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Name:Gartcarron Hill
Hill number:12874
Height:321m / 1053ft
Parent (Ma):1656  Earl's Seat
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Forth, Leven (Dumbarton)
Watershed:Firth of Forth, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Firth of Clyde, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS 65090 84785
Summit feature:grassy bump
Drop:67m
Col:254m  NS648840  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57 64
(1:25k) 348
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
From lay-by along B822 to SW. Easy stroll over a wooden bridge to top, which had a tractor and driver on it.summitter20/08/2018
Pleasant short walk from parking place at edge of foresthillsman24/07/2018
Parked at the entrance to the Dungoil forest road. Walked up the road and path through grass anmd flowers to Dungoil's summit, then reversed the route, walked a little way up the Crow Road and across the bridge and through a gate to the summit of Gartcarron Hill. A badger shuffled nonchalantly across my path near the summit.Nick Down128/06/2018
parked layby forest edge, forest now mostly cut, atv track some of the way.robertphillips09/01/2018
Pleasant little hill from parking at edge of forest. On to DungoilThearlaichdubh04/01/2017
As everyone else, from SE parking at forest edge. Follow soggy track to bridge and ford over stream / ditch. Uphill to another gate in fence, then left, N, to summit. A great viewpoint for such little effort.Minto01/01/2017
As others from layby at forest edge.chrisbien18/06/2016
Parked at forest edge, good space, dry overcast, mild, breezy, good views.iangalbraith20/05/2016
Field walk from the Crow Road near Waterhead.neimcv20/10/2015
Parked at forest edge to SW. Short section on soggy track then pleasant grassy pastures leading to top. Gates where needed and lots of sheep.Lindsay M08/03/2015
Parking by forest edge, pretty good terrain for the Campsiesalda12/02/2015
cmac15/07/2019
hillhunter30/06/2019
russell6117/01/2019
chalky195320/10/2018
jimbloomer22/05/2017
Mr Apples17/12/2016
Janet M08/03/2015
Colin Crawford20/08/2014
ajwxyzt17/06/2014
buggerlugs15/12/2013
Ken_Stewart10/10/2006