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Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
711 m (2332 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
80 of 222 Grahams
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Fiery Hill

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  72   Upper Clyde Valley, Biggar & Lanark

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Tinto is a familiar landmark rising above the Lanarkshire countryside.

Due to its stature and proximity to the central belt, it is a popular hill with a well-worn track right to the summit.

The summit boasts one of the largest cairns on any hill, and one which is thought to date back to prehistoric times.

The usual route of ascent is from the N beginning at the car park near Fallburn.

General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Tinto

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Southern Uplands
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lomond
by Metcheck
Tinto Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Tinto.

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 Routes that include Tinto

We currently have no routes listed for Tinto.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

Submitting a GPX tracklog for this Graham will allow us to speed up the route authoring process.


Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Tinto

 Baggers Gallery for Tinto

Tinto conquered by the Gav Man!

© Gavin White

Image by Gavin White

myself at summit Tinto Hill 07/02/12 on a very cold, crisp frosty morning

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

Me at summit of Tinto, 20/07/2010.

© Mike Cowal

Image by Mike Cowal

Bill heading to summit of Tinto, 20/07/2010.

© Mike Cowal

Image by Mike Cowal
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David McSporran on 09 Dec 2018
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Post a few words about Tinto or read what others have had to say.

Joseph Kelly
wrote on
April 27, 2012
nice wee hill straight forward with a wide path further up didnt bring my camera but wish I did. I remember climbing this hill and how much I hated it when I was at school ,how times have changed I loved it today great walk great veiws and I could just about see ma house.. ps good size car park with info board on historical baskground huge burial cairn at top
Gavin Poole
wrote on
October 15, 2009
Tinto is a great wee hill & is ideal for doing after work on a nice summer's evening. It takes about 2 hours to ascent & descent & has it's own car park at the foot. It also has the widest path I've ever been on whilst hill walking! It's massive & can be seen from miles when approaching in the car.

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