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Name:Hill of Couternach
Hill number:4608
Height:512m / 1680ft
Parent (Ma):461  Glas Maol
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Angus (UA)
Catchment:South Esk
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five, Yeaman
Grid ref:NO356659 (est)
Col:389m  NO343684  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53S 388S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 37 users)ByDate of Ascent
We walked from Glenprosen village up a track and turned right to start on the ridge which we walked all the way to the tower. we back tracked to not go over the road back to the village and came down at the track from the goal. very pleasant walk on a very windy day.tallblond25/01/2020
An anti-clockwise circuit of Glen Cally from the Cotgibbon Plantation. Stone tracks or ATV tracks all the way made this a quick walk, taking in The Goal (great name!), Craigs of Lethnot, Hill of Couternach, Hill of Balbae and Cairn Leith before heading onto the western slopes of Knachly and Hill of Spot then back to the road and car. 3.40hrs in all.summitter28/12/2019
parked on grass verge next to gate at 354635 the goal, craigs of lethnot, hill of couternach, hill of spott, knachly, balnaboth craig, down to track and picked up bike from the hostel for cycle back to the car.robertphillips15/12/2019
Solo. A circular walk down Glen Clova to Cortachy whilst the weather improved and then a walk back along the 'Rollercoaster Ridge'.meltdiceburg16/08/2019
Solo tripInvicta1414/07/2019
After Knachly on a clockwise circuit of Glen Cally.hill walker23/02/2019
Staying at Tarabuckle cottage so this ridge was a good temptation. Pleasant views. Good track on top. Company: Jake the black lab.iandesbottes18/05/2017
Straightforward ascent from the south. There is forestry work going on in the plantation, but not on this day.JohnW26/10/2016
Parking at 366621, space for a few cars, through lovely mixed plantation (cotgibbon), then over various tops. lovely walk this even though cloud was done even this low. will do this agin. both deer fences now have walker gates.hils19/02/2016
Parked on verge before bridge (354635). Through two deer fence gates - the second wouldn't open. then a rising traverse to Sneck of Corinch. Along the track then featureless heather to a flat topchrisbien26/02/2011
heathery. from E, forest edge RHW24/07/2010
Martin R25/10/2017
Alan Whatley09/06/2016
Colin Crawford25/05/2016
Lindsay M06/12/2015
Rod M06/12/2015
Andrew Simmons30/04/2015
Tony S17/01/2015
The Rodmiester13/06/2014
Colin Crawford22/05/1996