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Name:Big Hill of Glenmount
Hill number:5031
Height:382m / 1253ft
Parent (Ma):1720  Craiglee
RHB Section:27B: Carrick and Galloway
Donald area:Galloway Hills
County/UA:East Ayrshire (UA)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NS 45673 00691
Summit feature:outcrop 3m SSE of trig point
Col:258m  NX440992  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
(1:25k) 327
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 26 users)ByDate of Ascent
Up from the cafe at the north end of Loch Doon. Some tussocky ground between the 322 point and the gate at NS46335 00956. Better way back following ATV tracks from the gate, keeping slightly lower on Glessel Hill. Beautiful day, and lovely views.LizH16/05/2019
8th top of 12 today and 7th hill of a 11 hill 'S' loop from Eriff to Dalmellington climbing Benbrack, Campbell's Hills, Windy Standard, Glenmuck Craig, Bryan's Heights and Muckle Eriff hill descending to the shore of Loch Doon then when over the dam heading Nw then West to the top. Great views of the Rhinns ridge! Onwards to Knockdon Craig...Dazingdale10/10/2018
Dalmellington to Bellsbank via Turgeny, Auldcraigloch, Wee hill of Glenmount plus twin, Big hill of Craigmount, Carwaur, Shear Hill. Easy from wee hill.Thearlaichdubh20/06/2018
From cafe (shut).jimbloomer08/02/2017
From the cafe. Gentle gradient all the way with big views at summit.Campbell Singer04/06/2016
parked at caravan park up from side of woods.robertphillips29/03/2015
Parked near PC. Mixture of tracks and sheep prods to top. Gate at 46335 00954. Top is outcrop beside the trig.chrisbien24/04/2011
see log on RHW08/02/2009
Rough pasture, convenient parking by toilets on Loch Doon road. Good views of the north end of the Rhinns, Craiglee, Waterhead.agentmancuso24/02/2008
Martin R10/04/2017
Dave Geere25/03/2017
carole engel11/09/2016
Alan Whatley04/06/2016
Lindsay M07/04/2013
Colin Crawford27/06/2011