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Blackwater dam - new fence

Blackwater dam - new fence

Postby Plavuizen » Mon May 20, 2019 9:17 pm


Not sure this is the right place to post this message (no doubt I’ll receive comments when not), but last week I noticed a new fence was made at the north end of Blackwater dam near Kinlochleven. The old fence, based on a lot of internet research, was easily and often crossed, the new fence is considerably more difficult to cross. See picture below. Not sure how the south end looks like as I changed my route from crossing the dam southbound to taking the path north-east to Loch Chiarain and Loch Treig.

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Re: Blackwater dam - new fence

Postby Caberfeidh » Tue May 21, 2019 8:04 am

That appears to be a picture of an Australian dam. :shock: Maybe they just don't like people walking all over their nice dam. It might wear down and let the water out.
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Re: Blackwater dam - new fence

Postby bydand_loon » Tue May 21, 2019 10:12 am

You dont need to cross the dam, theres a decent path just below it
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Re: Blackwater dam - new fence

Postby WalkWithWallace » Tue May 21, 2019 6:46 pm

Bit extreme, what's the harm in crossing the dam. Done it a few times before. :?
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