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Good condition 2018-11-08 13:11 - TP2781 (Dimlington)

FB Number: S2457   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig very easy to spot next to gas terminal. In field recently re seeded with easy walk to. Trig in vg condition, original os plug still in place. Good views of gas terminal and off shore wind farm

Good condition 2018-11-07 15:30 - TP0130 (Ravenscar)

FB Number: S1521   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig in good condition, filled cap with one sight hole open. Parked car at mast. Nice moorland spot with great views over bay short walk away.

Good condition 2018-11-06 16:19 - TP4017 (Horcum)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at Hole of Horcum carparpark, short walk to trig across field with sheep and electric fences. Views restricted with low cloud cover.

Good condition 2018-11-05 12:09 - TP3194 (Flamborough)

FB Number: S6327   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig in good condition, located near tower on golf course. Concrete plug

Good condition 2018-10-31 13:00 - TP6262 (Sunnyside)

FB Number: S6096   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Canny believe Ive never before visited this trig when my aunt used to stay at the bottom of the hill in a house also called Sunnyside. Walked in across the fields from akeillor. Views restricted today due to smirr. Trig in vgc

Good condition 2018-10-11 11:30 - TP6245 (Suidh A Mhinn)

FB Number: 10255   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

As with all previous trigs visited on Skye, great views in all directions. Trig as per previous visitor description. I however followed Walk Highlands Loch Sneosdal circuit with a slight detour and can thoroughly recommend.

Slightly damaged 2018-07-06 10:30 - TP3372 (Glas Maol)

FB Number: S1565   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Stone trig located next to a stone shelter marking the summit of Glas Maol. Trig showing signs of wear leaving open spider exposed.

Good condition 2018-05-18 11:30 - TP4944 (Mount Keen)

FB Number: S7047   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig in vgc, no plug or cap. Nice day to visit my 1st Munro of year. Nice gradual gradient in past Queens Well with great views of surrounding hills.

Good condition 2018-02-04 10:31 - TP3843 (Hill)

FB Number: S4992   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

short walk from Logie Church Car park, crossing on fence. No views as completely surrounded by trees. trig in good condition, asphalt plug and quite covered in moss.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-12-28 12:04 - TP4971 (Muirhouses)

FB Number: S3918   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Trig in vgc with great views in all directions

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-12-28 11:33 - TP6880 (White Hill)

FB Number: S3588   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Trig covered in moss and located in long grass near fence line near pylon line. spider open. Views obscured slightly by electric lines

Good condition 2017-12-28 11:12 - TP3400 (Golden Hill)

FB Number: S3590   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Very slight damage to top with spider surprisingly still intact. Colourful trig lucky to survive inner city life. Visited when visiting mother in Golden Jubilee hospital after hip operation.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-11-19 14:53 - TP3456 (Great Hill)

FB Number: S7318   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

easy location next to TV masts following path from lochside. Trig in good condition partly covered in Moss. views limited by trees for at least 180 degrees but felling currently in area so may improve shortly.

Good condition 2017-10-13 13:00 - TP1963 (Carn Liath)

FB Number: S9437   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Slight damage to top exposing one arm of the spider which is open. Trig inside shelter cairn a few metres south of true summit. Windy day but clear with stunning views of surrounding hilltops. Ascended via shoulder of Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhalgain then onto Carn Liath with Drovers Tryst.

Damaged 2017-10-08 13:00 - TP1281 (Ben Lawers)

FB Number: S1590   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Trig today in the clouds, very eroded base not particularly safe looking with large cracks on trig.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-09-30 11:00 - TP1992 (Carneil Hill)

FB Number: S3237   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at entrance to Inzevar Woods, crossed road and up through black gate under railway line. Field full of inquisitive dairy coos. Trig in nice spot with good views to Knockhill, The Ochils, Grangemouth and out towards the new bridge.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-08-26 16:10 - TP1981 (Carnach)

FB Number: 10075   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Another stunning spot on Sky to view the surrounding area. Walked up from road, chosen route did involve heather and boggy ground. Trig in vgc with no spider

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-08-26 13:01 - TP4402 (Leoid)

FB Number: 10073   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Panoramic views on a lovely clear day. Easy route up hill from track near Suisnish. Trig to my eye in good condition with tar plug.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-08-23 15:00 - TP3524 (Grose Clett)

FB Number: S8987   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig easy to locate, parked in church car park and walked over stones to trig. Great views over island, out to the Minch & Skye. Trig in vgc with spider intact with raised lettering.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-07-15 11:12 - TP4611 (Mailer Hill)

FB Number: S6012   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig in vgc, easy walk over motorway, views slightly limited due to low lying mist but still able to appreciate nearby area overlooking Perth and the Ochils.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-07-14 13:15 - TP3968 (Holehead)

FB Number: S3563   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy walk from Campsie Glen although I'd still recommend good boots as ground wet and soggy underfoot. Trig in good condition although white paint beginning to wear. Cap missing. Good views 360 degrees spotting local hills and further afield to Ben Lomond, Arrochar hills, the Ochils and onto West Lomond

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2017-07-14 11:43 - TP1866 (Cairnoch Hill)

FB Number: S3647   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

As per other comments trig easy enough to locate but last section includes trampling over the remains of forestry plantation, squelching over moss and tussocky / heather ground. Trig pillar cracked and weathered but spider intact with OS shallow lettering plug. Good views of 2 local wind farms and neighbouring hills including Ben Cleugh in the Ochils, West Lomond, Meikle Bin, Holehead and onto Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-06-18 11:30 - TP6486 (Tillyrie Hill)

FB Number: S5922   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Trig in vgc, spider still retaining os cap with deep indented letters. Easy walk up through fields from side of road to north east but still 3 fences to cross. Great views

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-06-18 10:00 - TP6454 (Thornton)

FB Number: S3166   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Lucky trig to have survived the tree felling and in surprisingly good condition with cement plug. Limited views due to location almost surrounded by fallen not felled trees near old observation tower. Only visited as local wouldn't recommend this one for the views or route to it.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-05-26 11:00 - TP5880 (Sgairneach Moor)

FB Number: S9378   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig in vgc, no cap. Stunning day but a tad hazy. 1st of 3 munros with daughter Sgairneach Mhor, Beinn Udlamain & A'Mharconaich.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-05-18 18:00 - TP2887 (Dumyat)

FB Number: S3670   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig has been given a new coat of paint sometime between Monday 8th and Thursday 18th May 2017 Original log 24/01/2016 - Lost count of how many times I've walked up Dumyat, one of my favourite wee hills as great views over the Forth Valley and the view is always changing. Today damp, misty and overcast and still stunning when the sky clears to give glimpses of Wallaces Monument and beyond.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-05-14 10:30 - TP2331 (Coire Garbh)

FB Number: S6931   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Base of trig showing signs of erosion and a couple of hair line cracks. Great views

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2017-05-06 06:25 - TP1283 (Ben Lomond)

FB Number: S1594   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Visited with the masses on a stunning beautiful day. Climb up the tourist route battling against the crowds descending. Trig showing signs of wear but in a location with fabulous clear views on a day like today. Easily spotting Ailsa Craig, Paps of Jura, Ben Nevis and home.

Good condition 2017-05-05 12:00 - TP2832 (Driesh)

FB Number: S7055   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig visited via Corrie Fee & Mayar with return route back via the Kilbo Path. Trig in vgc with good clear views in 360 degrees. No cap and all sight holes open. Nicely protected from elements in a stone cairn.

Damaged 2017-04-27 11:00 - TP1282 (Ben Ledi)

FB Number: S6956   Condition: Damaged   Score: 9/10

Slightly damaged pillar with some chunks missing low on one edge. Pillar has a crack running completely round around FB height. Cap missing and no plug present. Stunning views in all directions. Easy ascent following recently upgraded path followed with stunning walk down via Stank Glen.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-23 10:18 - TP4275 (Knock Hill)

FB Number: 3207   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Revisit. Trig in vgc, 3 sight holes open, other filled with wood. Cap and spider in place.

Ochils in the distance ©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-17 06:30 - TP2169 (Chumhaing)

FB Number: 10093   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Trig in vgc, great early morning walk from Toravaig. Straight forward route from houses following fence line then heading straight up to higher ground to avoid most of the boggy terrain. Re visit for pictures.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Damaged 2017-04-16 13:45 - TP6213 (Storr)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Damaged   Score: 10/10

Wanted to visit this trig before it is just a pile of stones. Didn't fancy the climb up from the Old Man of Storr so sauntered up from Bealach Mor, easy route avoiding the scrambling. Views really deserve a plus 10

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-14 13:04 - TP3042 (Elgol)

FB Number: S9509   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig in vgc, no spider or cap. Stunning views in 360 degrees

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-09 16:00 - TP5645 (Rhind Hill)

FB Number: S3160   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in carpark at Formonthill, easy walk up past totem pole. Trig in good condition and looking like it's been really painted semi recently. Spider still intact. Surprisingly good views when 10 minutes ago was in the centre ofGlenrothes!

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-09 11:30 - TP2853 (Drumain)

FB Number: 83149   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Trig in vgc, all sight holes open, cap and spider intact. Limited views due to woodland but nice quiet spot near the main attraction off the Lomonds.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-04-07 14:42 - TP6534 (Torlum)

FB Number: S6223   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Trig vgc, 3 sight holes open, cap missing. Great views in 360

Views to Ben Chonzie ©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2017-03-12 11:00 - TP3139 (Fennaerochan)

FB Number: 10518   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Crossed from Port Appin, walking round Lismore Point to Port Ramsay then across the fields. Trig in vgc, spider intact. Views great in all directions.

Good condition 2017-02-26 10:30 - TP4192 (Killantringan)

FB Number: S8086   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig found in good condition, weather unfortunately a little wet and drizzly so limited views. Easy find near road to Killantringan lighthouse. Cap still present with raised lettering and trig in good condition.

Slightly damaged 2017-01-14 09:00 - TP2002 (Carrickstone)

FB Number: S3563   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

Trig in reasonable condition, unusually placed on large concrete block. Front and back sight holes open, didn't check spider centre as didn't fancy the climb onto block as covered in ice. No graffiti considering location and likewise zero views although the water tower was nicely lit by the sun. Located in housing estate on a heritage path called "The Via Flavii' or "The Auld Clay Road" as named by the Romans and cattle drovers.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-12-29 16:02 - TP5575 (Raith)

FB Number: S6085   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy walk through stubble field to trig, located in neat hedge near aRoman signal station. Trig in good condition as per previous comments. Views lovely over towards the Ochils.

Slightly damaged 2016-11-22 13:00 - TP5992 (Sithean Mor)

FB Number: S9508   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Included in walk around Fairy lochs and to visit site of World War 2 air crash by Liberator Bomber returning troops to America in 1945 when it became lost and hit Slioch, killing all on board. Trig has slight damage at corner on top, no cap or plug. Lovely compact rocky summit with stunning views over Gairloch and surrounding mountains.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-11-21 12:45 - TP5618 (Red Point)

FB Number: S9414   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Trig in vgc. Open cap, no spider. Lovely view point over Rona to Skye. Easy walk, worth spending time on both beaches at sun rise or sunset to fully appreciate why this area is called Red Point.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-11-15 10:20 - TP2850 (Druimarbin)

FB Number: S9716   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Quick walk from view point car park, glad I'd my wellies on as very wet, boggy and slippy underfoot. Excellent views across Loch Linnhe and of Fort William; the Ben was unfortunately under cloud. Trig in very good condition, metal cap still in place with raised letters, W s/hole open. Coat of white paint still looking good.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-11-14 12:30 - TP1220 (Beinn Nan Dubh)

FB Number: S9711   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Vgc, metal cap with raised lettering. Followed route from new Skye trig book however glad of map and compass as weather miserable, low mist and rain so unfortunately cannot comment on views.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2016-11-12 12:40 - TP2934 (Dunvegan Head)

FB Number: S9357   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Paint almost completely gone, crack around trig with 3 sight holes open. Every trig I've so far visited on Skye have outstanding views and this trig is no exception. Lucky with the weather, rain blowing in and out but missed us - very atmospheric.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-11-11 15:30 - TP5819 (Sasunnaich)

FB Number: S9403   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig in good condition. Spider missing, 3 sight holes open one closed. Good views back to the Skye bridge and Raasay. Seen from road, parked in nearby layby then wandered through the bog and heather. Well worth the scramble for the views.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-10-14 12:20 - TP5094 (New Fowlis)

FB Number: S6086   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Located on linear walk from Buchanty Spout to Crieff.

Slightly damaged 2016-10-13 11:45 - TP4737 (Meall Nan Caoraich)

FB Number: S5467   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Located whilst joining Crieff & Strathearn Drovers Tryst linear walk from Dullator Bridge to Buchanty Spout traversing both Meall nan Caorach & Meall Reamhar. Trig slightly damaged at corner, original spider still intact.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2016-10-12 12:00 - TP2499 (Craig Obney)

FB Number: S5455   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Visited during linear walk from Dunkeld & Birnam rail station to Dullator Bridge. Route over Birnam Hill, the King's Seat, Obney Hill and Craig Gibbon obelisk. Trig has cracks top showing erosion.

Good condition 2016-09-02 16:00 - TP5143 (Normans Law)

FB Number: S4793   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Stunning wee hill at the very eastern end of the Ochils range. Superb views in 360 degrees with a helpful view indicator. Trig remains in good condition with no change since last report in 2015.

Good condition 2016-09-02 11:00 - TP4881 (Moncreiffe Hill)

FB Number: S5924   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Cannot believe I have never been up Moncrieff Hill before. Great views over the Strathearn Valley and the Ochils. Trig in good condition.

Good condition 2016-07-20 16:22 - TP4108 (Innerdouny Hill)

FB Number: S6179   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Thanks to posting by dugswell2 had an easy walk up forestry track from Littlerig passing Mid Burn and Scowling Craig before following fence line direct up through wood to Innerdouny Hill. Lots of tree felling in area which resulted in a more open walk than anticipated. Trig in vgc with plug still intact.

Good condition 2016-07-08 11:15 - TP0816 (Allermuir Hill)

FB Number: S3092   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig in vgc with good views over Edinburgh although little hazy so Ochils and Fife not as clear as hoped for. First visit to the Pentland Hills and sure it'll not be my last.

Good condition 2016-06-17 12:30 - TP1289 (Ben Nevis)

FB Number: S1595   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Unfortunately can only give 7/10 for view, joined the masses who visit this trig when the cloud cover is low and drizzly. Good clear day at base with great views until the last 400m. Snow still on the ground just short of the summit. Believe good visibility on only 10% of the year. Trig condition hard to describe as limited time to examine due to masses of people milling around area and poor visibility. Appeared in vgc which is unbelievable due to number of visitors and exposed position. Cap missing and spider polished by the touch of many hands. Walk easier than expected - 3.5 hrs up, 3hrs down, average they say but well pleased and great way to end week after walking West a Highland Way with our daughters.

Good condition 2016-05-14 12:30 - TP1718 (Bruach Na Frithe)

FB Number: S9744   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Where is the 10 plus button? The views from this trig are awesome. So much respect has to be given to the Ordnance Survey men who both located the site, then carried all the equipment require to built and survey from here. First Cullin, first Munro, blown away with the views that truthfully didn't spend as much time examining the trig as at others. Very fortunate to visit when visibility was so good.

Good condition 2016-05-13 15:00 - TP0664 (Culnaknock)

FB Number: S9441   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Very short walk into this trig which can see just after joining the minor road signposted to Brother Point after parking in layby just north of Glenview Hotel. Trig in good condition, shame about the plastic plug, however the views are outstanding over the west coast mainland of Scotland, Brothers Point, Raasay, Rona, the Storr etc. The real jewel in the crown of this trig is the walk onto Rubha nam Brathairean (Brothers' Point). The path climbs very steeply over Dun Hasan, the site of an Iron Age fort and gives superb sea views and the idea of isolation. Peace perfect peace and a mile of miles away from my day job!

Good condition 2016-05-13 11:15 - TP1308 (Ben Volovaig)

FB Number: 10098   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Most northerly trig on Skye. Parked near the remain of a church at Cnoc a Chilachain. Walked around Kilmaluag Bay to see the hidden sea stack then straight up the Aird to the trig on Ben Volovaig. Trig has hair line cracks on 3 sides but otherwise in good condition with cap still intact. Great views 360 degrees. Had only intented to visit this trig but as such a beautiful day marched onto Rubha Hunish with spectacular views to the Outer Hebrides and a Mountain Bothy.

Good condition 2016-05-12 08:45 - TP1304 (Ben Tianavaig)

FB Number: 10319   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Stunning May morning with Skye recording the highest temperature in Britain for the 2nd day in a row. As others parked at Camastianaviag with a lovely walk up Ben Tianavaig. Vanessa style trig in good condition although base slightly eroding. No cap but stunning views over Portree, Sithean Chumhaing, Dun Caan and the Cullins. Great early morning walk with the hill to myself.

Good condition 2016-05-12 00:20 - TP1210 (Beinn Na Greine)

FB Number: S9742   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Cylindrical Vanessa pillar within a stone built shelter cairn, plug intact and appear in vgc. Followed Trig Point Walks on the Isle of Skye by Ian Stewart & Alistair Christie route via left hand sided single transmisson tower. Not a short and easy tramp for me across boggy wet moorland. Glad we've recently had a nice dry spell!! Returned by double transmisson towers which involved less tramping in the peaty, boggy ground. Views outstanding in 360 degrees so all in all well worth the visit.

Good condition 2016-05-11 20:00 - TP5562 (Quirang)

FB Number: NIL   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Arrived in Skye late afternoon to visit my son (lucky him living and working here!) and as such a stunningly beautiful evening had to go walking. Took the circular walk over the shoulder of Maolach Mor, overlooking the Quiraing and onto the summit cairn of Meall na Suiramach (Hill of the Maiden). Trig point 250 metres inland on a flat summit but with stunning views east to the mainland, south to the Cuillins and onto the Outer islands. Trig built on stone with no cap, plug or facebracket. First stone built trig. Returned by the lower path to see the Quiraing close up.

Good condition 2016-05-06 12:45 - TP0672 (Ben Cleugh)

FB Number: S1605   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Nice warm May Friday and perfect for a picnic lunch on top of the Ochils. These are my local hills which I have viewed most days of my life and walked countless times. Today's route was up via Ben Ever returning to Tillicoultry by Andrew Gannel hill. Slightly hazy today making views a little less spectacular than can be.

Good condition 2016-04-17 18:00 - TP1446 (Blackford Hill)

FB Number: S3014   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Third trig logged in Edinburgh today and favourite by far, mostly due to the unique views over Edinburgh and the lack of tourists.

Slightly damaged 2016-04-17 15:03 - TP0893 (Arthurs Seat)

FB Number: S3012   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Well visited trig and showing the wear and tear from multiple visits. Good views to Fife, Berwick and surrounding areas however spoilt by the numbers at summit. Too busy for me.

Good condition 2016-04-17 13:45 - TP1881 (Calton Hill)

FB Number: S3006   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Pillar in good condition on a popular tourist site in Edinburgh. Good views over the Forth to Fife

Good condition 2016-04-08 11:30 - TP2990 (East Lomond)

FB Number: S3163   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Never visited East Lomond Hill before and hadn't initially planned this additional walk today but as time on my side walked on. Must admit I wished I'd read either the map or the notes on this site as was initially surprised to find it off the summit. Thanks to notes by Clochandighter 6/3/2004 for explaining location, every trig I visit the more I learn. Trig in vgc and as previously described. Views here and on true summit great as was the addition of exploring the lime kilns.

Good condition 2016-04-08 10:00 - TP0674 (West Lomond)

FB Number: S1615   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked this route a couple of times now and today like many others found the summit surrounded in mist. Views great in 360 degrees when visible. Trig in vgc especially considering how exposed the base is becoming

Good condition 2016-04-06 19:15 - TP3001 (Eastbow Hill)

FB Number: S6183   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Easy walk across the hill from Steele's Knowe following fence line. Rewarded by great views over Auchterarder and the Strathearn Valley.

Good condition 2016-04-06 18:45 - TP6170 (Steeles Knowe)

FB Number: S6166   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy route up road to Green Knowes Wind Farm windmill no 5 then short walk over the hill to trig. Great expanse of Ochils on view as with surrounding hills.

Good condition 2016-03-26 12:30 - TP2680 (Cult Hill)

FB Number: S3208   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Passed this trig many a time, so just stopped and ran up to this trig following dyke from the south. Field drying out nicely and no livestock so great time of year to visit. Cracking views to the Ochils and surrounding countryside.

Good condition 2016-03-06 11:10 - TP6518 (Tomtain)

FB Number: S3564   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Stunning March morning, trig in good condition and position with spectacular views - North snow capped Ben Lomond, South Tinto, East my local hills & West Meikle Bin. Great spot overlooking most of Central Scotland.

Good condition 2016-03-06 10:10 - TP2028 (Castle Hill)

FB Number: 11158   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Beautiful Mother's day walk. Stunning views in 360 degrees for minimum effort.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2016-02-20 15:30 - TP4241 (Kinnoull Hill)

FB Number: S5917   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Nice location overlooking Perth. Love the walks around Kinnoull Hill and bring back loads of childhood memories. Trig only slightly damaged with crack around base.

Good condition 2016-02-14 15:30 - TP5821 (Sauchie Crag)

FB Number: S3631   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Beautiful crisp February day to visit this trig. Followed Walk Highlands route. Great views in about 180. Shame trees are getting too big and blocking Ochils.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-01-31 17:30 - TP0999 (Balmuildy)

FB Number: S3641   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Local farmer drove us right to this trig. Unfortunately dark so viewed by torch light. Trig hiding in a hawthorn hedge. Will revisit to check out again and see views of neighbouring countryside.

Good condition 2016-01-16 11:00 - TP5149 (North Berwick Law)

FB Number: S3063   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Lovely spot for a trig with great views. Shame about the graffiti "live for the moment"

Good condition 2016-01-15 11:55 - TP3295 (Gallowridge)

FB Number: S3201   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Beautiful January morning. Trig in good condition but buried in bracken and brambles, wouldn't go looking for this one in the height of summer. Good views 360 degrees with the Ochils and Knockhill looking great covered in snow.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2016-01-10 12:17 - TP4986 (Murrays Hill)

FB Number: S6088   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Easy find parked at side of wood, followed track then through a field. Located on fence line. Views restricted by weather. Slight damage to top of pillar. Sited on concrete currently in water.

©Ham Mathieson

Unreachable but visible 2016-01-10 10:05 - TP2018 (Castlandhill Reservoir)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 5/10

Easy find, viewed from perimeter of fence so didn't access condition or flash bracket close up. Didn't try to enter although walked around perimeter. Good views over Firth and surrounding areas.

Slightly damaged 2016-01-03 14:45 - TP1477 (Blairskaith Muir)

FB Number: S3648   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Trig damaged due to loss of cap and spider. Nice views over Glasgow and back over part of the Campsies. 55 degree loss of view due to forest. Walked in from Lennoxtown and back down to Balmore.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2016-01-02 17:44 - TP4941 (Mount Hill)

FB Number: S4774   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Visibility still poor so unable to access views accurately. Slightly damaged top and side, with no plug. Would have loved to climb tower to look down on trig.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-01-02 13:30 - TP5053 (Myrecairnie Hill)

FB Number: S4788   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from north through stubble fields. Trig in wood surrounded by trees with no clear visibility at present. Pillar in good condition, covered in moss.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-01-02 12:15 - TP3907 (Hill Of Tarvit)

FB Number: S4789   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Low score due to dreich, misty January day with very low visibility. Nice walk up from Hill of Tarvit house.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2016-01-01 12:30 - TP3322 (Gartenkeir)

FB Number: 3600   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in from Forest Mill through fields. Good views over Gartmorn Dam, west and beyond, but hampered to the Ochils by scrub trees. Trig in good condition on cement.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-12-30 15:02 - TP1421 (Black Hill Wester Bracco)

FB Number: S3615   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Spotted from roadside, near masts. Quick walk across boggy fields. Spider looks like someone has tried to remove. First trig found with Ordnance Survey plaque.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-12-30 11:50 - TP3863 (Hill Of Beath)

FB Number: S3169   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Great views 360 although very windy today. Trig in good condition.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-12-29 14:45 - TP0876 (Ardmore)

FB Number: 11506   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy trig to find, at side of path. Looks like it has been painted in last year.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-12-28 11:00 - TP1315 (Benarty Hill)

FB Number: S3140   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Easy walk to summit, trig in good condition. Views great 360 and woukd be even better if clearer day. Will revisit.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-12-27 12:30 - TP2884 (Dumglow)

FB Number: S3678   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

After waiting a band of mist to blow over views great in all directions. Nice quiet walk up through trees with easy to find trig.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-11-22 14:20 - TP6491 (Tinto)

FB Number: S8052   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Bitterly cold at trig but views great in all directions. Dusting of snow with lots of visitors at cairn but first footsteps of the day at trig point!

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-11-21 14:15 - TP6777 (Waukmilton)

FB Number: S3236   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Pillar easy to find. Parked as per others under motorway and short walk through sheep to trig. Good views, especially toward Linlithgow and viaduct. Noise from motorway off putting.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2015-11-21 13:30 - TP6401 (The Mains)

FB Number: S4821   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Easily found but only thanks to excellent directions from previous visitors. Crossed ditch at gas pipe easy but definedly required wellies after recent rain fall. Advise to visit in winter/spring when vegetation is low.

©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2015-10-16 13:15 - TP1944 (Carn Chois)

FB Number: S6474   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Another trig visited whilst walking with the Drovers Tryst festival. Great views over Strathearn valley on a stunning autumn day.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Slightly damaged 2015-10-14 00:12 - TP2560 (Creag Gharbh)

FB Number: S6182   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Visited this trig on a beautiful autumn day with walkers from the Drovers Tryst festival. Great views over Killin, Loch Tay and the Lawers range.

©Ham Mathieson

Damaged 2015-10-05 15:30 - TP4229 (Kingseat Hill)

FB Number: S3167   Condition: Damaged   Score: 2/10

Easy roadside find next to telephone mast, with carpark and bench. Trig damaged with sizeable chunk knocked off one top corner and side. Cap missing and asphalt pug fitted. Good views south over Forth and to Knockhill. Trig blocked directly in front by overgrown shrubs.

Good condition 2015-10-05 12:15 - TP2820 (Dover Heights)

FB Number: S4412   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Easy lunch hour find (due to mapping). Parked at top of Drovers Drive (Even Nos 84 - 126) then followed path to top of overgrown grass/shrub area. Trig almost surrounded with shrubs which hampered views. Cap still present with sunken lettering. Flush bracket still showing white paint.

Good condition 2015-10-04 16:02 - TP6828 (Wester Balgedie)

FB Number: S3206   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy road side find, in good condition with good views over Loch Leven.

©Ham Mathieson
©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-10-03 14:30 - TP4400 (Lendrick Hill)

FB Number: S3672   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Nice climb up through the trees to trig in good condition with lovely views over Central Scotland

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-10-03 14:05 - TP4370 (Law Hill)

FB Number: S3238   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy walk from carpark. Good views for such a wee hill, especially to Knockhill and along the Central Valley

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-10-02 19:08 - TP4002 (Hoods Hill)

FB Number: S3203   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Inside high fence topped with razor wire. Looked in very good condition but unable to examine close up. Views of surrounding area blighted by wind mills and Scottish Power enclosure. Easy drive to near pillar which made the find a box tick - thus low marks.

Slightly damaged 2015-10-01 18:25 - TP4606 (Maggie Duncans Hill)

FB Number: S3205   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Easy access to this pillar which has fantastic views considering all the height climbed. Pillar has some concrete miss from a corner. All sightholes open though blocked. Cap missing with asphalt plug in place. Excellent views for such a small hill and easy walk in

Good condition 2015-09-29 19:10 - TP4275 (Knock Hill)

FB Number: S3207   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig point in good condition, stunning views except for masts. Accessed from Upper Steelend avoiding Knockhill race circuit. Return route via Saline.

©Ham Mathieson

Good condition 2015-09-28 13:00 - TP6836 (Westerkeith Hill)

FB Number: S4604   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

©Ham Mathieson

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