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Name:The Witter
Hill number:12209
Height:121m / 397ft
Parent (Ma):1549  Ward Hill
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Hoy
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:HY 22353 04631
Summit feature:overgrown old cairn
Drop:40m
Col:81m  HY223039  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 6 7
(1:25k) 462 463
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 10 users)ByDate of Ascent
Easy traverse from Round Hill and then down due East to pick up B9049 at the cemetery, and back to ferry terminal.Thearlaichdubh01/08/2019
Signed route from road to W then down over rough pasture to Hoy Lodge and road.RichardM30/07/2018
Done en route to Rackwick. Surprisingly rough and spongy goingColin Crawford27/06/2016
Dusk ascent from W. Then overnight on Hoy.RHW06/06/2014
Sixth TuMP of a circuit from the Moaness Ferry with Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs. Round Hill, Ward Hill, Cuilags, Sui Fea, Top of Hellia with The Witter to finish before coffee and a cake at the cafe.Dugswell227/05/2014
ad-lib08/06/2017
chalky195305/06/2014
Alex C04/06/2014
jimbloomer27/05/2014
Tricky27/05/2014