White Coomb by the Grey Mare's Tail

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White Coomb is the highest of the Moffat hills; this route to it climbs past the spectacular Grey Mare's Tail waterfall before making a circuit of the hills around Loch Skeen.


Excellent path at first. Boggy and intermittent from Loch Skeen up to ridge, then broad ridges.

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Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions and may not be suitable in winter. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.


Grey Mare's Tail car park. Map and directions.

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