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Name:West Hill
Hill number:12238
Height:59m / 194ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:23: Orkney Islands
County/UA:Orkney Islands (UA)
Island:Flotta
Maritime area:Orkney - South
Class:Tump (0-99m), SIB
(Tu,0,SIB)
Grid ref:ND 35257 93872
Summit feature:ground 8m SW of trig point
Drop:59m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 7
(1:25k) 461S 462
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 26 users)ByDate of Ascent
Third of 7 on trip arranged by Bob and Sarah Kerr and ably sailed by Gareth from St Margaret's Hope. Plod up road from oil terminal.Thearlaichdubh04/08/2019
From the ferry pier. Disturbed ground is extensive as this was once a Navy Signal Station and Radio Station - see http://canmore.org.uk/site/333286 Fascinating to have flown directly over the top on the approach to Kirkwall Airport earlier in the day.summitsup31/08/2018
A good walk around the island taking in the high points and interesting Stanger Head.jenx28/07/2018
From the N over rough grass moorland. With Alan, Rick, Jenny and Bryher. High point 8m WSW of trig pillar, likely disturbed ground. Low cloud, overcast skies.RichardM28/07/2018
With Jenx, Bryher, Richard M and ALan W on a damp day ahead of the Old Man climbnordicstar28/07/2018
Trig, turbine nearby in heather area.Adrian04/06/2014
Alan Holmes boat trip #4. Flotta HP revisited, 4 years and 1 day after my first time here; this time visiting Flotta's East hill first. Next to Switha then Fara and Cava.RHW04/06/2014
Arrived by ferry to bag both TuMPs on Flotta with Alex Cameron, Jim Bloomer and Tricky Speirs on a sunny afternoon.Dugswell202/06/2014
RHW03/06/2010
assynt_bob04/08/2019
Glenford04/08/2019
RobF20/07/2019
Alan Whatley27/07/2018
AndyS20/07/2018
ad-lib15/06/2017
Colin Crawford04/06/2014
chalky195304/06/2014
PM04/06/2014
richtea504004/06/2014
Landlady04/06/2014
jimbloomer02/06/2014
Alex C02/06/2014
Tricky02/06/2014
Colin Crawford26/09/2012
bjewing27/07/2010
kdbennett27/09/1991