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Name:Cairngryffe Hill (quarried)
Hill number:5016
Height:330.5m / 1084ft
Parent (Ma):1678  Tinto
RHB Section:27A: Ayr to the River Clyde
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m)
(Hu,Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS 94156 41128
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:108.5m
Col:222m  NS 9428 3976  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 71 72
(1:25k) 335
Observations:Man-made bank of earth probably covering natural summit. Summit 350m E at NS 94512 41090 is 5.3m lower.
Comments:Swaites Hill NS958406 is 6.9m lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 29 users)ByDate of Ascent
Followed track to top.Dismal day. Another one ticked off.Steve51109/07/2017
From NNW. Parking by gate into field with track. Easy.jimbloomer18/02/2016
from quarry road end. Road was sheet ice. Quarry most impressive, but comms mast should mean that the summit remains for a while. 1st in 2016Thearlaichdubh01/01/2016
up quarry road to the mast then edge of quarry.robertphillips12/01/2015
The lengths (or depths) people will go to prevent others trigpointing. Straightforward amble on quarry road and track to mast. Might be trickier if attempted during a work day.Martin R04/01/2014
Up through woodland to edge of bloody great hole. Source of Lanarkshire's pink roads.fasgadh18/04/2012
Parked at 9435 4220. Followed track to end. Gate off to the left. Horrible climb up thick bracken and nettles thenonto track round to mast.chrisbien24/08/2010
Climbed from forest to north via track then between groups of trees to quarry edge which was followed to summit on quarry edge on spoil next to track close to communication mast. GPS after 10 mins read 333 metres, trig long gone.Dugswell202/05/2010
Approached quarry edge from NW. Not quite the highest point of the remaining hill but can see enough of the quarry to see where its gone.andy30/01/2010
No trace of trig nor original summit: mast at what is now highest point. Active quarry. Trig shown on my 1988 LR72. OS: destr 7/93. RHW08/10/2006
Came up from nr sawmill, parallel to track on N side but not actually on it.agentmancuso16/07/2005
Solo Uisdean2506/10/1999
IainT04/06/2017
Tony S16/10/2016
mae18/02/2016
Alan Whatley15/12/2015
iaindbrown01/06/2014
Mr Apples14/03/2014
irobbo20/11/2013
Kiltie22/02/2013
Andrew Simmons29/12/2012
chalky195330/06/2012
PM18/03/2012
bjewing08/01/2012
ajwxyzt16/10/2011
Lindsay M14/08/2011
Janet M14/08/2011
Colin Crawford02/05/2010
Colin Crawford10/12/2004