It is protected from the north wind by the Binn (632 ft.), and in consequence of its excellent situation, its links and sandy beach, it enjoys considerable repute as a summer resort.
The Campsie, Kilpatrick and Dumbarton hills, the high ground from Greenock to Ardrossan, and the Carleton Hills in East Lothian are examples of the plateaus, while Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh and the Binn of Burntisland illustrate the puys.
9,692 Hohsand Pass (Binn to Tosa Falls), snow.
9,082 Ritter Pass (Binn to Veglia Alp), snow.
8,170 Geisspfad Pass (Binn to Devero), foot path..