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Durn Hill

Durn Hill


Postby litljortindan » Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:58 pm

Date walked: 23/01/2021

Time taken: 1 hours

Distance: 1.6 km

Ascent: 130m

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Hungry robin at a Banff layby.

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On the way there a distant Sutherland hill looks like an iceberg.

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The track up -it was a lot easier underfoot than in summer with the loose stones of the newish track bound together by the frost.

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View east to Banff/Macduff, Crovie, More Head and Pennan Head.

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Sandend Bay and snowy Sutherland across the Moray Firth.

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Sandend.

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Findlater Dovecot.

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Bin of Cullen to the west.

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Tap o' Noth and Knock Hill to the south.

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Tap o' Noth.

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Mither Tap.

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Sandend.

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Alvah Hill.

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Scaraben is quite eye catching in its winter robe.

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Morven.

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Morven and Scaraben.

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I wanted to try to get a photo with both the snowy Sutherland hills and Sandend in it and this is it. The sheep obviously just wanted to be in the photo.

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