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Name:Moorbrock Hill
Hill number:1756
Height:651.4m / 2137ft
Parent (Ma):1744  Windy Standard
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Carsphairn Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Kirkcudbright)
Class:Hump, Simm, Donald, Graham Top, Yeaman
Grid ref:NX 62068 98388
Summit feature:no feature: ground 14m SW of tiny cairn
Col:538m  NX 6143 9925  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 328S
Observations:ground at cairn (NX 62074 98398) is of very similar height
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
Comments:col measured at 538.0
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 169 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at Craigengillan (just space for one car off road). Moorbrock Hill, Keoch Rig, Dugland, Benniner.PGCE18/11/2019
No parking now at either Craigengillan or start of track to Moorbrock Farm, so parked off-road over 1km to the south. Took the track up past Craigengillan and Moorbrock Farm (gates in deer fences). Then track round Green Hill and NE to flat summit plateau. Solo. Continued to Dugland.Man of Kernow128/06/2019
Came across from Keoch Rig past site exploration for new wind turbines. Followed an ATV track across the top, and then dropped more steeply to meet the track at the Poltie Burn. Very tussocky ground in places, and would be worse in summer. Followed the good and fairly new looking track out over the bridge at the Polifferie Burn,and through the forest to the road. This track was better than our inward route past Craigengillan. A lovely day and good walk around Beninner, Keoch Rig and Moorbrock Hill.LizH10/04/2019
Parked in wide entrance to forest track at 641953 - Along road to Craigengillan & up track to junction at 613976 - Turned right & up stone track & then ATV track to unmarked summit. Continued to Keoch Rig & Dugland. (S)gerrybowes27/02/2019
Solo from P nr. Craigengillan up track past Moorbrock House and around Green Hill to junction at 613976, turning R steeply up to summit of MH. Continued N to drop on atv track to col with Keoch Rig. Weather was v cold at start then sun came out although with a brezzy E wind. First visit was, also solo, on 22/07/2015, coming from Beninner over Keoch Rig.jacobus29/10/2018
From Craigengillan, tracks on map can be confusing after recent felling makes last part near Tup Knowe less obvious. Once solved it joins the smooth almost road to Moorbrock. Low mist/cloudsN.Morters20/10/2018
Loop from Craigengillan (layby as no parking signs at cottage now) up past new builds at Moorbrock and track to summit. Down and up to mast on Keoch Rig then up to fence and along ridge to Mid Hill of Glenhead. Came down past obvious shooting tower to track.SS29/09/2018
Walked up from Ken Water, using forest tracks almost to the summit. Easy going but misty yet again.nickywood120/08/2018
Simon Winton20/06/2018
Track all the way to summit plateau from Craigengillan, taking direct line down easy ground on descentAndrewFinnimore09/04/2018
Nice summit done from Windy Standard. Best views ever!Play2End09/08/2017
Alone. Circuit from Craigengillan, taking in Cleddoch bothy.Grinner23/07/2017
Heatwave. Started at Craigengillan / Water of Ken and climbed the east side of Beninner, Cairnsmore, crossed to Keoch Rig and Moorbrock and then down via Moorbrock Estate house. The climb over tussocky grass going up Keoch Rig was torturous. SMC guide route.Roblex26/05/2017
Rambling Ray07/05/2017
Gavin Theobald16/04/2017
Two day walk from New Cumnock to Carsphairn with an overnight at ClennochColin Crawford15/04/2017
Andrew Simmons14/01/2017
Steve Q27/12/2016
See Keoch Rig logcarole engel11/09/2016
From Craigengillan, circle via Keoch Rigg and Dodd Hill. Sunny, cold and good views.iangalbraith11/02/2016
Sick Kid09/01/2016
From Craigengillan.ngthack16/10/2015
Solo; P at Craigengillan, walked over Beninner and Keoch Rig before climbing from N up to MH. Descended to meet a track then SE to re-join at Poltie Burn the track going past Moorbrock House (no-one home) and onto over-grown track and old bridge to track back to P. Weather sunny intervals but overcast; shower earlier in day.trienbrae22/07/2015