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Pentland Hills

Pentland Hills


Postby Derek T » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:25 pm

Route description: Scald Law and Carnethy Hill, Flotterstone

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Scald Law

Date walked: 26/02/2011

Time taken: 4.6 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 937m

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This was my first long walk in the Pentlands this year. We parked at Flotterstone and did a cirular route over Turnhouse Hill, Carnethy Hill, Scald Law, South Back Hill, East Kip and West Kip and then back along the road around Loganlea and Glencorse Reservoirs. This was by far the best weather I have had so far this year - we even had some sun !!! :shock:

Here is our route and some pics...


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Turnhouse Hill.jpg


Loganlea Reservoir from Turnhouse Hill.jpg


Carnethy Hill from Turnhouse Hill Summit.jpg


Carnethy Hill Summit.jpg


The path to Scald Law.jpg


Scald Law Summit.jpg


Black Hill and Loganlea Reservoir from Scald Law.jpg


Carnethy Hill from Scald Law.jpg


Looking west from Scald Law.jpg
Last edited by Derek T on Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:46 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Pentland Hills

Postby Derek T » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:45 am

Mack on South Black Hill Summit.jpg


East and West Kip from South Black Hill.jpg


Scald Law from South Black Hill.jpg


The steep ascent to West Kip.jpg


Looking west over West Kip summit.jpg


Turnhouse Hill, Carnethy Hill, Scald Law, South Black Hill and East Kip from West Kip summit.jpg


Loganlea Reservoir.jpg


Scald Law.jpg
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Re: Pentland Hills

Postby kinley » Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:51 am

Decent winter leg-stretcher - haven't done that for a while now. :D

Last time I tried the car park was completely chocablock :?
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Re: Pentland Hills

Postby FestinaLente » Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:21 am

Also walked in Pentlands on Saturday. At least I had the cold breeze helping me uphill. Walked from Red Moss car park over West Kip, East Kip, Scald Law, descend the zig zag then down by the howe and through Green Cleuch return to Red Moss. 2hr 55min. Also my 1st walk in Pentlands this year and enjoyed the exercise. Next week will be climbing a few of the Grahams and Donalds south of Peebles area.
Car park at Red Moss on my return was near full.
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Re: Pentland Hills

Postby alfredo143 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:32 pm

I like The Pentlands a good outdoor fix. Must try this round sometime. Good photos. :D
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