Name:Auchnacraig Hill
Hill number:8358
Height:479m / 1572ft
Parent (Ma):491  Ben Tirran [The Goet]
SMC/RHB Section:07B: Braemar to Montrose
Topographical area:HE13 Tirran-wirren
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NO 33950 89393
Summit feature:remains of old cairn
Col:418m  NO338890  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 44
(1:25k) OL53N 388N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 9 users)ByDate of Ascent
Simon Winton30/05/2024
Dave McG20/03/2024
From SW, good off-road parking at bridge. Mapped track, small path towards col, deer fence crossable at NO 3374 8937, bouldery mossy ascent to summit clearing, remains of old cairn. Descended WNW to road for variety. Calm morning, pinkfeet squealing southwardsRHW30/09/2023
From the Cattle gridGonk04/04/2022
6 tops from ballater, pannanich hill, knockie branar, cairn leuchan, creag dearg, fasheilach, auchnacraig hill, down to near linn of muick cottage for a good downhill bike run back to ballater.robertphillips04/07/2021
Easy enough through the trees from the Glen Muick Road. Summit on open ground at NO 339/893.hill walker22/09/2018