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Name:Green Lowther
Hill number:1740
Height:732m / 2402ft
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Lowther Hills
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Donald,
Grid ref:NS 90037 12027
Summit feature:trig point
Col:308m  NS994154  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 78
(1:25k) 329
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 342 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Back again. From the cemetery.chrisbien02/10/2019
Up the road and then onto Green Lowther. Met 4 Jehovah's Witnesses who were trying to get to Beatock by driving up the Lowther access road!chrisbien30/09/2019
Pleasant walk from Wanlockhead. Parked near cemetery. Various routes up.willyross15/08/2019
P by cemetery. Track and then road to Lowther and Green Lowther, Cool wind, cloudy with some sun and a light shower towards the end. Met Hils at the top of GL and had a nice chat.chrisbien12/08/2019
The 3 Donalds from Wanlockhead. On own.MorecambeMonkey22/04/2019
From Wanlockhead as part of good round. Clear but biting wind.MichaelF25/03/2019
From E Wanlock Head, up access road (for radio masts etc.) and ski runs? Lowther Hill, Green Trough, Green Lowther, East Mount Lowther and Stake Hill. With PM.CJM17/01/2019
Reached via the service road from Wanlockhead with snow underfoot. Returned with a short detour to East Mount Lowther along with CM.bolton17/01/2019
A circuit of the Lowthers ridge from Overfingland on a windy, bright day. Laght Hill (deviating from the SUW to the summit), Comb Head, Cold Moss, Mount Lowther, Green Trough, Green Lowther, Peden Head, Dungrain Law, Dun Law and Louise Wood Law. Found buried treasure along the way.Nick Down129/12/2018
On my bike from Mennockvictimofmathema17/11/2018
Via the tarmac road from the gate at NS879131.G4OBK (Phil)20/08/2018
Climbed as part of Elvanfoot 5Theflyingrabbit15/08/2018
Climbed as part of Elvanfoot 5Flyingrabbit15/08/2018
From Wanlockhead, up the hard road. In the 1970's I was able to persuade my great aunt to drive me up this road to Lowther Hill but for at least the last 30 years it has been defended by a barrier. Left the road to drop down and ascend north west ridge directly with the aid of a tail gale.Topographer5720/06/2018
Parked on old road at 931100 & up Laght Hill, Cold Moss, Lowther Hill & East Mount Lowther. From East Mount Lowther, back to Lowther Hill & then along service road to trig point, bagging Green Trough along the way. Continued to Faugh. (S)gerrybowes22/05/2018
From Wanlockhead via SUW then good track across to East Mount Lowther. Return over Lowther Hill (ignore signs) and off down to Cold Moss. Back up to Lowther Hill then along to Green Lowther and back (why has the road got white lines) descending by red marked track and SUW.SS29/10/2017
Second ascent. First ascent from Wanlockhead on unknown date.PaulineD03/07/2017
Approached up road from Wanlockhead over Lowther Hill with five others from KWHC, Gus, David, Liz, Margaret and Douglas Cameron. First visit was on 28/07/2007 with J. Onset of Autumn, fresh SW wind, dry with sunshine in afternoon. Returned to Lowther Hill and onto Cold Moss.jacobus10/09/2016
Circuit of Lowther hills.Grinner04/09/2016
From parking at end of Wanlockhead, SUW to Lowther Hill, Green Trough, Green Lowther, Crooked Bank, East Mount Lowther, Threehope Height, Meikle Snout, Middle Moor.agentmancuso27/08/2016
14 mile walk from parking place at Glenochar, walked along lane through Watermeetings forest then joined Southern Uplands Way crossing Potrail Water, then along ridge bagging Laght Hill, Cold Moss (& Comb Head), Lowther Hill, Green Trough, Green Lowther (& Peden Head), Dungrain Law, steep Dun Law and very steep Lousie Wood Law then down to Bastle and back to the car, saw about 6 people all day. Fairly easy terrain throughout with great views nearby and towards the Lakes, Highlands and the Isle of Man, mostly high cloud with the odd bit brushing the surrounding mountain tops.DanTrig14/08/2016
Took bike to topduchally27/07/2016
#585 From Wanlockheadtim74702/06/2016
With Billymick21/04/2016
Solo.Dangerous Dave17/09/2015
cycled to the top from Wanlockhead. The descent was great fun.IanHHill05/06/2015
With Andy from Wanlockhead as a run. First to East Lowther, then Lowther and Green Lowther. Return to the track below Lowtger hill then to the Southern Upland Way and down. Bright but cool in wind.kenmorti04/05/2015
Linear route as a detour whilst walking Southern Upland Way. (
Second of the day.GravelMonkey14/02/2015
Just a stroll in the cloud. Company: Jake a wet soggy Black Lab.iandesbottes13/10/2014
See Louise Wood Lawdickscroop19/08/2014
The cloud has lifted and it has stopped raining! With GHC.Play2End13/07/2014
With Andy from Wanlockhead. Lowther Hill to Dun Law and back, then East Mount Lowther.Crib Goch21/06/2014
From Wanlockhead. East Mount Lowther, Lowther Hill, Green Trough, Green Lowther. Cloud above summits, but a couple of heavy showers.PaulH27/05/2014
round of 6 new donalds.robertphillips28/02/2014
Ascended from Wanlockhead via Green Lowther. Deep snow patches mostly avoidable. Very windy but good views all round. Descended via East Mount Lowther.quadbarrel02/02/2014
Parked Wanlockhead 874128 southern uplands way to tarmac road to masts mostly black ice. @ Lowther Hill ignored hard hat & authorised access only.Could have followed dry stone wall across to Green Lowther road to avoid this. Trig point beside mast. Cold miserable day radar tower only just visible in the mist.rogreeves13/01/2014
With EKMC. Solo. From East Mount Lowther along the ridge to Lowther Hill, Green Lowther to Dun Law.VEry windy considerable buffeting. Return via Lowthers cottage to Leadhills.munromurph03/11/2013
MC JC OMartin6618/08/2013
green lowther and lowther hill from wanlockhead with renee.robertphillips17/03/2013
Dry, sunny and enjoyable mid week ramble around the Lowthers with snow around the access road and tops.Roblex27/02/2013
MMC Walk. I did the whole round from Glenochar to Wanlockhead and met Fraser, Donald and Billy at Green Lowther. Walking into high wind the whole time and a little snow underfoot. Dry and high cloud.alexmaclennan30/12/2012
With Lowther Hill First Donaldsnickywood110/12/2012
Up from Elvanfoot, on to E Mount Lowther and then to the top of Wanlockhead and along the road to Leadhills for the bus.campagvelocet26/09/2012
with Jamievegibagger21/09/2012
Radar mast at top with trig point, walked along road from Lowther Hillbiggaz77706/04/2012