Skip to content

All Details & GPS Waypoint

Criffel 569m (1867ft)

Summit Feature: Trig point. Note: Douglas's Cairn 45m NE at NX 95763 61890 and ground 20m SW at NX 95718 61850 may be as high.
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Dodd, Donald-dewey, Deacon, Docharty, Hump, Hugh, LRT, Marilyn, SuperSummit, P30 Tump, Yeaman.
OS Grid Ref: NX957618 (10 figure Grid Ref: NX9572561869).
UK Area: 27 - The Glenkens to Annandale (OS Maps 1:50k 84. 1:25k 313.)
Latitude: 54.94056, Longitude: -3.62925, Height: 569 metres (1867 feet)
Prominence: 487 metres (1598 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0569.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 1777)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP1873 'Criffell' Grid Ref: NX9572561868 Separation: 1m from Hill grid ref.

Associated Child Hill(s):
   Boreland Hill (497m, p73);    Cowans Hill (101m, p35);    Cuil Hill (420m, p113);    Doon Hill (148m, p86);    Glen Craig (211m, p35);    Loch Hill (70m, p41);    Lotus Hill (321m, p108);    Maidenpap (314m, p142);    Redbank Hill (273m, p45);

External Links for Criffel:
-GeoHack link... -OS Map Bing link... -Google Map link... -Geograph link... -Criffel on -Criffell on

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

:All | :Nearby Hill | :Nearby Trigpoint | : mouseover

Criffel List & GPS Waypoints:

Climbed Criffel? Log in to tick it off...

Member's Comments on Criffel...

  • WayneMac01 says...
  • 10/10/20 2nd visit here. From New Abbey over Knockendoch first to the trig, then the cairn. Down new path to the forest above Loch Kindar. Followed forest track back to New Abbey
  • Register... and Log In...


Criffel's Nearby Routes...



Criffel has been climbed by...

Adrian agentmancuso alan caine alanayr alexmaclennan AndrewFinnimore andys Anton Areluctant-triggeR assynt_bob beckybags belfarm Bob G Carole Chalky1953 chazzyboy19 Chris Pearson chriswatson cjo clochandighter Colfeaton Colin Crawford Conrad Crumblie2 DanTrig Dave McG DaveHillxr David Gradwell Denise doc Dugswell2 Earby Rambler edgradwell Ericthewanderer ewen.kellar ezil Fasgadh Fergus4paws flipflopnick gallowaybob George White gerrybowes GillX GordonAdshead Graeme hillbasher HillmanImp hils hmarston HochMcGandy iaindbrown IainT ianflesher iangpark iwardle iwc jaks JamesT Jane S Jane T Jim.Fothergill jimp JK Johnny Bear jonglew Katrina89 KennyB Lindsay M Liz_N lonesome_cowboy_burt Lorraine3walking malky_c ManofKernow Margaret midgebait Minto Moacky Muckletooner N.Morters nealel04 Nick Down nordicstar NormanW oakesave oscarben painterman Peebs PeterD PGCE Pig PM Pritch227 rhw Rhys Thomas RichTea robertphillips russell61 Sandman snaithd Sprog Steve S stevedixon summitsup thekirkie pirate thelonious thenomad Tony J tundraboy vegibagger Wadey1973 Walker Dan WanderingSal WayneMac01 Zilly


Total = 1 All


Follow us...