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Name:High Mount
Hill number:13237
Height:365m / 1197ft
Parent (Ma):1784  Benbeoch
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
County/UA:East Ayrshire (UA)
Catchment:Ayr, Catchment Boundaries, Nith
Watershed:Mull of Galloway to St Abb's Head, Solway Firth, Firth of Clyde
Class:Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NS 53838 14146
Summit feature:no feature
Col:294m  NS525129  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 70
(1:25k) 327
Observations:summit is by edge of clearing
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 7 users)ByDate of Ascent
From NW, passed now vanished Darntaggart. Grubby at first but easy parking and fast approach, then along edge of trees & in by old wall. Trees hanging with moss, amazing looking, wall round top area too. Last Yeaman on LR70.agentmancuso19/01/2019
From north across reclaimed opencast bog. Once in trees easy going for an the region (Ayr/ Dumfries and Galloway hills. Via trig pillar and martyrs grave following fence lines and firebreaks. Summit is sparse native woodland with heavy lichen and moss cover. The fire breaks are very wet do not attempt after a particularly wet period.cjo11/11/2017
With John MackayColin Crawford07/06/2017
After Stannery Knowe. High Mount has quite the spookiest summit area which I've ever seen - a moss covered old wall surrounding gnarled and misshapen trees, covered in drapes of feathery moss. Wonderful.Colin Crawford10/12/2016
From B7046 using coal roads and forest tracks.SK small quarry S of track across felled area and through trees. Top not obvious. Track-road-track then due E through trees. Over 5ft wall to top of HM.chrisbien12/06/2016
365 spot height appears to be inside a large stone walled area un-planted ,more open semi natural woodland.chalky195307/09/2015
Dave Geere30/03/2018