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Name:Forside Hill
Hill number:5014
Height:376m / 1234ft
Parent (Ma):1678  Tinto
RHB Section:27A: Ayr to the River Clyde
Donald area:Culter Hills and Tinto
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m)
(Hu,Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS 91941 26724
Summit feature:ground within 2m of trig point
Drop:117m
Col:259m  NS918269  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 72
(1:25k) 335
Observations:trig point is at NS 91941 26725
Survey:obvious summit
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Trigpoint then steep descent to Pilmore Hillcjo05/05/2018
Parked as RobertP. First of round of 5.Ken_Stewart29/03/2018
Up from Lane end at minor road. Steep up and down inc Pilmore round the backnordicstar27/08/2017
As before to Forside Hill except with Jack and went on to Pillmore Hill.chrisbien20/07/2017
With dziadzio. First Forside Hill then Pillmore Hill.jackbien20/07/2017
Third stop off of the day. Pleasant scenic area but impossible to block out the ever-present motorway din.Alex C12/06/2017
walked directly N uphill from road over grassy sheep pasture. Trig on level grassy top. With Graham and R. clear views.Denise 18/04/2017
On return from Highlands. Parked at layby just before motorway underpass. 2 gates then open ground to summit.RobertP17/04/2017
From SE. Verge parking by double gate.jimbloomer06/06/2016
Good hill for a driving break on way north.Campbell Singer02/04/2015
from the south parked at entrance to track.robertphillips27/01/2015
good views as rain as stopped.Adrian16/03/2014
After Pillmore. Revisit, with Adrian, Ken and Richard.RHW16/03/2014
Park on verge to S Up and down in 20 mins. Great view of motorway. 1st of 6 on day. Revisited 28/12/2017 after Round of Outer, Wildshaw, Roberton Law, Pilmore and Forside in a couple of inches of snow but most of the bogs were frozen.Thearlaichdubh14/03/2014
Steeply up N slope from Pillmore Hill.agentmancuso04/01/2014
Dodged up between the showers. Obvious way up.Martin R02/01/2014
Up from the south - through a double gate and then up a field to its corner and straight on up through a gap in heather. A quicky!fasgadh28/08/2011
As Chris (thanks for info). Easy one to shin up after calling at Abington services before carrying on to the bigger stuff further north!David Gradwell30/04/2011
Parking to south...25 minutes up & down on sunny morning on summit at 08:15. TB tested at Maidencots in 2004.Dugswell221/03/2011
Over a gate up on steep sheep grass to a gate at the top to open moor. To top at 12.15. Column 6140.arranc26/02/2011
Parked at track 922 262. Along the track then diagonally up through the last field to the NW corner. Fairly straight up but slightly west. Then NE across flatter ground.chrisbien04/04/2010
From track entry to SSE.agentmancuso19/03/2005
grass/heather summit. from SE, pasture & 2 gates RHW13/11/2004
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jenx17/04/2018
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Louise16/12/2017
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BrianMatthews16/07/2017
Lucky09/07/2017
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Tony J12/06/2017
RichardM18/04/2017
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Alan Caine27/07/2016
Tony S17/07/2016
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Thi30/05/2015
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Andrew Simmons10/05/2015
Barbara Singer02/05/2015
Lindsay M04/05/2014
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