|Height:||454m / 1489ft|
|Parent (Ma):||1783 Kirkland Hill|
|RHB Section:||27C: The Glenkens to Annandale|
|County/UA:||East Ayrshire (UA)|
|Grid ref:||NS 69863 18881|
|Summit feature:||no feature: heather|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 71|
|Observations:||large cairn 100m NW at NS 69785 18948 is c 1m lower|
|GPS data:||show GPS entries for this hill|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 8 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|5th tump of a 6 tump 15.4km circular from Craigshiel, climbing Niviston, Halfmerk, Earl Hill and Auchitench then heading North to track and following it to the junction of rides following ride out of forest then heading direct for the top, recording 461m @ NS 69865 18879. On a wet day, the weather cleared with glimpses of blue sky. Now the long trod South to cross Back Lane heading for Craiglowie...||Dazingdale||25/09/2019|
|Round of Niviston, Halfmerk, Earl Hill, Auchintench, West Foredibban, and Clocklowie from parking at end of public road near Craigshiel. Hard getting out of the forest from Auchintench, then plod through lots of tussocks. At least there are 2 cairns.||Thearlaichdubh||13/04/2019|
|5 of 6 anticlockwise from road end above Glen Fm. From SE after Auchtitench Hill. Some of the tracks marked on the 1:25k are only rough firebreaks. Pretty hard going underfoot.||agentmancuso||14/02/2019|
|#2 of 6 from SW, Craigshiel roadhead, locked gate, after Clocklowie. Heather summit; large cairn c100m NW lower. Then to Auchtitench.||RHW||28/10/2018|
|4 tump round from the west parking at barrier 667 154 biked in to 708 178 clocklowie hill, earl hill, auchtitench hill, west foredibbban, mostly on good mapped tracks,fire breaks,||robertphillips||14/10/2018|
|A horror, completely moated by very deep and spongy tussocks. The forest was a relief after this one.||Colin Crawford||07/11/2016|
|P 666154. To end of track on CH. Firebreak to top then down to Foredib Syke then hard going to WFH. Back mostly the same way.||chrisbien||14/06/2016|