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Name:Middle Hill
Hill number:1857
Height:717.2m / 2353ft
Parent (Ma):1830  Broad Law
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Manor Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Simm, Donald, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,D,GT,DN)
Grid ref:NT 15944 29443
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:41.8m
Col:675.4m  NT171308  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 72
(1:25k) 336
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 178 users)ByDate of Ascent
Revisit. Pykestone circuit from Drumelzier, with Phil, Richard & Tony. Down via P5m Glenstivon Dodd and Drumelzier LawRHW06/07/2019
On way to Tony Smiths completion on Pykestone hill via dollar law.cjo06/07/2019
Quad track all the way from Taberon.Tony S20/06/2019
A long walk through from Cramalt parking spot at Loch Megget to Glenrath Farm. With B and R. Lucky to be blown along by a southerly wind.jenx21/04/2019
Small car park in Drumelzier at 136340. A clockwise circuit of the Donalds/Donald Tops above Drumelzier, visiting The Scrape, Pykestone Hill, Middle Hill, Taberon Law & Drumelzier Law. Apart from a bit of rough going on the walk out to Taberon Law, good terrain with well-used paths & tracks. (S)gerrybowes20/03/2019
Round of 3 Donalds from small carpark at Drumelzier. Pleasant walking using tracks. Drying up nicely underfoot.AndrewFinnimore06/05/2018
From Drumelzier Law. Dropped steeply down to the col, then up to the summit via Glenstivon Dod. Onwards to Taberon Law. Solo.Man of Kernow120/04/2018
Alone, on damp and cloudy circuit from Drumelzier.Grinner17/12/2017
From Drumelzier taking track to below Pykestone Hill then contour to The Scrape. Over aforementioned summit then along on ATV tracks to Middle Hill. Thought about Taberon Law but instead headed straight back over Drumelzier Law and down via Logan Head to the car.SS05/11/2017
From Drumelzier. Scrape Hill, Pykestone Hill, Grey Weather Law, Long Grain Knowe, Middle Hill, Drumelzier Law. Good traks and paths for most of route.RobertP07/10/2017
Half day round from Drumelzier - Pykestone Hill - Middle Hill - Drumelzier Hill. Descended too early from the latter (ferns!) - best to stick to the ridge.benalder28415/09/2017
7th Donaldlojzi86062117/12/2016
15.8 Mile walk in perfect weather from parking area near Kirkhope Burn, walked along road to end and up good footpath to ridge across boggy col and up to Greenside Law, across head of Manor Valley on track to Notman Law, out to Cramalt Craig, and back along to Fifescar Knowe then Dollar Law, down a long way and back up to pathetic lump of Long Grain Knowe, out and back to Middle Hill, then along ridge continuation to Grey Weather Law, Pykestone Hill and The Scrape, descended to car via Posso Craig passing very strange and unused trig point down bottom of Northey Knowe hillside. Terrain very easy like walking on a carpet all the way. No people anywhere.DanTrig14/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac25/03/2016
Solo continuation from Pykestone Hill over MH and down/up to Taberon Law and back again over MH, making second and third ascents of MH. Then out to Drumelzier Law.jacobus14/10/2015
Round from Drumelzier. The stick had fallen over. I replaced it & secured it by craftily wedged stones. No need to inform anyone, Play2end.ngthack16/09/2015
Last Donald of the day. Started at Crook Inn then went to Talla and ended up here. The stick in the cairn is a bit lose...who do I inform?Play2End11/08/2015
Third of the day. ascent much nicer compared with Dollar Law but less of a path. really good grassy running along the top with a flat summit and no cairn.GravelMonkey11/06/2015
(Continuation of 1847, Pykestone Hill)Crossed fence at NT 168298 gate, between Grey Weather Law and Long Grain Knowe, walked up directly to summit of MH (two posts). Descended slightly onto Glenstivon Dod, lunching at cairn before top; turned NE down to col leading to Drumelzier Law. Second visit on 14/10/2015, en route from The Scrape, Pykestone Hill, Grey Weather Hill and Long Grain Knowe; continued from MH down to Taberon Law and returned for third visit before descending to Glenstivon, lunch at shepherds' cairn, and onto Drumelzier Law. Weather was a little cloudy with sunny intervals and light wind.trienbrae15/04/2015
ghaley21/03/2015
High cloud, part sun, cool wind, warm, good views.iangalbraith15/07/2014
See Dollar Lawdickscroop05/05/2014
selfdavidsbatty28/02/2014
round of 5 NDrobertphillips02/02/2014
Long trudge on 8 Donalds on Dollar Law circuit. Grand day out.nickywood129/09/2013
Kirkhope, Middle Hill, Taberon Law, Middle Hill, Pykestone Hill, The Scrapeborderterrier02/06/2013
A big ambitious running bagging day with Darren on snow covered hills from Meggethead. From Taberon Law before curving round to outlier of Drumelzier law. Could have skirted and done this on return leg south 50/50 as to which was best.Chris Pearson12/04/2013
MC DCMartin6630/11/2012
During a long weekend based in Moffat. Parked at Drumelzier with Martin66, walked up the track to Den Knowes Head & then headed off to pick up The Scrape, Back along the fence to Pykestone Hill continuing over Grey Weather Law to Long Grain Knowe & then W to Middle Hill. An out & back to Taberon Law & then leaving the fence lines, across to Drumelzier Law & then dropping due N to rejoin the outward track. An easy round on frosted ground on a beautiful clear, windless day.NotReallyABagger30/11/2012
Pykestone Hill, Middle Hill, Drumelzier Lawborderterrier03/11/2012
Not one that lingers in the memory for more than a few seconds. The 'one' between Pykestone and Drumelzier.Roblex04/05/2012
From Long Grain Knowe to Taberon Law.Alan11/05/2011
Followed fence from Long Grain Knowe.derekblackburn16/04/2011
KeithByTheC16/05/2010
from Pykestone. Laying in shelter of column put o trousers on with difficulty, as rain came on. Followed fence down to the Thief's Road WDP by fence and aimed at flat heathery horizon for lunch lying flat with back to wind. Up to very large flat mossy area at 13.20. Used GPS to locate top. No cairn. to Drumelzier.arranc07/04/2009
Solo hill run Uisdean2513/07/2008
RIB Uisdean2526/08/2007
30/07/2018 - 2nd time.russell6122/02/2004
Drumelzier Law, Middle Law, Pykestone Hill & The Scrape from Drumelzier with Fiona, Chalmers No. 96agentmancuso23/03/2002
Ascended on the descent from Dollar heading for Drumelzier Law.JohnW31/10/1998
Evening Donald round on the way home south: Dulyard Brae to Drumelzier.Eddie11/03/1993
Manor Water horseshoe including Pykestone Hill, Dollar Law, Cramalt Craig, Black Law, Dun Rig and assorted Donalds and Tops RHW08/07/1989
Date uncertain.ARM01/01/1979
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