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.
Region: Galloway and Dumfries
Altitude: 768 metres
Detailed route description and map
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.