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Name:Upper Oliver Dod
Hill number:7474
Height:490m / 1608ft
Parent (Ma):1870  Gathersnow Hill
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Culter Hills and Tinto
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NT 08976 25440
Summit feature:trig point
Col:453m  NT093258  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 72
(1:25k) 336
Observations:ground 30m N at NT 08979 25474 may be higher
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 21 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked in wide entrance of forest track at 091241 - Up track to top of forest & then a short climb over rough grass to the trig point & ground 30m to N. which may be higher. Continued to Nether Oliver Dod. (S)gerrybowes12/11/2019
Parked at the end of the forest track SW of Tweedsmuir. Pleasant walk up the track with good views much of the way. Short walk on grass from the forest edge to the summit. Continued to Nether Oliver Dod.LizH08/09/2019
Flat summit. Kingledores circuit, camping overnight by summit of Coomb Dod. Cocklie Rig Head, Glenlood Hill, Broomy Law, Coomb Hill, Gathersnow Hill, Hillshaw Head, Coomb Dodd, Glenwhappen Dod, Upper Oliver Dodd, Nether Oliver Dodd. Mist down over the tops, but just occasional drizzle.RobertP07/04/2019
Up forest track just south west of Tweedsmuir on gentle inclines to just below Upper Oliver Dodd. Took in trig then down and up to Nether OLiver Dodd. Cut corner on return taking obvious break in trees.SS29/04/2018
From Hopehead to the NW. Tried to follow the path shown on the map but only about half of it still exists and had to cross fences to reach it. It might be better to go straight up the hill from the dale.Alan Moore01/12/2017
Bagging the trig. Nice hill with good views to Broad Law.BigJ24/03/2017
Dave Geere23/07/2016
Colin Crawford11/10/2015
8th hill on anti-clockwise circuit of Kingledores Glen.Minto07/02/2015
carole engel26/09/2014
Martin R29/04/2013
P 091241. Track almost to top.chrisbien23/11/2012
Came up via indistinct path from Tweedsmuiragentmancuso17/01/2009
dampish heather summit, SE slopes small sitkas. cw circuit, best from village hall 101249 RHW14/11/2004