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Hill survey summaries and reports 2012-2014

Alan Dawson

A summary of surveys that affect Marilyns, Munros, Humps and Sims up to the end of 2014 is shown below, with links to selected survey reports. Results from surveys carried out in 2015 are included in the RHB update January 2016, the Simm update January 2016 and in the surveying report in the 2016 issue of Marhofn.

The data from hill surveys is published here for the benefit of all hillwalkers and baggers and is free to all for personal use or use in freely-available software applications, databases or websites. It may not be used in any commercial application or any item offered for sale, such as a guidebook, without consent and agreement from the author and surveyor, Alan Dawson.

Surveys of Marilyns and Submarilyns

Marilyns have drop (prominence) of at least 150 metres, Submarilyns 140-149 metres. There are currently 1556 Marilyns.

Section Hill Height Drop Gridref Outcome
1A Creag na Criche456.8150.8 NN986350 New Marilyn
1A Birnam Hill403.8171 NO032401 Still a Marilyn, higher than Craig Obney
1B Creag na h-Eararuidh708.3353.0 NN685190 New Marilyn, replacing Beinn Dearg
1B Beinn Dearg706.773.5 NN696197 Demoted Marilyn
1C Meall Cala674.0149.0 NN508127 Confirmed as Submarilyn
1C Creag Mac Ranaich808.53213 NN545255 Confirmed as Marilyn, 14cm higher than South Top
1D Meall nan Gabhar744.0265 NN235240 Confirmed as Marilyn, 0.6cm higher than north top
1D Dun Corr-bhile322.3145.4 NN103106 Confirmed as Submarilyn
2A Meall Chomraidh466.2150.9 NN483556 Confirmed as Marilyn
2B Meall Garbh1123.0198 NN644437 Gained 5 metres and detwinned from An Stuc
2B Meall a'Choire Leith925.5150.5 NN612438 Confirmed as Marilyn
4A Am Bodach1031.8152.8 NN176651 Confirmed as Marilyn
4A An Gearanach981.4151.5 NN187669 Confirmed as Marilyn but now twinned
4A Stob Coire a'Chairn981.4151.5 NN185660 Twinned with An Gearanach
4A Cruim Leacainn231.1149.4 NN166807 Demoted to Submarilyn
4B Beinn a'Chumhainn901.9145.4 NN463710 Confirmed as Submarilyn
4B Meall na Duibhe571.3149.1 NN227623 Confirmed as Submarilyn
6B Creag an t-Sithein634.4148.3 NO031658 Confirmed as Submarilyn
7A Creigh Hill498.0168.3 NO270593 Confirmed as Marilyn, 1m higher than south top
7B Hill of Goauch337.1148.6 NO66309418 Confirmed as Submarilyn, summit moved
8B Carn Liath861.533.1 NO164976 Demoted Marilyn
8B Creag an Dail Bheag863.0211 NO157981 New Marilyn, replacing Carn Liath
9B Marg na Craige833.5149 NN621973 Confirmed as Submarilyn
10A The Saddle1011.4334 NG936131 Summit 0.3m higher than rock by trig point
10A Buidhe Bheinn885.5163 NG963090 New Marilyn, replacing Sgurr a'Bhac Chaolais
10A Sgurr a'Bhac Chaolais885.2121 NG958110 Demoted from Marilyn to Hump
10D Meall Bhanbhaidh326.7148 NN115789 Confirmed as Submarilyn
12A Creag Toll a'Choin1005.2402 NN130453 New Marilyn, replacing Maoile Lunndaidh
12A Maoile Lunndaidh1004.910.5 NN135458 Demoted Marilyn
14B An Coileachan923.9148.3 NH242680 Confirmed as Submarilyn
15B Beinn Tharsuinn692.0353 NH606792 Confirmed as Marilyn, detwinned
16B Sgor Fhionnaich568.4141.7 NC563482 New Submarilyn
16B Meallan Liath599.7147.4 NC515504 Confirmed as Submarilyn
16B Ben Screavie333.0145.7 NC309393 Confirmed as Submarilyn
16C Creag Thoraraidh404.5155.1 ND040187 Confirmed as Marilyn, detwinned
16C Beinn a'Mhadaidh403.2146.8 NC768415 Confirmed as Submarilyn
16D Cnoc na Maoile401.1152.5 ND007212 Confirmed as Marilyn
16D Meall Eachainn343.4145.3 NC618005 Confirmed as Submarilyn
16D An Stoc-bheinn336.3146.9 NC641025 Confirmed as Submarilyn
16D Creag an Amalaidh261.0153.5 NH758975 New Marilyn
16F Sgorr Tuath587.4149.0 NC110075 Confirmed as Submarilyn
17E Creach Bheinn491.7145.7 NM419291 Confirmed as Submarilyn
17E Cruach Torr an Lochain347.7148.9 NM564402 Confirmed as Submarilyn
17E Carn Mor343.1146.3 NM39904886 Confirmed as Submarilyn
17E Beinn Chreagach378.6194 NM519216 Summit is at NM 51985 21698
17E Tom nam Fitheach275.4180 NM469484 Summit is at NM 46927 48446
19C Sgorach Mor602.15429 NS096849 Confirmed as Marilyn and Sim
20C Beinn Tarsuinn555.9148.4 NR930452 Confirmed as Submarilyn
20C Sail Chalmadale479.7150.5 NR914401 New Marilyn
21B Hill of Tillymorgan380.8153.2 NJ652348 Confirmed as Marilyn
26 Cairnie Hill228.8150.3 NO279159 Confirmed as Marilyn
27B Troweir Hill295.6149.3 NX211960 Demoted to Submarilyn
27C Blacklorg Hill680.9148.0 NS653042 Confirmed as Submarilyn
27C Killyleoch Hill239.7151.6 NX878820 New Marilyn
28A Sell Moor Hill423.8152.4 NT480445 Confirmed as Marilyn
28A Lamberton Hill (was Ayton Hill)217.0150.5 NT944586 New Marilyn
28B Cramalt Craig830.1147.3 NT158240 Confirmed as Submarilyn
28B Fastheugh Hill501.7144.9 NT393276 Confirmed as Submarilyn
30A Mynydd Anelog191.4151.0 SH151272 New Marilyn
30C Mynydd y Cwm304.9150.0 SJ073767 New Marilyn
30E Pared y Cefn-hir383.0149.4 SH662149 New Submarilyn and Hump, replacing Bryn Brith
30E Bryn Brith382.940 SH665154 Deleted Submarilyn and Hump
30F Gamallt474.5147.4 NN955709 Confirmed as Submarilyn
31A Garreg-hir484.9150.7 SN998977 Confirmed as Marilyn
31B Gwastedyn Hill477242 SN987662 Summit is at SN 98683 66151
31B Rhiw Gwraidd442214 SO016634 Summit is at SO 01611 63437
31B Moel y Golfa403261 SJ291125 Summit is at SJ 29077 12533
31B Caeliber Isaf353.5170 SO211934 Confirmed as Marilyn, 25cm higher than south top
32A Fan Brycheiniog802.5423 SN824221 Summit is at SN 82437 22065
32C Mynydd Dinas258.1152.5 SS760915 Confirmed as Marilyn
33 Hedgehope Hill714.4147.2 NT943198 Confirmed as Submarilyn
33 Cushat Law616.2148.0 NT928137 Confirmed as Submarilyn
33 Housedon Hill266182 NT902327 Summit is at NT 90218 32709
34C Harter Fell778.9149.2 NY459093 Confirmed as Submarilyn
34C Seat Sandal736.7151.9 NY343115 Confirmed as Marilyn
34C Baystones486.9147.7 NY403052 Demoted to Submarilyn
34D Lambrigg Fell339.6158.6 SD587942 Confirmed as Marilyn
34D Arnside Knott159.1150.8 SD456774 Confirmed as Marilyn
35A Wild Boar Fell708344 SD758988 Summit location confirmed, at SD75809879
35A Lovely Seat674.7149.1 SD879950 Demoted to Submarilyn
35A Hoove554.6179 NZ00180691 Highest point identified
35B Birks Fell610.4158 SD919764 Replaces Horsehead Moor as Marilyn
35B Cracoe Fell508310 SD993588 Replaces Thorpe Fell Top as Marilyn
36 Kinder Scout636.3496.6 SK085876 Summit is at SK 08485 87563
36 Ward's Stone563.0396 SD592587 Summit is at SD 59193 58737
36 Hail Storm Hill476.6244 SD835193 Summit is at SD 83498 19349
36 Easington Fell396.3194 SD730486 Higher than Waddington Fell by 0.7m
36 Raw Head227.1148.4 SJ509548 Demoted to Submarilyn
38A Earl's Hill319.5146.1 SJ409048 Confirmed as Submarilyn
39 Milk Hill294.3147 SU104643 Confirmed as Submarilyn
42 Littleton Down254.9149.2 SU941150 Confirmed as Submarilyn
42 Chanctonbury Ring240.1217 TQ139120 Summit is at TQ 13863 12042

Surveys of Munros and Corbetts

Munros are over 914.4 metres high, Corbetts 762-914.3 metres.

Section Hill Height Drop Gridref Outcome
1C Beinn a'Chroin941.4137.1 NN38751857 Confirmed as summit, 1.3m higher than East Top
1C Creag Mac Ranaich808.56213 NN545255 Confirmed as 14cm higher than South Top
1D Beinn a'Chleibh916.3141 NN250256 Confirmed as Munro
1D Ben Vane915.7423 NN277098 Confirmed as Munro
2B Meall Garbh1123.0198 NN644437 Height increased by 5 metres
4A Leum Uilleim906.4497 NN331641The 909m height on OS maps refers to cairn
4B Beinn Eibhinn1103.2127 NN450733 East top is summit, at NN 44965 73302
4B The Fara911.4475 NN598843 Confirmed as Corbett
5 Geal-charn917.1178 NN596782 Confirmed as Munro
5 An Dun827232 NN71780? North and south tops are equal height
6A Beinn Bhreac912.4524 NN868820 Confirmed as Corbett
6A Leathad an Taobhain911.7155 NN822858 Confirmed as Corbett
8B Creag an Dail Bheag863.0211 NO157981 Higher than Carn Liath
8B Carn Liath861.533.1 NO164976 Lower than Creag an Dail Bheag
9C Beinn Teallach914.6301 NN361859 Confirmed as Munro
10A The Saddle1011.4334 NG936131 Summit location confirmed
10A Buidhe Bheinn885.5163 NG963090 Promoted to Corbett
10A Sgurr a'Bhac Chaolais885.2121 NG958110 Demoted Corbett
10B Sgurr a'Choire-bheithe913.7390 NG895015 Confirmed as Corbett
12A Sgurr nan Ceannaichean913.4185 NH087480 Demoted from Munro to Corbett
13A Beinn Dearg913.7469 NG895608 Confirmed as Corbett
14A Ruadh Stac Mor918.9167 NH018756 Confirmed as Munro
14A Beinn a'Chlaidheimh914.0266 NH061775 Demoted from Munro to Corbett
14A Beinn Dearg Mor906.3564 NH032799 Confirmed as Corbett
16B Foinaven911687 NC317507 Confirmed as Corbett
17E Beinn Talaidh761.7430 NM625347 Confirmed as less than Corbett height

Surveys of Humps and Subhumps

Humps have drop (prominence) of at least 100 metres, Subhumps 90-99 metres.

Section Hill Height Drop Gridref Outcome
1A Craig Obney403.2125.7 NO022382 Still a Hump, lower than Birnam Hill
1A Milquhanzie Hill351.5124 NN89442495 New Hump, replacing Stroness Hill
1A Stroness Hill351.477 NN91312616 Replaced as Hump by Milquhanzie Hill
1B Ben Halton620.299.7 NN720203 Confirmed as Subhump
1C Stob Creag an Fhithich714.899.4 NN349190 Demoted Hump, drop less than 100m
1CMeall Reamhar670.599.2 NN569247 Confirmed as Subhump
1D Beinn Bhreac629.992.8 NN202216 New Subhump
3C Stob Dearg1103.198.5 NN062307 Confirmed as Subhump
3C Drochaid Ghlas1024.390.5 NN083307 New Subhump
4A Na Gruagaichean1054.296.9 NN203652 Confirmed as Subhump
4B Aonach Beag1115.799 NN458742 Confirmed as Subhump
4B Meall a'Bhealaich865.297.4 NN452695 Confirmed as Subhump
7A Craigie Thieves688.0101.6 NO243700 Confirmed as Hump
12B Sgorr na Ruadhraich654.098.6 NH315360 Confirmed as Subhump
26A Murrayshall Hill283.6103.7 NO164253 Confirmed as Hump
28A Langlaw Hill368.7100.2 NT100382 Confirmed as Hump
28A Knowes Hill373.9100.6 NT43733831 New Hump
28B Lochcraig Head800.8108 NT166177 Summit moved to NT 16666 17747
28B Bodesbeck Law664.2101.3 NT169104 Reinstated as Hump
30A Foel221.4101.2 SH45025067 New Hump
30C Moel y Waun411.999.1 SJ168534 Confirmed as Subhump
30C Bryn Alyn408.3100.8 SJ201588 Confirmed as Hump
31B Foel Benddin541.8598.7 SH853165 Confirmed as Subhump
34A Gowbarrow Fell481.2100.1 NY407217 New Hump, at NY 40731 21724
36 Blackstone Edge474102 SD973163 Summit is at SD97331626
36 Chinley Churn457.0129 SK037844 Summit is at SK 03694 84371
36 High Billinge178.6126 SJ555662 Replaces Hangingstone Hill as Hump

Surveys of Sims and Subsims

Sims are over 600 metres high and have drop (prominence) of at least 30 metres, Subsims 20-29 metres.
Grahams are 610-761m with drop of at least 150 metres. There are currently 2528 Sims and 221 Grahams.

Section Hill Height Drop Gridref Outcome
1A Creag Each West Top658.838.5 NN647264 Confirmed as Sim, drop increased from c34m
1A Sron Mhor648.332.4 NN641272 New Sim, drop increased from c29m
1A Creag Ghorm610.431.1 NN925346 Confirmed as Sim and GT, drop more than 30m
1A Beinn Liath606.627.3 NN895400 Confirmed as Subsim
1A Creag Liath598.229.5 NN913334 Demoted Sim, under 600m and drop under 30m
1B Leacann Amarach753.629.2 NN615164 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
1B Stob Glas710.430.8 NN365200 New Sim, drop over 30m
1B Beinn Each North Top704.027.4 NN601163 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
1B Beinn Bhreac701.727.1 NN606141 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
1C Beinn a'Chroin Far East Top765.828.1 NN400184 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
1C Am Fireach712.930.7 NN561125 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
1C Meall Sgallachd707.028.8 NN553259 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
1C Meall an Lochain661.730.3 NN511237 New Sim, drop increased from 28m
1C Creag na h-Iolaire619.231.8 NN562257 New Sim, drop increased from 28m
1D Stac a'Chuirn852.434.7 NN190180 Height decreased by 18m, drop by 15m
2A Creag an Chanaich755.828.2 NN81025430 Confirmed as Subsim
2A Meall Odhar Mor677.531.0 NN792543 Confirmed as Sim
2A Creag Chean654.354.0 NN79515325 Summits detwinned, north top higher by 0.4m
2A Buachaille Bolla616.829.7 NN872562 Confirmed as Subsim
2B Beinn nan Eachan East Top951.430.03 NN574383 New Sim, drop over 30m
2B Meall a'Churain917.229.99 NN462324 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
2B Cam-Chreag892.431.2 NN524398 New Sim, drop over 30m
2B Meall Eoghainn808.429.8 NN468323 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
3A Meall Dearg East Top922.827.3 NN162582 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
3A Aonach Eagach East Top906.233.1 NN155582 New Sim, drop over 30m
3A Aonach Eagach West Top904.632.0 NN153582 Confirmed as Sim, drop over 30m
3A Stob Dubh866.328.3 NN151588 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
3B Stob Coire na Tulaich902.728.8 NN213542 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
3C Stob a'Ghlais Choire995.625.8 NN239516 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
3C Creag Dhubh746.728.7 NN258520 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
4A Sgor Eilde Beag955.732.7 NN219653 Confirmed as Sim
4A Leum Uilleim South Top847.232.5 NN332633 Confirmed as Sim
5B A'Bhuidheanach Bheag935.95109.1 NN660760 Trig pillar 0.7m higher than west top
5B Creagan Doire Dhonaich722.827.8 NN632772 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
6A An Sgarsoch Far East Top756.535.9 NN961851 New Sim, supersedes An Sgarsoch East Top
6A An Sgarsoch East Top753.527.9 NN953847 Demoted Sim, superseded by far east top
6A Braigh nan Creagan Breac884.830.8 NN897758 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
6B Meall Breac710.531.8 NN963642 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
6B Gurlet North Top601.829.6 NN994652 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
7A Bawhelps828.030.3 NO226721 Confirmed as Sim
7A Mid Hill772.934.6 NO220709 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
7A Bodnasparet677.335.8 NO219696 Confirmed as Sim
7A Corwharn609.1152 NO288651 Confirmed as Sim but no longer a Graham
7A Eskielawn607.2123.1 NO273664 Confirmed as Sim, not a Graham or a Marilyn
7B Hill of Mondurran602.270.3 NO462700 Confirmed as Sim, over 600m
8 Tom Dubh91840 NN921953 Summit location clarified
9A Cnapan a'Choire Odhair Mhoir602.736.1 NH904299 Confirmed as Sim
9B Meall a'Bhothain909.929.6 NH663056 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
10A Sgurr Coire na Feinne901.831.4 NH027093 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
10A Sgurr na Forcan964.628.6 NG940130 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
10B Beinn na Caillich North Top665.030.5 NG793071 Confirmed as Sim, drop more than 30m
10B Beinn na Caillich Far North Top603.129.8 NG793075 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
11A Stob Coire Dhomhnuill1139.033.0 NH137262 Confirmed as Sim, drop over 30m
11A Stob Coire Lochan916.929.6 NH119271 Confirmed as Subsim, drop under 30m
11A Suie Dhu613.830.3 NG999254 Reinstated as Sim, drop over 30m
12A Meall a'Bhogair Mor West Top655.427.8 NH327517 Confirmed as Subsim, drop under 30m
12A Carn Uilleim South Top639.527.8 NH332512 Confirmed as Subsim, drop under 30m
12B Sguman Coinntich North Top789.032.4 NG948310 Confirmed as Sim, drop over 30m
12B Carn Cul-sgor615.730.9 NH340351 Confirmed as Sim, drop over 30m
12B Meallan Odhar Doire nan Gillean598.7177 NH156377 Demoted Sim, height under 600m
13A Creag na Feol642.431.0 NG942641 Confirmed as Sim, drop over 30m
13B Stuc a'Choire Ghrannda784.727.9 NG950513 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
14B Meall nam Peithirean974.229.3 NH207709 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
15B Sidhean a'Choin Bhain688.929.7 NH600803 Demoted Sim, drop under 30m
16B Carn an Tionail715.129.6 NC575476 Demoted Sim, drop under 30m
16B Meallan Liath599.7147.4 NC515504 Demoted Sim, height under 600m
16D Carn an Fheidh794.628.1 NC579254 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
16D Meall an Eoin773.828.4 NC579275 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
16E Sail na Slataich652.129.8 NC314305 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
16E Spidean Coinich East Top620.729.4 NC211273 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
17A Flasvein598.958 NG461594 Not a Sim, height under 600m
17B Sgurr a'Fionn Choire936.031.7 NG464252 Confirmed as Sim
17B Basteir Tooth917.1522 NG465252 New Subsim, new Submurdo
17B Knight's Peak914.2444 NG471254 West peak 8cm higher than east peak
17B Sgurr a'Bhasteir900.130.1 NG464257 Confirmed as Sim
17B Caisteal a'Garbh-choire829.731.7 NG454202 New Sim, drop over 30m
17C Ben Aslak609.0328.9 NG750191 Confirmed as Sim but no longer a Graham
17E Beinn a'Mheadhain602.7138.2 NM586313 Confirmed as Sim, over 600m high
17E Cruachan Beag600.934.4 NM578338 Confirmed as Sim, over 600m high
17E Maol Buidhe599.721 NM574337 Demoted as Subsim as under 600m high
18A Sgurr Dhomhuill Beag677.229.2 NM743756 Demoted Sim, drop less than 30m
19C Sgorach Mor602.15429 NS096849 Confirmed as Marilyn and Sim
19C Creag a'Chanuill602.1157 NS106843 Confirmed as Sim and lower than Sgorach Mor
21A Ladylea Hill609.1200.9 NJ343168 Confirmed as Sim but no longer a Graham
26B Meall Clachach618.828.6 NN688125 Confirmed as Subsim, drop less than 30m
27C Hare Hill600.574 NS654097 Confirmed as Sim, height over 600m
28A Bareback Knowe656.029.2 NT362420 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28A Middle Hill607.129.6 NT331458 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28B Lochcraig Head800.8108 NT166177 Summit moved to NT 16666 17747
28B Great Hill774.727.9 NT145163 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28B Nickies Knowe760.828.8 NT163191 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28B Saddle Yoke735.530.3 NT144124 Confirmed as Sim and New Donald
28B Swatte Fell730.036.4 NT118114 Confirmed as Sim and summit location confirmed
28B Nether Coomb Craig724.128.9 NT129109 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28B Falcon Craig723.627.2 NT122127 Confirmed as Subsim, not New Donald
28B Smidhope Hill664.033.5 NT168076 Confirmed as Sim and New Donald
28B Taberon Law636.728.6 NT146289 Confirmed as Subsim
28B White Shank621.626.7 NT169083 Confirmed as Subsim
28B Herman Law614.430.9 NT213157 Confirmed as Sim and New Donald
28B Wylies Hill608.432.5 NT160215 Confirmed as Sim and not New Donald
28B Nowtrig Head607.731.0 NT175116 Confirmed as Sim
30B Glyder Fawr1000.8645 SH642579 Summit height measured, over 1000m
30B Tryfan917.5191 SH664593 Summit height measured
30B Tal y Fan609.98186 SH729726 Summit height measured
30B Mynydd Graig Goch609.7572 SH497486 New Hewitt, over 609.6m
30B Foel Lwyd600.1251 SH72047233 Confirmed as Sim, just over 600m
30E Foel Goch612.746 SH943290 Summit height measured
30E Cefn Perfedd600.832.3 SJ099373 Confirmed as Sim, just over 600m
30E Y Gribin600.534.1 SH843177 Confirmed as Sim, just over 600m
33 Bloodybush Edge609.8113.9 NT902143 Confirmed as Sim and Hewitt
33 Peel Fell602.6197 NY625997 Confirmed as Sim
35A Calders675.434.2 SD67079600 Confirmed as Sim and as lower than The Calf
35A Thack Moor609.6258 NY611462 New Hewitt, summit just over 609.6m
35A Bellbeaver Rigg620.128.7 NY76283508 Confirmed as Subsim, drop under 30m
35B Gragareth628.032.8 SD68887931 Confirmed as Sim and highest point in Lancashire
35B Green Hill627.524 SD70168200 Lower than Gragareth, not Lancashire county top
35B Calf Top609.58312 SD664856 Summit height measured, under 609.6m
35B High Green Field Knott603.267 SD846784 Confirmed as Sim, height over 600m