Hill number:1762
Height:628m / 2060ft
Parent (Ma):1743  Blackcraig Hill
Parent (SMC):1759  Alhang
SMC/RHB Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Donald area:Carsphairn Hills
County/UA:East Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway
Topographical area:SS03 Carsphairn-criffel
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Dee (Kirkcudbright), Nith
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Simm, Graham Top
Grid ref:NS 64661 02031
Summit feature:no feature: ground 3m N of fence junction
Col:566m  NS643015  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 77
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Survey:Abney level
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Parked besides the bridge to Blackcraig and followed stone track to Quintin Knowe. From here on in it is a mix of grassy paths and ATV routes over Blackcraig Hill, Blacklorg Hill, Meikledodd Hill, Alwhat and Alhang. We then returned via Cannock Hill and Craigbraneoch Hill, dropping down to the track to the houses at Craigdarroch and along the road back to the car. Great walk. 5 hours.summitter12/07/2024
Clach Liath28/04/2024
Blackcraig Hill - Blacklorg Hill - Meikledodd Hill - Alwhat - Alhang - Keoch Rig - Moorbrook Hill (both tops) - Dugland - Windy Standard - Millaneoch Hill - Wedder Hill - Black Hill. 21 miles.Gary Heath19/04/2024
Sick Kid05/01/2024
From Glen Afton. Round of Alhang,Alwhat, Miekledodd, Blacklorg, Blackcraig. 5hrs.Longwojo01/09/2023
Loop from Afton Reservoir.Tisteln23/06/2023
Blacklorg Hill, Meickledodd Hill, Alwhat, Alhang, Ewe Hill North Top, Ewe Hill, Manquhill Hill, Benbrackkeithouk20/06/2023
From Chalk Memorial bothy, then over Alhang to Ewe HillColin Crawford26/01/2023
Followed fence from Holm of Dalquharn Bridge, up over Ewe Hill and Ewe Hill N Top. Solo. Tiny cairn on grass by gate. Thick cloud and rain. Followed fence to Alhang.Dangerous Dave09/10/2022
Graham Banks24/09/2022
From Blackcraig Farm for a round of Blackcraig Hill, Blacklorg Hill, Meikledodd Hill, Alwhat, Alhang, Windy Standard, Black Hill and Struther's Brae.rhalstead17/04/2022
From Glen Afton along track all the way to coll below Meikledodd Hill which was then climbed. Then down and over Brown Hill and out to Ewe Hill (todays new bag). Returned over Alwhat taking north ridge down to sheepfold and back along the track. Cracking day.SS20/03/2022
CK SheilaS31/12/2021
Simon Winton13/11/2021
On round of Afton valley from Meikledodd, after Blackcraig and Blacklorg hills.PeterD12/10/2021
5 of 8: From Alhang. With Karen.ChrisR02/09/2021
Round of 3 Donalds from Glen Afton using wind farm track- Alhang, Alwhat and Meikledodd. The industrialisation of this area continues apace - further wind farm extension and new line of pylons.benalder28404/08/2021
Stavanger Toestub27/06/2021
From car park just beyond water works at Afton Reservoir, as part of round from Blacklorg Hill to Alhang.quadbarrel15/06/2021
Weather fair.MountainMac30/05/2021
Round of six Donalds from Glen Afton - Blackcraig, Blacklorg, Meikledodd, Alwhat, Alhang, Windy Standard - back using wind farm tracksColin Crawford22/05/2021
I headed down to East Ayrshire today, aiming for the four Donalds around the Afton Reservoir, south of New Cummock. Parking at Blackcraig Farm (about 3km north of the dam), I headed up the track to Quintin Knowe and up a boggy ATV track to Blackcraig Hill (700m) a Graham and Donald. Then in a clockwise motion around the Afton Reservoir, following boggy ATV tracks, I bagged the Donald of Blacklorg Hill (681m), two Donald Tops of Meikledodd Hill (643m) & Alwaht (628m) and ending on the Donald of Alhang (642m). The plan had been to head west for Windy Standard, a Graham and Donald, but I was tired and didnít fancy the descent then re-ascent required, so I followed the Afton Water north to the Reservoir. At the north end of the reservoir, I bumped into the farmer, who gave me a lift back down the glen to my car, saving me approx. 3km of a hike. It was generally dry all day, with small patches of snow already lying. With the farmerís assistance this took 05:55hrs all in.chillyman805/05/2021
Round of Afton Water from car park 300m from damsarahk01/05/2021
From parking area (NX 6622 9941). Up road for 350m, then followed fenceline up to Ewe Hill -> North Top -> Alhang then easy walk across to here over good ground. Dropped down to Lorg for Altry Hill.jonglew30/04/2021