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Name:Merkland Hill
Hill number:13229
Height:369m / 1211ft
Parent (Ma):1781  Cairnkinna Hill
RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Carsphairn Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway (UA)
Catchment:Nith
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS 80659 00178
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:54m
Col:315m  NS804008  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 78
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 7 users)ByDate of Ascent
Track to Woodend - Mote Hass - earthwork - Dunduff and steeply to top. Quicker back - direct line to building at Shield Cleuch. Up track and through gate - QBT almost to top of Merkland Hill.chrisbien07/05/2018
Parked at Chanlockfoot then used track past Woodend to col, quad bike tracks from thereColin Crawford11/12/2017
Round of druidhill burn TUMPScjo31/01/2016
Continuation of route from Cairnkinna hill. Down over Mote Hill and then south to bealach and up by ATV track, leaving it for final climb of about 100m to unmarked summit at south end of summit ridge. Descended by ruined wall to cross Woodend Burn, rejoining outward route near Woodend Farm. Some electric fences to negotiate by this route. With AT and JT.marktrengove16/11/2013
Dave Geere27/11/2017
Steve Q20/12/2015
Sprog16/11/2013