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Alternative route down

Alternative route down


Postby dickens96 » Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:51 pm

Route description: Traprain Law, near Haddington

Date walked: 23/08/2011

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 1.75 km

Ascent: 120m

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The alternative route down - more rock climbing than walking!


I followed the route up as described earlier. The book of walks I was using recommended going down via the quarry route so I gave it a try. I would not recommend this route - it drops very steeply and you need to use the fence to steady yourself which as its the barrier for the top of the quarry is a bit hair-raising! I did it on a dry day and think it would be very dangerous on a wet one. I noticed signs at the bottom warning people but none at the top. Route is shown in the photo - the line of the fence is the path!
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