Kirriereoch Hill

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Kirriereoch Hill
Elevation 786 m (2,579 ft)
Prominence c.148m
Translation Striped Corrie (Coire Riabhach) (Scottish Gaelic)
Location South Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Range Galloway Hills
OS grid NX420870
Topo map OS Landranger 77

Kirriereoch Hill is a hill in the Range of the Awful Hand in the Southern Uplands of southern Scotland. It lies on the border of the old counties of Ayrshire and Kirkcudbrightshire, or the modern regions of Dumfries and Galloway and South Ayrshire. Kirriereoch Hill was formerly classified as a Corbett and Marilyn but has now been deleted from these lists due to not achieving the 150m prominence criterion.


The traverse of the Range of the Awful Hand is a classic long hillwalk, taking in Kirriereoch Hill.

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Coordinates: 55°09′07″N 4°28′52″W / 55.15204°N 4.48108°W / 55.15204; -4.48108