Shalloch on Minnoch

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Shalloch on Minnoch is the northern termination of the long, high and broad ridge extending north from The Merrick. Its flat summit looks out towards Arran and Ailsa Craig.

 You have not climbed Shalloch on Minnoch.

Region: Galloway and Dumfries

Altitude: 768 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Shalloch on Minnoch via the north ridge

Other routes and challenges

The route given above could be just the start of a long traverse of the Awful Hand range, the ridge running southwards and linking to the Merrick.

An alternative approach is from Kirriereoch to the southwest, enabling a circuit that includes Kirriereoch Hill. The approach involves forestry and some boggy going.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Dumfries and Galloway Hotels

Dumfries and Galloway B&B

Dumfries and Galloway cottages

Dumfries and Galloway hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Users' walk reports for Shalloch on Minnoch

There are 740 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Shalloch on Minnoch. They have contributed 33 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  25/06/2019  9 C3G2
  03/08/2020  8 C3G2
  16/07/2014  6 C2G5S1
  29/06/2018  5 C2G2
  17/12/2017  4 C1S6
  05/10/2014  4 C2G1
  18/03/2018  3 C1S2
  20/01/2017  3 C1
  15/11/2014  3 C2
  06/07/2019  2 C1
  02/09/2012  2 C2
  10/10/2020  1 C2
  17/04/2019  1 C1
  13/08/2017  1 C1
  29/05/2017  1 C1
  02/01/2017  1 C2
  09/10/2016  1 C1
  22/04/2016  1 C1
  13/05/2014  1 C3
  11/04/2014  1 C4
  16/01/2013  1 C1
  26/03/2011  1 C2
  11/04/2010  1 C1
  06/02/2010  1 C2
  16/08/2003  1 C1
  06/07/2018  0 C1
  24/05/2018  0 C1
  17/09/2016  0 C1
  16/03/2016  0 C1
  03/01/2016  0 C1
  15/08/2013  0 C1
  23/05/2013  0 C2
  20/08/2011  0 C1

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