Name:Auchterhouse Hill
Hill number:12824
Height:424m / 1391ft
Parent (Ma):1665  Craigowl Hill
SMC/RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Topographical area:HE15 Craigowl-turin
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NO 35450 39726
Summit feature:no feature: bare stony ground
Col:343m  NO365397  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 54
(1:25k) 380E
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 93 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Chris Mac02/06/2024
Hill Number 3Ash20/04/2024
From track near North Balluderon, circuit with Balkello Hill first.clashcityrocker26/02/2024
Sidlaws: Craigowl and Auchterhouse hill. Walkhighlands routehummusg26/12/2023
Walk in the Sidlaw hills. Round of 3.sarahk14/08/2023
With Eve. Took path around to the West of the hill before ascending up this side. It became gusty at the top, though the summit itself was sheltered by a group of well placed, windswept trees. Descended East towards Scroggie.RufusHodge14/01/2023
From SW, path initially as per OpenStreetMap and signed Denoon then good paths to summit. Snowing steadily and a little icyRHW27/12/2022
10km loop around the Sidlaws - Auchterhouse Hill, Balkello Hill, Craigowl Hill in just over 2 hours. Beautiful views all around. Schehallion, Ben Lawers and the Cairngorms were looking splendid to the north as were the Lomonds to the south and the coast to the eastNicky C22/04/2022
Ben Rinnes21/04/2022
Circuit of three Sidlaw Hills from Balkello Community Woodland car park. Fairly straightforward ascent in cold and windy conditions. retrace steps to find path down into col for Balkello Hill next.Jubilado11/04/2022
From Balkello community woodland car park. West under the quarries then up a steep heathery track to the summit where a D of E groupn were enjoying the top. Then on to the Syd Scroggie memorial cairn on the viewpoint.NormanW27/03/2022
Circuit from Balkello car park.thekirkie pirate02/03/2022
Good day out in the Sidlaws. Starting from Balkello Woodland up to Craigowl. Then over to Kinpurney Hill (avoiding Boggy Seat). Back to Auchterhouse Hill and finishing up with Balkello Hill.Fife Walking31/07/2021
With Craigowl and Balkello. From CP to SW. There are remains of a makeshift stile into the compound with the trig (Craigowl) at NO 3772 3997 Good paths continue to Balkello and Auchterhouse Hills. Excellent walkcarole engel11/05/2021
First of trio on second half of Dundee day.iangpark30/03/2021
Weather fair.MountainMac20/03/2021
Tony S25/10/2020
Lorna S25/10/2020
Balkello hill and auchterhouse hill from the cp.robertphillips25/02/2020
From CP. Many tracks, thick fog, little fun. A great hill once there.Play2End24/11/2019
Second visit; TGOC 19Colin Crawford22/05/2019
Craigowl Hill, Balkello Hill and Auchterhouse Hill (respectively) from P in Balkello Woodland at NO364385.summitsup09/05/2019
Walk from Balkello wood car park to Auchterhouse hill, Balkello hill and Craigowl hill. Good paths and good conditions.PsyCrow24/07/2018
hill walker15/12/2017
After Balkello Hill from country park car park. Good paths all the way.Minto23/09/2017
With cubs. Daddy didnt give me anything to drink. I was hoping it would rain to get some water on my tongue :)david_bain28/08/2017
Ascent from the north, descent to the east.brandybordeaux21/07/2017