|Height:||235m / 771ft|
|Parent (Ma):||1553 Blotchnie Fiold|
|RHB Section:||23: Orkney Islands|
|County/UA:||Orkney Islands (UA)|
|Maritime area:||Orkney - North|
|Class:||Hump, Tump (200-299m)|
|Grid ref:||HY 42329 32108|
|Summit feature:||grassy knoll 5m N of trig point|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 5 6|
|GPS data:||show GPS entries for this hill|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 26 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|From the rubbish dump, over the adjacent ditch and fence, then up steep poached ground, weaving around little crags.||Gill||23/02/2019|
|Roadside parking at entrance to landfill site (HY 4251 3249). Up west side of the tip on a steep, direct line to top.||jonglew||23/02/2019|
|From the tip.||Chris Peart||24/06/2016|
|Start from Council Rubbish Tip. Straightforward ascent. Less than 30 minutes up and down.||Campbell Singer||30/03/2015|
|Parked near the quarry to the north then straight up to the trig with Chris Bienkowski, Jum Bloomer and Tricky Speirs.||Dugswell2||03/06/2014|
|From quarry with Doug, Jim and Tricky. I followed fence then up from E.||chrisbien||03/06/2014|
|W Jenx after Blotchnie Fiold. Parked by viewpoint and around civic amenity (local dump). Steep up NE end and direct to top/trig. Good views to mainland and Westray.||nordicstar||06/06/2013|
|From Goukheads, rough going to start with, gets easier. Bonxie attacks add to the fun. Good view of Westray. Summit has lump next to trig that is higher - natural? Dropped to road and big block of carved stone/modern art and marched back to ferry on traffic free road.||Martin R||18/05/2012|
|Revisit. From NNE, inauspicious start beside a landfill site but nice steep craggy climb higher up. Spotting with rain; in cloud.||RHW||01/06/2010|
|Date is first visit. Notes from later...see log on TrigpointingUK.com.||RHW||30/07/2002|