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Grey Hill

Grey Hill


Postby Johnoneill1916 » Sun May 22, 2016 7:15 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Grey Hill

Date walked: 22/05/2016

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 14.5 km

Ascent: 349m

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Set off with Fraoch from the Car park just off the A77 on the south side of Girvan, a place with a great wee snack hut that I've spent many a lunch break :lol: Cut up left toward Brochneil farm with the intention of walking up the ridge over Byne Hill but No Entry/Private signs put me off going through with the dog so instead headed along the A714 to Pinminnoch and picked up the path over the rail line and over to Drumfairn Farm. From here I headed over Cairn Hill, Fern Hill and finally onto Grey Hill :D Ground was pretty firm other than small patches and going was easy all the way and with the clear day I had cracking views over to Arran, Antrim, Mull of Kintyre and up the Ayrshire coast.

Grey Hill from Cairn Hill
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A wee rest at the top
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Coffee Time
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Old monument slightly worse for wear
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From the top I headed back down quad tracks to the monument in the low ground between Cairn Hill and Byne Hill and then down through the Woodland farm/Pub then along the beach to the car park for a deserved cheese burger for me and ice cream for the dug :D
Last edited by Johnoneill1916 on Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Johnoneill1916
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Posts: 47
Munros:11   Corbetts:3
Grahams:5   Donalds:6
Sub 2000:11   
Islands:7
Joined: Aug 30, 2009
Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

Re: Grey Hill

Postby FromDownSouth » Sun May 22, 2016 7:46 pm

Love the second pic with your hound staring out from the trig point - stunning "dug" :D
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Re: Grey Hill

Postby Johnoneill1916 » Mon May 23, 2016 7:12 am

Thanks, Shes a wee poser :)
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Posts: 47
Munros:11   Corbetts:3
Grahams:5   Donalds:6
Sub 2000:11   
Islands:7
Joined: Aug 30, 2009
Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

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