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Name:Scalla Field
Hill number:1532
Height:281m / 922ft
RHB Section:22: Shetland Islands
County/UA:Shetland Islands (UA)
Island:Shetland Mainland
Maritime area:Shetland - West
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:HU 38929 57246
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:266m
Col:15m  HU424435  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 2 3
(1:25k) 467E
Observations:peat hag 10m NE is as high; small cairn 65m E (HU 38995 57240) is 0.5m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 98 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Evening summit bag from the west. Followed path from car park to waterfall then over style and followed fence line up hill before then striking up to summit area. Went to trig first then all potential high points in area. Saw a fallen cairn by peat hag in middle of bog so rebuilt it ;-) Solo.assynt_bob16/06/2019
Parked at Upper Kergord (10:20) and crossed rough fields to moorland and up grassy slopes and some hags to summit. Weather dry. Finish 11:45. Last day in Shetland.dbb12/06/2019
Very enjoyable linear walk from Aith back to the Voxter Centre.Alex C11/06/2019
From parking by stream to SE of summit. Rain & mist - met Chris Peart just before reaching summit.ger06/06/2019
From Upper Kergord in very poor visibility - walked around in circles trying to find the summit when I bumped into Reg Willis who showed me the way.Chris Peart06/06/2019
Second visit on a day of poor weather, then north over TumpsColin Crawford06/06/2019
Bypassed contouring below the other two hills to do them on the return leg. Trig pillar. Looked like impending good sunset to NW across Muckle Row.vegibagger28/05/2019
A sneaky little Marilyn after Noss and Bressay. From Upper Kergord, easily up sheep pastures then bog vegetables and peat hags to the top. A good viewpoint for most of Shetland including Foula.Gill19/08/2018
Parked at Upper Kergord farm on grass verge. Walked up to North House on farm track then took a direct line across rough pasture and fairly dry peat hags to the top.jonglew19/08/2018
Straight up from Burrafirth. Good path, then faint path up fence line most of way. Was booked for Foula, but first misty day for weeks stopped the planePeteN14/08/2018
From Burn of Lunklet then fence line in direction of summit. Very dry underfoot.NormanW20/06/2018
From Upper Kergord.PGCE06/05/2018
parked on wide verge several hundred yards before the house at Upper Kergord. very wet ground higher up after recent rains.gettingonabit07/04/2018
Parked at Upper Kergord. Direct line to summit trig, a bit hagy near summit.Coinneach20/05/2017
A great viewpoint. Though a bit ruinedjenx06/06/2016
wintery conditions.Denise 24/04/2016
Parking spaces at Burrafirth HU367576. Follow track up burn/SSSI and then fence most of the way. Calm and dry.iangalbraith25/08/2014
Drove up track to Upper Kergord then took a direct line to summit, haggy higher up.AndrewFinnimore10/08/2014
After the ascent of Scrae Field. With a friend. From the minor road going to Upper Kergord. At the end of the road at Upper Kergord we didnít find a suitable parking place so we turned round and parked a little way down the road near a cattle grid. Walked roughly NE. There were odd bits of path probably made by sheep. It was foggy so we could not see much. We skirted round the side of a minor top east of the summit of Scalla Field to reach the summit of Scalla Field. There is a trig point, but the highest point is probably nearby but not quite where the trig point is. We also visited three cairns nearby which are possible summit points but my conclusion is that none of them is the highest point. We returned the same way initially but then took a somewhat different line going more easterly to descend into the Valley of Kergord somewhat north of Upper Kergord. We continued to Upper Kergord and down the road.pwbellarby26/08/2013
Mist cleared near top so great views.bolton27/07/2013
Up from the waterfall. Summit very boggy and there was some writing in the peat from previous visitors.fasgadh05/07/2013
Walked up from Upper KergoldButeobuteo04/06/2013
Early start and a bit of rain for this moorland hill with Tricky Speirs.Dugswell202/06/2013
Arrived at Kergord road end w Jenx as Doug and Tricky just had departed, sun coming out so worth another cuppa before leaving Voxter centre! Roadside parking. Direct line to top right field boundary. Cross hags skirting left of minor top. Nice summit trig and views, to West final Shetland Marilyn Sandbess Hill bathed in sun, next!nordicstar02/06/2013
From SE, bagged while Adrian Rayner was doing the Hoo/Mid Kame pair. Dull ascent then seaward view a nice surprise. Bagged from W last time so a sort of 15 year traverse. RHW27/05/2013
4th/4 for the day, left car Upper Kergord at 1700 in cool breeze, near enough direct route to summit, arrived at summit in warm sunshine.Topographer5725/05/2013
from Upper KergordThearlaichdubh07/05/2013
Small place to park about 100m before GOML sign at end of public road - although to be fair the farmer did friendly wave when I left. Not much of a path and fences have to be gotten over. Fun avoiding the peat bogs. Good views.Martin R01/05/2012
Bus pass from Lerwick to run up from the main road on a rainy Saturday afternoon.Eddie20/08/2011
Park at the end of the Upper Kergord road. Initially very wet under foot.Danny Mc Neill07/02/2010
From Upper Kergord. Over sheep pasture to fence. Threw Arran over, over dry swamp to rising rough moor to horizon and trudge around hags and to top at 13.25.arranc16/08/2003
Date is first visit. Notes from later...damp undramatic ascent, wide albeit uninspiring view. via 'waterfall' track E Burrafirth RHW16/06/1998
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