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Name:Symbister Ness
Hill number:12135
Height:41m / 135ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:22: Shetland Islands
County/UA:Shetland Islands (UA)
Maritime area:Shetland - East
Class:Tump (0-99m)
Grid ref:HU 53394 62010
Summit feature:chambered cairn
Col:10m  HU538619  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 2 3
(1:25k) 468
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
Up road from ENEvegibagger23/06/2019
From pier via grassy track to right of house.Chris Peart20/06/2019
With Chris. Fine cairn remains on top. Still raining heavilyColin Crawford20/06/2019
Solo. From ferry terminal went N a little on road, then S uphill on tarred access road. Green track goes off to the right - doesn't go far but only a couple of gates between there and the summit.pwbellarby18/06/2019
Revisit from ferry queue while waiting for ferry back to MainlandRHW15/06/2019
Parked near barn at end of lane. Then over fence and easy walk up to substantial remains of chambered cairn.Campbell Singer11/06/2019
Up the first side road after the ferry and parked on a verge before the last house. Deep veg to the fence, then easy ground on short heather and grass on sheep tracks, over a bump, a small dip and the grassy summit beyond crowned by the very fine chambered cairn. A very fine hill for such a small tump. Nice views back to a cloudy mainland, West Linga and over Symbister to Ward of Clett.Gill26/08/2018
Parked at HU 5372 6205. Over stock fencing and direct to hill top. Chambered cairn with no roof. Nipped down to the lighthouse, a trig intersected station.jonglew26/08/2018
chambered cairn, above ferry port.Denise 26/04/2016
Bagged with Tricky Speirs.Dugswell201/06/2013
Access from near pier. Open chambered cairnRHW30/05/2013
Symbister circular.Smudge28/05/2013
Alex C15/06/2019