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Name:Bin of Cullen
Hill number:1512
Height:320m / 1050ft
RHB Section:21A: Tomintoul to Banff
County/UA:Moray (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NJ 47989 64259
Summit feature:viewpoint
Col:156m  NJ489572  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 28 29
(1:25k) 425N
Observations:trig point is 10m SE of viewpoint
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 166 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Direct route from SW currently impassable - over grown, very boggy and blocked by wind throw. Used track from SE - lovely walkcarole engel18/11/2019
By tracks from Braidbog, SE of hill. With JAS.kdbennett11/08/2019
From Braidbog at NJ492632 - forest tracks right to the top. The viewpoint indicator is presently fragmented into about 10 pieces and some are missing.Isbjorn22/05/2019
Parked at end of track GR492 632 followed track all the way to the summit. Very easy going. Good views.JulieB11/05/2019
Track from Braidbog. Nice views along coast.mcbboyd20/07/2018
Dry and grey walk after parking near the beginning of the track at Braidbog. The track takes you to the summit viewpoint and short, fat trig but doesn't go the most direct route.Dugswell211/06/2018
Nice hill, good views. P SE of summit - good track all the way to top. View indicator cast plate broken into several pieces - pieces fit together & function as an indicator (had been put together incorrecly - I re-ordered & checked orientation - OK when I left).ger19/04/2018
From the bend in road/track acesss near Braidbog. Up the tracks through lovely woodland and out into the open summit. Dry but heavy grey skies limited the views. Short 45min runN.Morters12/04/2018
A stunning sunrise walk from Braidbog for my 250th Marilyn of 2017. Lovely walk through the woods on easy tracks, and a bit icy towards the top. Great views.Gill31/12/2017
Mike, Radina & Jenniegettingonabit27/10/2017
Clear blue cloudless sky gave stunning views on top. Was bagging the trig.BigJ20/01/2017
From Braidbog. With Karen and Sam.ChrisR18/07/2016
Followed track from Braidbog to summit - returned from same route.raffemeister24/05/2016
Start Findochty,10 miles, 3 hrs 20mins. Mist and light rain, no view, with Irene.Hutchie11/05/2016
From Braidbog with Little Bin too.jimbloomer18/04/2016
Up the tracks, simples.nordicstar20/01/2016
Another good hill with extremely easy access. Track frozen and icy today.jenx20/01/2016
Weather fair with clag patches, snow on ground.MountainMac18/01/2016
From Braidbog. Route and write-up at:
Track from near Braidbog to summit - returned by the same route.benalder28414/06/2015
braidbog good track all the way.robertphillips16/05/2015
Very pleasant hill with very rewarding views. Company: Jake the Black Lab.iandesbottes15/05/2015
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Great path all the way up to the trigpoint, very snowy and windy today so didn't stay long, sure the views up here are amazing on a better day!thejackrustles22/02/2015
Evening walk from Braidbog, views somewhat hazy.neimcv03/09/2014
Up path from Hillhead. Quickest way up I reckon.AndrewFinnimore04/08/2014
from the access road at Bradhog 491632. Pleasant walk to commanding viewpointThearlaichdubh04/05/2014
Very windy and cold day not so good views, ascent from the road at 492632Nozzer12/02/2014
Glorious day.bolton19/02/2013
Started at NJ491632 at start of path which takes you all the way to the viewpoint and trig at the topgrumpy19/01/2013
With ES. From Hillhead of Rannas. Not the easiest path to follow through the trees. Windy with wintry showers.amswanston26/10/2012
With AS. Part carried. With ES. From Hillhead of Rannas. Not the easiest path to follow through the trees. Windy with wintry showers.eks26/10/2012
Clear and frosty day, no wind. Easy access with parking for one or two cars from NJ492633 near Braidbog.sotabagger26/01/2012
Dry, overcast, some wind, good views, with Jim and Hannah.iangalbraith07/09/2008
Solo . From near Braidbog to the SE of the hill on tracks all the way to the summit where there is a trig point and an indicator table erected in 2000 by Buckie Rotary Club.pwbellarby28/03/2008
Followed tracks to the summit, where there was a panoramic view.JohnW08/08/2007
Revisit. TP large, squat c. 600 x 600mm with sides vertical; massive white-painted stone 'igloo' on top 28/8/01 no longer on top; didn't see it nearby albeit in dark & raining. #17 of 24 Marilyns in 24h with Brent Lynam in the driving seatRHW25/02/2007
Climbed either 12th or 13th, probably 12th. Nice sea views, nice forests below.Kevin2903512/02/2007
climbed from Braidbog end, just followed the track to the top - great views up and down the coasttorkm27/06/2006
Delightful track next to delightful burn up from Shirralds Wood.Eddie02/09/2004
Forest roads to top. Short cut to avoid 3 or 4 zig zags near the top. 13.20. No view - mist.arranc23/06/2004
Date is first visit. Notes from later...'Big Trig' c.600mm sq, vertical sides; also sealed stone 'igloo'; great view of cliffy N coast. (1) good tk from 492632 to summit (2) drive-in if gate not locked RHW27/08/2001
Date uncertain, school outingrjf3510/06/1973
Date uncertain, one of my first hills and first of many visitsrjf3507/06/1972
Ben Rinnes09/05/2019
Simon Winton14/02/2019