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.

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Region: Dumfries and Galloway

Altitude: 775 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.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Caerloch Dhu [Shalloch on Minnoch North Top]



Users' walk reports for Caerloch Dhu [Shalloch on Minnoch North Top]

There are 1318 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Shalloch on Minnoch. They have contributed 40 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.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  11/11/23  20 C2F2
  10/10/18  17 C2
  25/6/19  14 C3F2
  5/11/23  8 C2
  3/8/20  8 C3F2
  16/7/14  6 C2F5S1
  29/6/18  5 C2F2
  17/12/17  5 C1S6
  23/4/22  4 C2
  10/10/20  4 C2
  5/10/14  4 C2F1
  21/4/24  3 C2F2
  6/7/19  3 C1
  18/3/18  3 C1S2
  20/1/17  3 C1
  2/1/17  3 C2
  15/11/14  3 C2
  6/2/10  3 C2
  21/5/24  2 C3
  9/10/16  2 C1
  2/9/12  2 C2
  17/4/19  1 C1
  13/8/17  1 C1
  29/5/17  1 C1
  22/4/16  1 C1
  13/5/14  1 C3
  11/4/14  1 C4
  16/1/13  1 C1
  26/3/11  1 C2
  11/4/10  1 C1
  16/8/03  1 C1
  6/6/21  0 C1
  6/7/18  0 C1
  24/5/18  0 C1
  17/9/16  0 C1
  16/3/16  0 C1
  3/1/16  0 C1
  15/8/13  0 C1
  23/5/13  0 C2
  20/8/11  0 C1

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