHW12/12/2015
P at canal.chrisbien24/05/2015
I was expecting one bing but found two: the one on the north of the canal was a surprise.Pete R18/05/2015
From canalside parking.Minto15/10/2014
PM02/07/2019
ajwxyzt13/01/2018
Ken_Stewart11/11/2017
russell6123/01/2016
alda02/07/2015
Colin Crawford15/10/2014
amcvey15/08/2014
amcvey02/09/2011
ARM06/12/2009