2018 Trig Point / County Top Christmas Quiz Answers

Here’s the answers and results from the Christmas Quiz on the Facebook Finding All the UK Trig Points group.


  1. Dec 9th: Lowest Historic UK County Top that is a Munro.
    - Answer is Ben Vorlich. Trig = S6510
    - Daily Winner was Alan Smeaton

  2. Dec 10th: Highest Historic UK County Top that is not a Munro.
    - Answer is Snowdon. Trig = 10684
    - Daily Winner was Tony Jenkins

  3. Dec 11th: Highest Historic UK County Top that a Hewitt but not a Nuttall.
    - Answer is Slieve Donard Trig = OSNI 3087
    - Daily Winner was Tony Jenkins

  4. Dec 12th: Lowest Historic UK County Top that’s either a Hewitt or a Nuttall.
    - Answer is High Willhays Trig = Yes Tor, S1765
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    Daily Winner was John Arthur Edwards

  5. Dec 13th: Highest Historic UK County Top that's on an island (but not the UK mainland).
    - Answer is Goatfell. Trig = S1607
    - Daily Winner was John Arthur Edwards

  6. Dec 14th: Highest Historic UK County Top that’s a not a Marilyn.
    - Answer is Moel Sych. Trig = (Cadair Berwyn) S1545
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    Daily Winner was Jon Glew

  7. Dec 15th: Highest mountain that is a Marilyn and a Hewitt but neither a Nuttall nor a UK Historic County Top.
    - Answer is Carrauntoohil. Trig Pillar on Carrauntoohill has been removed. Nearest intact pillar is on Mullaghanattin
    - [
    no daily winner]

  8. Dec 16th: Highest Historic UK County Top which has a parent peak that is not another County Top. - Answer is Glas Maol. Trig = S1565
    - [
    no daily winner]

  9. Dec 17th: Highest mountain that is a Hewitt and a Nuttall but not a Marilyn or a UK County Top.
    - Answer = Garnedd Ugain (Crib y Ddysgl). Trig = S1618
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    Daily Winner was Gerald Davies

  10. Dec 18th: Highest mountain that is a Nuttall but not a Hewitt, Marilyn or a UK Historic County Top.
    - Answer is Castell y Gwynt. Nearest trig pillar is the remains of 11252 on Carbedd Dafydd
    - Daily Winner was Gerald Davies

  11. Dec 19th: Highest Historic UK County Top that’s not a Marilyn, Munro, Hewitt or a Nuttall.
    - Answer is Merrick - Kirriereoch Hill (boundary). Trig = Merrick itself, S1586
    - Daily Winner was Wayne Macdonald

  12. Dec 20th: Highest Munro that is neither a Marilyn nor a Historic UK County Top.
    - Answer is Sgor an Lochain. Nearest trig pillar is on Ben Macdhui, S1579
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    Daily Winner was John Arthur Edwards

  13. Dec 21st: Highest mountain that is a Hewitt but not a Marilyn, Nuttall nor a UK Historic County Top.
    - Answer is Beenkeragh. Nearest Trig Pillar on Carrauntoohill has been removed. Nearest intact pillar is on Mullaghanattin (FB# not known)
    - [
    no daily winner]

  14. Dec 22nd: Lowest Historic UK County Top that’s a Marilyn.
    - Answer is Normanby Top. Trig = 2995 (The Acre)
    - Daily Winner was Wayne Macdonald
    - Photo Bonus Point for Iain Snell

  15. Dec 23rd: Lowest Historic UK County Top that’s a Nuttall and a Hewitt but not a Marilyn.
    - Answer is Chwarel Y Fan. Nearest trig is Bal Mawr S7281
    - Daily Winner was Wayne Macdonald

  16. Dec 24th:
    - Highest mountain that is a Marilyn but not a Munro, Hewitt, Nuttall nor a UK Historic County Top.
    - Answer is Creag Toll a' Choin. Nearest trig pillar Sgurr a' Chaorachain S9446.
    -
    (no correct guesses)
    - Highest Munro that is not a Historic UK County Top.
    - Answer is Braeriach. Nearest trig pillar Ben Macdhui S1579.
    -
    Correct answer by Wayne Macdonald

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