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Name:White Grunafirth
Hill number:1544
Height:173m / 568ft
RHB Section:22: Shetland Islands
County/UA:Shetland Islands (UA)
Island:Shetland Mainland
Maritime area:Shetland - North West
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (100-199m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,1,Y)
Grid ref:HU 27562 80727
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:155m
Col:18m  HU302798  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 3
(1:25k) 469N
Observations:ground 8m N of trig point (HU 27565 80720) and 30cm higher than flush bracket
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 95 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From road end, straight up, straight forward hill. Solo evening ascent.assynt_bob18/06/2019
From the road end at Heylor.Chris Peart15/06/2019
Solo. From the road end at Heylor. Went up via the N end of Crookna Water and back more directly. Met vegibagger as I was coming down. He had earlier in the day been up Ronas Hill as had I.pwbellarby14/06/2019
From road from the North. Met Peter Bellarby coming off the summit, who's been on some of Alan's boat trips.vegibagger14/06/2019
From the road endcurlebd09/06/2019
Much nicer hill than expected - peat hag channels ran more or less in the direction of travel (from road end to NE, near Heylor). Wild moorland - lots of lochans in view.ger08/06/2019
A surprisingly easy and pleasant walk from Heylor, parking by the ruined cottage complete with Plastic Pig. Steeply up to a bump, weave slightly down across peat hags, easily on gravelly/rocky areas, then up mossy ground to the summit, with fine views. Excellent views of the red cliffs falling from Ronas Hill into Ronas Voe.Gill25/08/2018
From end of the road. Direct up over peat hags.jonglew25/08/2018
Up from Heylor, down to BurnsidePeteN19/08/2018
In miserable weather from Heylor over many peat hags.NormanW22/06/2018
From road-end at Heylor.PGCE05/05/2018
Wintry showers. Walked up from end of Heylor road.gettingonabit03/04/2018
Parked at end of road at Heylor. Up steeply first then direct to summit avoiding some hags. Good views.Coinneach25/05/2017
An evening ascent as we were camped at Breawick. Parked at the end of the road north of the summit and walked through a couple of gates to the top. Good views of Ronas Voe and evidence of a flooded cairn on top.mindlessflogger24/08/2016
A really dry bog trot across the top made this easy today.jenx09/06/2016
Repeat, from same location. Parking at road end. Del Boy's car still there.nordicstar09/06/2016
Parked HU284816, opposite ruin at road end (spaces), head SW over fence, up burn. Staying SW and high avoids a few peat hags. Sunny and mild.iangalbraith22/08/2014
Up from road end to the east. Final Shetland Marilyn, all done in the past week, despite the remains of Hurricane Bertha! Well-chuffed.AndrewFinnimore17/08/2014
With Harry Cripps. Parked about 288812 (15:00). Angled up over grass and heather passing to N of Crookna Water and thence to top (15:35). Dry Rain had stopped; fair views; Ronas Hill now mostly clear. Back via small hill SE of loch; finished 16:10.dbb03/09/2013
Wonderful blue skies.bolton25/07/2013
Quick bog trot from Ronas Voe before breakfast.fasgadh07/07/2013
Circuit of Gluss Water from Giants's Stones.Smudge30/05/2013
W Jenx after Ronas hill. Cracking warm day. Peat hags on way to top from end of minor road to north but easy peasy.nordicstar28/05/2013
Revisit. From NE, parking at road end. Left after sunset, back at 11pm, still daylight...RHW27/05/2013
Lovely views today with Tricky Speirs.Dugswell226/05/2013
With Jim F and others, from road end above Ronas Voe. Clear view of Ronas Hill which had been summitted in mist earlier that day.Topographer5726/05/2013
from Heylor- great view of RonasThearlaichdubh05/05/2013
Parked by ruin at HU284815. For a while thought I was walking in the Derbyshire dark peak, then realised I could see the sea. Good view of Ronas hill.Martin R09/05/2012
Started out at Johnnie Notions Camping Böd. Followed the track up to Gluss Water and then due east across moorland to the trig.Alex C05/09/2011
From lane end - didn't notice that drop over the ridge on the map.Eddie25/08/2011
Sheep pastures and rougher going to horizon and plod by sides of hags and up final rise to top. 14.15.arranc17/08/2003
Date is first visit. RHW04/08/2002
nicolajane25/07/2019
Crumblie221/07/2019
DRS08/06/2019
Isbjorn17/07/2017
softsquare13/07/2017
Tom Mundell07/07/2017
Trekking toes07/07/2017
peterstanding02/09/2015
Thorny24/06/2015
petesimpson07/06/2014
Susan Bidwell20/08/2013
Lionel Bidwell20/08/2013
Martyn104/07/2013
Glenysj2104/07/2013
TonyRHOM02/06/2013
Dee Rogers02/06/2013
SteveG30/05/2013
Jon F28/05/2013