|Height:||55m / 180ft|
|RHB Section:||23: Orkney Islands|
|County/UA:||Orkney Islands (UA)|
|Island:||Mono Tump island|
|Maritime area:||Orkney - South|
|Grid ref:||ND241900 (est)|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 7|
|Change log:||show changes for this hill entry|
N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*).
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 0 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|Not ticked not attempted but worth a visit to this superb bit of coast, from SW, drove past farm to park by dunes, visited Tor Ness lighthouse too. With Tim Hamlet. Agreeing with earlier note, 55m based on GPS and clifftop contour level with summit.||RHW||28/07/2018|
|Got as close as ND 24245 90093 to take a photo of the summit of The Needle and take a selfie....realising only too well that the summit is beyond my reach||ad-lib||13/06/2017|
|(info only, not visited): XS 5c, Mick Fowler, Steve Sustad, Nicki Dugan (http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/pdf/Close.pdf Appendix E) Route is 55m in Scottish Rock Climbs||RHW||27/05/1990|