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Name:Cairn Hill
Hill number:7332
Height:499m / 1637ft
Parent (Ma):1800  Windlestraw Law
RHB Section:28A: Firth of Forth to the River Tweed
Donald area:Moorfoot Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:NT 36508 38654
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:50m
Col:449m  NT364391  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 73
(1:25k) 337
Observations:ground to N is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 22 users)ByDate of Ascent
Bagging the OS bolt near the summit. Came up from Old Caberston and descent via Priesthope and the Walker Burn.BigJ24/12/2018
From Walkerburn out to Priesthope then forest tracks to Kirnie Law and on to Priesthope Hill. From there bit of a trudge out to Windlestraw Law picking up top on return and out over Scawd Law can Cairn Hill. Sun kept trying but never got there.SS18/11/2018
Ascended ridiculously steep slope to WSW of summit as had no better idea on how to get up thanks to limited sketch map and no (mobile) data. Would not advise unless particularly hardcore! Very overgrown 'path' that seems to go straight up for a very long time.IainHillHunter03/02/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac05/11/2017
From Early Knowe. I ignored the faint track slanting north and went directly up through the trees - reasonably problem free. All that remains of the mast is a breeze block ruin. Descent was by a muddy path to the south then a serene firebreak dropping to WalkerburnColin Crawford22/09/2017
A round of Gate Hope: Stony Knowe, Seathope Law, Maiden Law, Windlestraw Law, Bareback Knowe, Scawd Law, Cairn Hill and Early Knowe. Pleasant walking on a day of swirling cloud and sun. Erno Rubik designed the gates hereabouts: don't even think of opening them with gloved hands. A coil of wire mesh at the corner of the wall at 370384 can be rolled back to gain access to the western slopes of Early Knowe.Nick Down121/05/2017
Windlestraw Law circuitsam.g.guthrie20/04/2016
Pleasant clockwise round of Priesthope Hill, Windlestraw SW Top, Scawd Law and Cairn Hill from Walkerburn.agentmancuso29/09/2012
Track from A72 nr Old Caberston. Track on map is hardly there. Track (more like path) through forest then along ridge to Scawd Law and back via Cairn Hill.chrisbien21/07/2012
cairn, good track from N along spine, descended NW, then W down good narrow ride. Standing on cairn with GPS at chest ht, failed to register >499m!. circuit from Walkerburn incl Windlestraw RHW18/07/2010
tenerifebilly15/07/2019
russell6115/07/2019
Berkscire87424/03/2019
hillhunter09/03/2019
Adrian29/12/2018
silverhow22/07/2016
mae20/05/2016
tomandivy12/10/2015
Moore10027/04/2014
Andrew Simmons29/01/2012
hughbagger28/08/2007
mainnirnamfiadh04/05/1968