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Name:Ruchill
Hill number:14306
Height:83m / 272ft
Parent (Ma):1809  East Cairn Hill
RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
County/UA:Glasgow (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Tump (0-99m)
(Tu,0)
Grid ref:NS 58036 68174
Summit feature:no feature: ground by main path
Drop:30m
Col:53m  NS583679  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 64
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 55 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Roadside parking (NS 5794 6792) near park gates.jonglew04/05/2019
Overcast with a bit of drizzle via the canal footbridge above Maryhill Rd, still good views over the city before leaves come out. Back home via the canal to AnnieslandThearlaichdubh07/04/2019
Lovely walk with sun shining on snow covered hills. Saw a very scared deerThearlaichdubh17/03/2019
Sunday morning walk from Queen Margaret Dr in driving sleet.Thearlaichdubh10/03/2019
After timekeeping at Victoria Park Run. Good visibility.Thearlaichdubh01/01/2019
After Springburn en route to Braehead for Christmas shopping. Heavy rain and low cloud meant there was little to be seen in way of views today. Nice park, maybe worth a visit in the summerJubilado20/12/2018
From Firhill side to summit which is a clear grassy mound at the side of the path, then up to the flagpole. A great viewpoint over most of Glasgow.Chris Mac25/11/2018
From Bilsland Drive entrance. Glasgow completed. Another Victorian park with some modern features.Campbell Singer19/10/2018
Glasgow completion in less than 150 minutes.Barbara Singer19/10/2018
4th tump of 5 today, having climbed Craigend Hill, Douglas Park and Cairn Hill, taking the train from Westerton to Anniesland and then taking next train to Possil Park & Parkhouse station for an out and back to the high point, doing a loop from the park entrance. Obvious high point about 5m from path in the grass. Walked back to the station to take the next train to Queen street and then the first train out to my last Glasgow tump, Springburn Park...Dazingdale28/05/2018
Snow and ice - no viewThearlaichdubh04/03/2018
Part of warm up for parkrunquadbarrel13/01/2018
From south up tarmac paths.catman05/01/2018
From Glasgow Central, up through Firhill and into the Park. Visited the flagpole and the lower top before returning to the station via Possilpark. 6 miles in total and 800ft of ascent.bevandy11423/10/2017
As others, flagpole area is a great viewpoint for the city.hillsman14/07/2017
On the way home from London. Parked in Bilsland Drive, following the path to the adjacent high point, standing on the inviting rock pinnacle, and walking up to the flagpole viewpoint, past an impressive array of azaleas and rhododendrons in flower.Nick Down118/05/2017
Fine way to spend a few minutes during the raging of Storm Barbara!Colin Crawford23/12/2016
With Jackchrisbien22/12/2016
With dziadzojackbien22/12/2016
Walked from flat via Clarence Dr, Hyndland Rd, Gt Western Rd, Queen Margaret Dr, Bilsland Dr to gate at bro w of hill then 5 Minutes to highpoint including flagpole. Fantastic viewpoint especially from flagpole. Do it when leaves are off the trees. Don't do it when Partick Thistle playing at home as busses park in Bilsland Dr. Also on 4/3/18 in snow and no visibility.Thearlaichdubh17/07/2016
From North, to HP and then to flagpole with A.PeterD16/07/2016
HP on grassy area off paths in park.arranc11/06/2016
2nd time - 04/08/2016.russell6111/04/2016
Visited the listed top, a grassy area off the park paths and then the higher flagpole top. Great views.fasgadh30/10/2015
Parked at Bilsland Drive gate and walked to flagpole via high point.neimcv01/10/2015
Had an interesting time navigating the motorways etc from Queens park, and settled to use the N gate. High fence surrounds Benview campus. Top point of road close to kids play area.GordonAdshead16/04/2015
went to high point then to viewing area, final glasgow tump.robertphillips08/01/2015
Flagpole & viewing platform at NS5779767964 is higher than natural topRamblingpaul03/12/2014
From Benview Street to the south at dusk. Which Ben I was supposed to see from there or the summit, I'm not sure!Minto15/11/2014
Sunny, calm, nippy, storm passed, good views. Natives friendly.iangalbraith14/11/2014
Wandered up after watching Thistle's last game of the season.agentmancuso10/05/2014
Nice view of Glasgow. Grassy summit seems to have been modified. We also stood on the not remotely natural little rock pinnacle nearby. With Andrew Tibbetts and party on the morning of his wedding!RHW19/10/2013
Top is sp ht or grass nearbychrisbien20/07/2013
Sub-zero temperatures. Impressive hoar frost and significant lying snow.campagvelocet22/12/2010
Explored the park while at Glasgow University on more than one occasion.Dugswell220/10/1979
PM19/12/2018
Tricky21/09/2018
GaryJones17/06/2018
Colin Crawford30/12/2017
andrew brown16/10/2017
ngthack15/05/2017
tenerifebilly04/08/2016
Adrian18/06/2016
tcrannoch24/06/2015
chalky195325/12/2014
ZanderH10/05/2014
stevent080922/04/2014
Colin Crawford07/11/2013
richtea504019/10/2013
Lindsay M19/10/2013