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Tinto Hill

Tinto Hill

Postby walkaholic » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:07 pm

Route description: Tinto from the north

Grahams included on this walk: Tinto

Donalds included on this walk: Tinto

Date walked: 22/01/2012

Time taken: 2.39 hours

Distance: 7 km

Ascent: 511m

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This was my first ever Graham - enjoyable popular walk, with great views. It was exceptionally muddy in places and there was a real nip in the air today. (Note for next time, don't go on a very windy day!!) :crazy:
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Re: Tinto Hill

Postby mrssanta » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:27 pm

must go there one day, been saying that for years and years driving past on the way north and south
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Re: Tinto Hill

Postby snodland » Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:03 am

I was in Glasgow today but I pointed out Tinto Hill to my friend. I should have waved to you instead.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

It is such a disctinctive shape I really like seeing it from glasgow and the north (Lennoxtown Woods, Meikle Bin - once even clocked it walking east along Clevedon Road in Glasgow)
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Re: Tinto Hill

Postby craighall » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:58 pm

Congratulations ! You should do it in better weather when it's quite chastening to have kids & dogs scampering past you, as happened to me !

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Re: Tinto Hill

Postby kfrweaving » Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:46 pm

I loved reading this! For years i have wondered what this walk would be like. My grandparents lived in Symington, nearby and i always wondered what it would be like to be at the top of the hill. Haven't been to the area for years. I think as a child the name Tinto hill was interesting and funny. But the views are fantastic. Would love to go back to that area at somepoint. But great photos, brings back some memories for me looking at the landscape
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