Photo ©Kevin Pollock

Region: Galloway and Dumfries

Altitude: 697 metres

Rank: 48th

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 You have not climbed Tarfessock.

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Tarfessock is at the heart of the wonderfully named Range of the Awful Hand. It is usually traversed en route between Shalloch on Minnoch and Kirriereoch Hill.

Detailed route description and map

Via Shalloch on Minnoch from the north

There are 277 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Tarfessock. They have contributed 20 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
  16/07/2014  6 C2G5S1
  29/06/2018  5 C2G2
  03/10/2017  4 C2G6S1
  05/10/2014  4 C2G1
  20/01/2017  3 C1
  15/11/2014  3 C2
  29/03/2012  2
  17/04/2019  1 C1
  13/08/2017  1 C1
  09/10/2016  1 C1
  22/04/2016  1 C1
  26/03/2011  1 C2
  06/07/2019  0 C1
  06/07/2018  0 C1
  02/01/2017  0 C2
  16/03/2016  0 C1
  15/03/2014  0
  15/08/2013  0 C1
  23/05/2013  0 C2

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