East Cairn Hill

Region: Lothian and Edinburgh

Altitude: 567 metres

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


East Cairn Hill is a northern member of the Pentlands and presents a steep slope towards Livingstone. It is often ascended from the Thieves' Road over Cauldstane Slap, although the slope above the Slap is boggy.

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Mount Maw and East Cairn Hill from Baddinsgill Farm


There are 612 Walkhighlanders who have climbed East Cairn Hill. They have contributed 16 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
  11/05/2017  3 S1
  10/03/2012  2 S2
  24/02/2019  1 S1
  03/02/2019  1 S1
  01/06/2018  1 S1
  08/01/2018  1 S1
  02/06/2017  1 S1
  13/12/2016  1 S1
  19/02/2014  1 S2
  23/03/2020  0 S1
  17/08/2019  0 S1
  25/03/2018  0 S1
  20/02/2015  0 S1
  06/10/2013  0 S1
  03/07/2010  0 S1
  30/01/2010  0 S1

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