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Name:Duchray Hill [Mealna Letter]
Hill number:500
Height:702m / 2303ft
Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Angus (UA), Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NO 16152 67248
Summit feature:no feature: ground at bend in wall
Drop:264m
Col:438m  NO168683  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52S 387S
Observations:large cairn about 70m away is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 183 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Started from road to Dalnaglar Castle up on good track through mainly felled forest then up open ground to wall corner and then good path on right hand side of wall to summit.Lionel Bidwell07/10/2017
With Mora, from B951BLACKHILL21/07/2017
Nice stroll from Craigenloch, passed by loch and had a paddle. Then unto summit for a butty. Good views. Decided to head back to car then do Mount Blair also. Company: Soloiandesbottes17/05/2017
With GHC up through the forest on an easy track.Play2End28/08/2016
Weather fair, deep snow on ascent.MountainMac14/12/2015
Bagged on a sunny afternoon, bit damp at the start.Dugswell217/10/2015
From high point of B951 road. On own.MorecambeMonkey22/04/2015
Climbed with Anne on cold and sunny day, with thin coating of snow. Parked on B951 below Mount Blair. Return trip took 3 hours. Turkey sandwiches and Christmas cake consumed just below summit.David Greaves28/12/2014
Left Jenx at Dalvanie (she'd done this before) and went solo up track, crossed before deer fence and angled up easy ground to bealach/deer gate. Steady slopes then to summit wall and top. Cairn set back with views to Spittal of Glenshee hills. (Had to return back up from the col below for 2nd time as had left cap at summit, grr!)nordicstar29/06/2014
1 of 3 today from the B951.robertphillips09/03/2014
with Alex Thomsondavidsbatty05/06/2013
MCMartin6612/12/2012
Poor weather arrived as I set off from the road. Sort of followed wall/fence all the way and back. Occasional views.Martin R18/11/2012
From B951 to S, outside edge of forest then fence & wall to top. First 500m very boggy, better just inside forest as found on return. Saw herd of deer, maybe 200. Summit at wall bend; large cairn is about 70m from summit.Aye Jimmy19/09/2011
High cloud, some sun, warm, calm, good views.iangalbraith24/06/2011
CK SheilaS31/12/2006
Solo tripInvicta1424/06/2005
Ascended from Glen Beanie. A very pleasant hill and ascent.JohnW25/10/2004
Solo hill run Uisdean2516/08/2003
Threw Arran over fence. Downhill over thistle sheep grass to swamp and small stream. Rough plod uphill to edge of forest and a stout wall all the way to top. 10.40.arranc19/07/2003
AloneSpudGunn20/06/2003
Ron McCraw Alistair Dave Cumminsdonmeister29/12/2002
good shapely hill. Dalvanie @ 188660, path to 179669 then up RHW24/12/1999
Burns Supper at Muir Cottage (Carngorm Club hut). Solo. I drove over to Glen Shee and the B951 road. I walked to the summit of Mount Blair from a point immediately east of woods. I returned to the road further east, crossed the road and continued to the summit of Mealna Letter also known as Duchray Hill passing over Carn Derig.pwbellarby23/01/1999
Morning round of Duchray Hill, Monamenach and Badandun Hill from Glen Isla.Eddie28/10/1995
Susan Bidwell07/10/2017
redcon18/06/2017
LesH02/04/2017
nicolajane28/10/2016
h3cla21/10/2016
Rambling Ray13/09/2016
IanHHill31/08/2016
elma spencer05/08/2016
weaselmaster24/04/2016
Sick Kid24/04/2016
alda28/03/2016
oriolefan10117/01/2016
briansv650s01/01/2016
georgeh6001/01/2016
marsdavs31/12/2015
Dave Geere22/08/2015
anne336630/06/2015
NormanW24/04/2015
GavinTheobald 223/07/2014
Phaedra03/05/2014
hillhunter11/01/2014
IainK08/12/2013
captainslow10/11/2013
RobertP09/11/2013
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