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Name:Ward Hill
Hill number:12192
Height:269m / 883ft
Parent (Ma):1552  Mid Hill
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Orkney Mainland
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:HY 33547 07989
Summit feature:no feature: ground 5m NNW of trig point
Drop:31m
Col:238m  HY335081  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 6 7
(1:25k) 462 463
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 42 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Scorra Dale, en-route to Mid Hill.jonglew24/02/2019
After Gruf Hill on the way to Mid Hill. Some boggy stuff on the way down from Gruf Hill, then a good track to the summit.Gill24/02/2019
On the way to Mid Hill.the pigguy 12/07/2018
After Gruf Hill and on my way to Mid Hill.NormanW17/06/2018
From layby at top of Scaradale road - Mid Hill then back over Ward Hill. 1 hour 50 mins return. Ground very dry - would be grim after a lot of rain.Crib Goch12/06/2018
With Lily and Rosie. Dry and good viz. From top of Scorradale road followed path to the two Gruf hill cairns, over moorland, as I missed the Gruf track, to shoulder of Ward Hill then onto Mid Hill. Back via Ward hill trig. Easy moorland walking. 90 mins.alexmaclennan10/06/2018
Ward Hill, then Mid Hill and lastly Gruf Hill from the Scorradale Road bealach at HY321054.summitsup05/05/2018
Soggy climb!thekirkie pirate05/09/2017
As mid hillBLACKHILL05/09/2017
Second visit, catching Chris Peart en route to Mid HillColin Crawford26/06/2016
From S en route to Mid Hill.Chris Peart26/06/2016
Traditionally the highest point of Orkney Mainland, but Mid Hill is rather higher.David Purchase31/05/2016
With Val. On the way to Mid Hill. Very windy. From south via track and good path.mike.hoult10/06/2015
Bagged after Gruf Hill and Mid Hill with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs as day became cooler and cloudy.Dugswell201/06/2014
Heather. Trig n pipe thing.Adrian01/06/2014
From Scorra Dale tumuluschrisbien31/05/2014
RHW29/05/2010
Rapid gentle progress on access track through 2 gates to domey top and trig 10572 and then to highest point at 16.40. to Midarranc04/06/2002
PeteN07/08/2018
Tom Mundell01/07/2018
Trekking toes01/07/2018
vuirich12/09/2017
ad-lib17/06/2017
Nick Down102/09/2015
Squidgey27/12/2014
Neil Midgley14/07/2014
neilsan10/06/2014
Jim.Fothergill05/06/2014
jimbloomer01/06/2014
richtea504001/06/2014
Tricky01/06/2014
alanm15/04/2014
thelonious20/06/2013
nordicstar26/05/2013
iaindbrown09/09/2012
Martin R12/05/2012
GaryJones01/04/2010
RichardM29/05/2005
Colin Crawford10/03/2004
fasgadh17/05/2002
chalky195314/08/2001
Minto22/07/1998