Corserine facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCorserine
|Elevation||814 m (2,671 ft)|
|Prominence||488 m (1,601 ft)|
|Listing||Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim, C, D,DN,Y|
|English translation||Scots, Scottish Gaelic: Cross of the Promontory|
|Location||Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland|
|Parent range||Rhinns of Kells, Galloway Hills, Southern Uplands|
|OS grid||NX 49784 87065|
|Topo map||OS Landranger 77|
Corserine is a hill in the Rhinns of Kells, a sub-range of the Galloway Hills range, part of the Southern Uplands of Scotland. The highest point of the range and the second highest point in Galloway, the usual route of ascent is from the car park at Forrest Lodge to the east of the hill via Loch Harrow and North Gairy Top. Forest Lodge is a short drive from the village of St. John's Town of Dalry.
Because of the nature of the rock no good rock climbing has been recorded on Corserine or elsewhere on the Rhinns. However, in winter after a good freeze there are a number of good ice climbs of up to 150 m on the slopes of Milldown just south of Corserine.
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