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Name:Distinkhorn
Hill number:13207
Height:386m / 1266ft
Parent (Ma):1683  Middlefield Law
RHB Section:27A: Ayr to the River Clyde
County/UA:East Ayrshire (UA)
Catchment:Ayr, Catchment Boundaries, Triples, Irvine & Garnock, Clyde
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS586329 (est)
Drop:56m
Col:330m  NS586321  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71
(1:25k) 334
Observations:alternative summit (no feature) 160m N at NS586330
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 9 users)ByDate of Ascent
One of two tumps on a loop from hardstanding at NS60971 34308 then heading Wsw, onto a grassy track short while Sw then following stream before veering off onto fenceline then heading over onto broad ridge, first checking out the Chair stone, then SE to the North top, recording 390m @ NS 58657 33083 then South to the current listed top but North top was higher. I continued South then SE along the fenceline heading towards Wedder Hill...Dazingdale25/09/2019
Parked hardstanding near Burnhead, then followed faint 4wd track up E side of fence. Visited both summits. On way back realised that W side of fence was probably drier. Straight across at bottom to Cairnsaigh.Thearlaichdubh11/04/2019
P area of hardstanding at NS 60170 36317, track to end then across damp moor. N top seemed higher to me.agentmancuso24/03/2018
Direct line from Tulloch very tussocky , descent over Mule Hill better .chalky195311/12/2017
cairnsaigh hill and distinkhorn from parking 300m along track to burnhead.robertphillips21/02/2017
Approached from track south of Cairnsaigh, very wet and tussock ridden, definitely not recommendedColin Crawford17/12/2016
Priestland-Cairnsaigh Hill-Distinkhorn-Blackside-Catrinecampagvelocet16/09/2016
From Saughall. Wet track to hut at 598339 then across to fence and up to the two tops. Back mostly along the fence over Mule Hill and Watstone Hill. Track and pasture to track near Burnhead and back to car.chrisbien16/06/2016
Lindsay M06/06/2019