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Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose Area   Ochil Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 120,  
Highest place: Ben Cleuch, 721m
Maximum height for area: 721 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 595 metres,

Places in area Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose:
Auchterhouse Hill 424mBenarty Hill 356mBishop Hill 461mBlack Hill 213mCairnie Hill 228.8mCowden Hill 204mCraigowl Hill 455mCromlet 407mCulteuchar Hill 313mDumglow 379mDunnichen Hill 233mEast Lomond 448mFothringham Hill 254mGask Hill 358mKing's Seat 377mKirkton Hill 182mKnock Hill 364mKnockour Hill - Mount Misery 176mLargo Law 290mLucklaw Hill 190mLumbennie Hill 284mLundie Craigs 353mMoncreiffe Hill 223mMount Hill 221mMurrayshall Hill 283.6mNorman's Law 285mOrmiston Hill [Black Cairn Hill] 236mPole Hill 288mSaline Hill 359mTurin Hill 252mWest Lomond 522m
Campsie Fells:   Allanrowie 493mAllanrowie East Top 488mAuchineden Hill 357mCairnoch Hill 413mCarleatheran 485mClachertyfarlie Knowes 547mCort-ma Law East Top 526mDumbreck 508mDumfoyn 426mDumgoyne 427mDuncolm 401mDundaff Hill 352mDungoil 424mEarl's Hill 441mEarl's Seat 578mFynloch Hill 400mGarrel Hill 459mHart Hill 437mHolehead 552mKailrine Hill 491mLecket Hill 547mLittle Bin 443mMeikle Bin 570mOwsen Hill 504mSlackdhu 496mStronend 511mTomtain 453m
Glen Artney Hills:   Beinn nan Eun 631mBeinn Odhar 626mBen Clach 533mCnoc nan Oighreag 495mMeall a'Choire Odhair 357mMeall Clachach 618.9mMeall Coire Nochd Mor 497mMeall Leathan Dhail 484mTorlum 393mUamh Bheag 665.6mUamh Bheag East Top 663.4m
Ochil Hills:   Andrew Gannel Hill 670mBald Hill 500.1mBeld Hill 412mBen Buck NE Top [Burnfoot Hill] 583mBen Cleuch 721mBen Ever 622mBen Shee 516mBen Thrush 456mBengengie Hill 565mBig Hunt Hill 520mBlack Creich Hill 443mBlairdenon Hill 631mBrown Hill 419mBurnt Hill 405mCairnmorris Hill 606mCarmodle 408mCock Law 408mColsnaur Hill 553mCommonedge Hill 468mCorb Law 475mCore Hill 542mCraig Rossie 410mCraigentaggert Hill 493mCraighorn 583mDown Hill 361mDumyat 418mEast Craigs 473mElistoun Hill 497mGlentye Hill 481mGreenforet Hill 616mHillfoot Hill 442mInnerdouny Hill 497mInnerdownie 610mJohn's Hill 483mKidlaw Hill 510mKing's Seat Hill 648mLamb Hill 422mLendrick Hill 456mMellock Hill 479mMid Cairn [Craig Leith] 542mMiddle Hill 556mRowantree Craig 474mSim's Hill 483mSkythorn Hill 601mSteele's Knowe 485mTarmangie Hill 645mThe Law 638mThe Law 404mThe Nebit 449mWether Hill 503mWhitewisp Hill 643m

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Colsnaur Hill Mountain

Height: 553m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 58 Grid Reference: NS86100 99300
Place visited by 1 members. Recently by: ochils_trekker
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Longitude: -3.836096, Latitude: 56.172685 , Easting: 286100, Northing: 699300 Prominence: 26m,  Isolation: 1.2km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ClsnHl, 10 char: ClsnrHil
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B7130/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Colsnaur Hill  in area Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose, Ireland
Picture: Looking north from Menstrie Moss
 
A good to be alive day in the Ochil Hills
by ochils_trekker  10 Mar 2021
In winter 2020-21, under heavy travel restrictions, I was one of the lucky few in central Scotland who could legitimately venture out, as I live within a few minutes' drive of the beautiful and undersung Ochil Hills (pron. oh-kul) which lie mostly in Clackmannanshire – the smallest county in Scotland – but also extend into Perthshire and Stirlingshire in the north and west respectively.
This day was one of clear skies after heavy snowfall, and I did a route which started and ended at the small village of Menstrie, taking in a circuit of Big Hunt Hill , the large bleak expanse of Menstrie Moss and the sub-2000 peak of Colsnaur Hill. Parking at the scout hut near the village green NS84940 9706, I headed E along the road and turned N up the track through the kissing gate at NS85061 9706.
The good wide track track heads up in a series of sharp bends, quickly gaining height...a common feature with the Ochils range, jutting dramatically as they do from the flat plains of the river Forth to the south.
After about an hour , I followed the track NW at the split NS84350 9935 and carried on as the track headed N and then NE , eventually passing a joining track heading back SE (ignore this) and then crossing the Third Inchna Burn.
Shortly after this, the final push finds another split in the track. I headed N here, and after a few hundred metres, the track meets a fence and stile next to a gate. From here, I struck out broadly NE across the normally mossy and often wet expanse of Menstrie Moss to top Big Hunt Hill (520m), the highest of a cluster of three hills with terrific views N and NW towards the start of the Highlands, with the Crianlarich mountains, the Lawers range and to to the west, Ben Lomond. A grand spot for lunch at NN84765 0132 .
From here, I headed back a few hundred metres S to meet the track and then headed broadly SE across Menstrie Moss , until eventually reaching a fenceline, which I followed S and SW towards the second summit of Colsnaur Hill (553m). Again, the views north to the Perthshire highlands and east to the central Ochils were worth a brief stop and some pictures.
To complete the circuit, I descended on the track SW , crossing over a broad forestry track at
NS85538 9888 to go through a swing gate in a deer fence ; then carried on SSW through the fledgling forest to meet the winding, broad track which I started out on , returning on down to Menstrie.
A satisfying circuit in wonderful conditions. Time : approx 4-5 hours with a couple of short breaks. Distance : approx 18k. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B7130/comment/22564/
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