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Shank of Driesh - geograph.org.uk - 229364.jpg
Shank of Driesh (the south ridge)
Summit: 3,107 feet NO271735
56°50’50"N, 3°11’48"W

Driesh is a mountain in Angus, which reaches a height of 3,107 feet at its summit, and so it qualifies as a Munro.

Together with neighbouring Mayar (3,044 feet), this is one of the most easterly of the Munros; the two are joined by a col named "The Shank".

The mountain is to be found a few miles north of the village of Kirriemuir in Angus. The closeness of Driesh to the city of Dundee makes it a popular mountain with locals; in many ways making it the Dundonian equivalent to Ben Lomond near Glasgow.


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Munros in SMC Area SMC Section 7 - Glenshee to Mount Keen

Broad CairnCairn BannochCairn of ClaiseCàrn a' Choire BhoidheachCàrn an t-Sagairt MorCàrn an TuircCreag LeacachDrieshGlas MaolLochnagarMayarMount KeenTolmountTom Buidhe