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Name:Carmichael Hill
Hill number:5015
Height:353m / 1158ft
Parent (Ma):1678  Tinto
RHB Section:27A: Ayr to the River Clyde
Donald area:Culter Hills and Tinto
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NS 92709 39340
Summit feature:no feature
Col:224m  NS923382  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 72
(1:25k) 335
Observations:flat summit area
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Parked by Carmichael Primary School. Through a gate and up a vehicle track to a second gate. Followed the track up, then through a gate in the wall. Two gates into and out of the strip of woodland, then grass and heather to the summit. Pleasant walk.LizH04/01/2020
Late afternoon short hill from Carmichael parking near church. Passed primary school the up fence line dividing fields (exit on left up track. Crosses the thin forest strip, a could of tall gates through enclosure then up grassy slopes to summit. Couple of bumps, most norther looks highestN.Morters26/02/2019
Pretty good grass track from Westgate.summitter13/12/2018
Highest point on middle summit. Don't be tempted to skirt around the tops on way back from Hyndford monument as the going underfoot is a bit tougher and will slow you down on the descent.Steve51116/06/2017
From Carmichael. Knoll just to SE does not appear much lower than listed summitRobertP29/05/2017
From primary school at Westgate.Topographer5716/10/2016
From Westgate.jimbloomer18/02/2016
Quick thrash up from Carmichael school CP, dodging showers and wind. Dwarfed by Tinto. Apparently my 1,250th Scottish HuMPThearlaichdubh29/12/2015
Rigside-Robert Law-Howgate Hill-Lochlyoch Hill-Black Hill-Cross Ridge-Carmichael Hill-Hyndford Bridge.campagvelocet08/09/2015
from the school carpark blustery on the top.robertphillips12/01/2015
Like the rest of the class, started from the school. No horses were harmed in the bagging of this hill.Martin R04/01/2014
Parked at Westgate Lodge, but could have parked at foot of second way up through the trees. Fairly rough going for my new hip, but nice hill to visit on way South from Glen Coe to ManchesterGordonAdshead02/09/2012
357m GPS, rough grass, NW top slightly higher than SE. From SW, park at school, E thru gate, tk past pheasant pense, fence, tussocky ascent RHW19/11/2011
Park in deserted school car park at Carmichael. Up through strip of woodland onto a tussocky moor to top at 11.00. GPS indicated that the southernmost 350m contour ring, by a small tree. Buzzards.arranc26/02/2011
3rd HUMP of cool bright morning accessed from Westgate, with good views of Caingryffe Hill. Did the hill on horseback 30 years ago.Dugswell202/05/2010
Parked at Westgate. Up through the wood to the high point then followed footsteps in the snow to the top and then onto the s. high point.chrisbien04/04/2010
From nr school, very windy on top.agentmancuso03/07/2005
Solo Uisdean2514/07/1998
Ascended during an orienteering event on the Carmichael Estate.JohnW02/11/1997
Tom Mundell18/01/2020
Alan Whatley15/12/2015
Andrew Simmons29/12/2012
Lindsay M14/08/2011
Janet M14/08/2011
Colin Crawford07/05/2004