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Name:Shiel Hill
Hill number:13497
Height:200m / 656ft
Parent (Ma):1689  Corserine
RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
Donald area:Galloway Hills
County/UA:Dumfries and Galloway (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Kirkcudbright)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:NX 60880 79219
Summit feature:grassy mound
Col:159m  NX608788  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 9 users)ByDate of Ascent
On a bikepacking trip. Left bike north of the hill, it was loaded, and it took a short easy walk up a quad track. Pleasant hill.fasgadh19/01/2020
Last hill of 5.Dazingdale16/10/2018
Easy from road/path junction to NW. Good sheep tracksThearlaichdubh19/07/2018
P start of track towards res. NE along road to track which goes close to top. Both bumps one within wood enclosure and one outside.chrisbien16/04/2018
From NW, quad track, gate to access field SW of summit, which is grassy mound in wood. Last summit of Minnigaff trig/hill baggers weekendRHW25/03/2018
from CG on minor road. 2 bumps either side of a wall similar height.robertphillips16/12/2017
Vague path from road then up alongside wall to gate and summit pastureColin Crawford27/08/2017
Dave Geere27/04/2017