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Name:Greendykes Bing South Top
Hill number:19120
Height:127.8m / 419ft
Parent (Ma):1827  Cairnpapple Hill
RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
County/UA:West Lothian (UA)
Catchment:Forth
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:NT 09068 73340
Summit feature:no feature: ground by path
Drop:42.9m
Col:84.9m  NT 0878 7327  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 65
(1:25k) 350
Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 18 users)ByDate of Ascent
Very steep ascent from the Industrial estate.Play2End17/03/2019
From industrial estatehillsman06/02/2019
Uphall station-Pyothall trig-Greendykes Bing-GB S top-Ratho Hill-Tormain-Kirknewton stationcampagvelocet19/04/2018
A walk along the canal then over the bridge to follow a muddy track westward. At a junction followed this path to the right and after a short sharp climb turned east. At a fairly open area followed a shallow 'valley' eastward to the summit. Good view of Forth Bridges and white hills in Fife.Jubilado25/11/2017
After main top. Pleasant traverse revealing a lovely little lochan and excellent red exposed rocks. Back down to canal and then bus from Broxburn back to Edinburgh. Best bing in W Lothian.Thearlaichdubh07/11/2017
minto rhw route from industrial estate.robertphillips24/02/2017
The hill was enlivened by the Sunday afternoon trials bikers. I chatted to one, who pointed out the slope where he fractured his skull five months ago...Pete R20/12/2015
From S, Minto route. Parked Clifton View, straight towards bing, over bridge then straight up nice little spur, firm shale and a few scrambly bits, grassy summit. W doen easy valley thrn ran down scree gully. Great little hill.RHW12/12/2015
From B8082 along road to Industrial Estate after a wander about found the hidden valley and used it up and down. First walk since tearing a thigh musclechrisbien15/08/2015
Reclaiming my county completion for West Lothian. Directly up from the canal bridge, quite a fun route.Colin Crawford25/07/2015
From the NW corner of the industrial estate to the south, lots of parking. Across open ground to bridge over canal. I went straight up (like you do) lung-bursting thigh-tearingly steep. Easier way would be to continue to left (west) working your way round and up, to ascend a long 'hidden valley' which emerges on the plateau very near the summit. This is also a good way down! Very flat summit area.Minto30/06/2015
stevent080908/09/2019
PM04/06/2019
ajwxyzt13/01/2018
Gallovidian07/01/2018
alda19/06/2015
ARM06/12/2009
Ken_Stewart13/10/2007