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Name:Middlethird Hill
Hill number:12928
Height:230m / 755ft
Parent (Ma):1661  Carleatheran
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Forth
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:NS 76266 89612
Summit feature:no feature: ground at edge of cliff
Drop:41m
Col:189m  NS763894  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) 348 366W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 28 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Lewis Hill. Highest point not obvious.hillsman31/10/2019
After Lewis Hill. Followed distinct path along the crag from Lewis hill past interesting rock pinnacles then own zigzag path with some largish (and by now very wet) stone steps, Picked up the steepish zig zag path up the other side which flattened out near summit. Walked around visiting various high spots then back over Lewis His to car.Jubilado17/06/2019
Bike up from layby by burn, road most of the way. Big felled area by summit allows good viewsfasgadh06/06/2019
From Bannock Bridge after Gillies Hill. Network of paths, the best of which follows the edge of the ridge all the way round. Came back down via more direct forestry road.agentmancuso22/02/2019
Started from the CP by the concrete bridge North of the escarpment. There is some forestry working taking place this summer, but no need to deviate from the escarpment Edge path. The summit of Middlethird hill is one of a number of y mounds on either side of the path where it bows towards the grassy apron of the dam, probably the around the lower trunk of a Scots pine. Here and the summit of Lewis Hill are superb viewpoints. Returned via the western bank of the reservoir and wished I hadn't, given the amount of litter in an otherwise beautiful landscape.Nick Down124/06/2018
lewis hill and middlethird hill from layby just south of shielbrae, down to dam path that goes up between them.robertphillips07/01/2018
T2000. With DH from road to Earl's Hill (T1999) then cross-country to visit Lewis Hill and reach Middlethird. Continued along Sauchie Craigs to Bannock Burn bridge.Ken_Stewart21/04/2017
Scenic - with Lynn, Peter, Sarah and Paul, with Lewis Hill and back round reservoir.nix_snilloc08/04/2017
From the Bannockburn Bridge. Up one path to the right, down another path, also to the right. Really nice walk.Minto03/01/2017
From Bannock Burn bridge by track and path. Went down through the trees and joined track one third of the way down.chrisbien10/12/2016
After Touchadam Craig. Track and path all the way from the Bannock Burn bridge to the NE. Very pleasant woodland stroll to summit near edge of dolerite crags.Lindsay M29/03/2015
Figure of eight walk starting from bridge over Bannockburn.richtea504022/12/2014
No obvious summit marker. Followed Cicerone Walk 29 route.neimcv30/11/2014
Followed route recommended in Cicerone publication.JohnW14/06/2010
Date to be amended.ARM01/01/2007
6th time - 05/11/2018.russell6113/05/2001
hillhunter05/01/2019
cmac01/12/2018
chalky195319/10/2018
carole engel02/10/2017
Mr Apples15/09/2017
NormanW01/01/2017
Colin Crawford04/05/2015
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