Arthur's Seat, Scotland

Prominence: 174 m, 571 ft

Elevation: 251 meters, 823 feet

True Isolation: 6.93 km, 4.31 mi
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)55° 56' 38'' N, 3° 9' 42'' W
55.944015, -3.161609 (Dec Deg)
489906 E 6199860 N, Zone 30 (UTM)
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/Second Level RegionEdinburgh City

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     Marilyns of Great Britain (Rank #1207)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 377
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 335)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1999-12-29 by Gary Honey
     2004-05 by Scott Cockrell
     2004-06-12 by Chris MacDonald
     2010-11-19 by Peter Stone
     2013-03-02 by Lee Newton
     2013-06-30 by Julie Dufault
     2013-07-08 by James E. Tetazoo, III (GPS Track)
     2013-08-31 by Alex Houpt
     2013-09-04 by Edmarc ⠀ (GPS Track)
     2014-09-23 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-12-30 by Chris MacDonald
     2015-01-03 by Chris MacDonald
     2015-05-10 by Craig Burkhart
     2015-05-23 by Craig Burkhart (GPS Track)
     2015-06-19 by Matt Varney (GPS Track)
     2016-08-05 by Rickard Colliander
     2016-11-06 by Mat B
     2017-06-17 by Sandy Lara
     2017-06-24 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2017-07-24 by David Darby
     2017-08-13 by David Bridges
     2018-04-05 by Northern Wayfarer
     2018-06-07 by Dan Hildebrand
     2018-06-24 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2018-09-12 by Robert Murray
     2018-12-30 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-04-05 by Nick Down
     2019-08-06 by Olaf Moon
     2019-10-10 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2019-10-14 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2020-08-03 by Daniel Hassell (GPS Track)
     2021-11-07 by Filippo Ceragioli (GPS Track)
     2022-03-02 by Richard Littauer
     2022-03-07 by Nicholas Daniel
     2022-06-15 by Albert Wolff
     2022-11-10 by Aaron Kissel (GPS Track)

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Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (1989-06). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 174 m/570 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 174 m/570 ft
  Key Col: 77 m/253 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.93 km/4.31 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 55.8867, -3.205
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Caerketton Hill  (SSW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain
Range4: Southern Scotland-Isle of Man
Range5: Firth of Forth-English Border
Drainage BasinsFirth of Forth
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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