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Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon


Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:11 pm

Route description: Birnam Hill, Birnam

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Birnam Hill - King's Seat

Date walked: 23/01/2012

Time taken: 2 hours

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After doing Deuchary Hill in the morning it was too early to go home so decided to stop off in Birnam to climb to the Kings Seat. I left from Birnam, walking up past the firestation where waymarked signs lead you up Birnam Hill. It's a steep climb but you gain height quickly and forty minutes took me to the summit. I was going to head back down the way i came but as it was a nice day and didn't take long to get to the summit i opted to do the circular route. A very nice hill walk.
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The start from Birnam

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The path up

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A bench if you need a breather

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Deuchary Hill

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Dunkelds 3 Lochs

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The summit

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Summit view

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More views

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The choice of route back down

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Views on the way down

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The way down

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The steps down
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby Bod » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:18 pm

Ya Beaut! Johnny the Whiz..... :lol:
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby ChrisW » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:05 am

There looks to be a good coating of windmills away in the distance :? I envy you guys who can complete a walk then after the warmth and comfort of a few miles in the car they can stop and do it all again....I can't bring myself to do that :lol:

Some cracking views from that little beauty :D
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby morag1 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:43 am

Great reports you have submitted for these 3 hills :thumbup:

I might be in this area in the summer - if so i will be referring to these reports when I go walking, cheers johnny
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:04 pm

Bod wrote:Ya Beaut! Johnny the Whiz..... :lol:


Cheers Bod, just making the most of the weather 8)

ChrisW wrote:There looks to be a good coating of windmills away in the distance :? I envy you guys who can complete a walk then after the warmth and comfort of a few miles in the car they can stop and do it all again....I can't bring myself to do that :lol:

Some cracking views from that little beauty :D


Normally once i'm in the car thats me till i get home but it was such a good day i had to take advantage of it :D

morag1 wrote:Great reports you have submitted for these 3 hills :thumbup:

I might be in this area in the summer - if so i will be referring to these reports when I go walking, cheers johnny


Thanks Morag and i'd go for Deuchary first, it was the best of the two, no contest in my opinion :D
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby foggieclimber » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:37 pm

Nice to see some Sub2000ft Marilyn reports appearing on WH.
Good couple of hills - Deuchary and Birnam, especially Deuchary.
The path up Birnam looks like it has had some work done to it in the past year.
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Re: Birnam Hill, Birnam, in the afternoon

Postby LeithySuburbs » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:58 pm

This is a brill wee hill to breack up the A9 boredom :) . Nice and steep so all the right muscles get a proper workout even in a short time.
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