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That's me Dun Coillich & Drummond Hill with a sore wet bum

That's me Dun Coillich & Drummond Hill with a sore wet bum


Postby Johnny Corbett » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:50 pm

Route description: Drummond Hill and Black Rock, Kenmore

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Drummond Hill, Dun Coillich

Date walked: 21/02/2012

Time taken: 4 hours

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From the car park a path leads to a gate in the fence where you then head down to the burn. Cross the burn then head up to Dun Coillich. Don't do what i did and slip and fall in. Luckily today was mild and apart from a sore and wet bum and 1 wet leg i was able to continue. I made my way up just choosing the obvious route and was at the summit in around 40mins. I returned roughly by the same route. Once back i drove the short distance to Tay Forest Park to walk Drummond Hill and followed the blue route up, stopping off at the Black Rock viewpoint where you get a nice view of Kenmore. I had lunch here then continued up the track where i took a right initially to pick up a path on the north side of the hill. Once round though i decided to head back round and stick to the track. I was unsure where to leave the track as there appeared to be no break in the forest. I then decided to leave it and head up through the trees where i came to a wall which i followed to the summit with a few ups and downs on the way. I was later to find out on the way down if i'd stayed on the track for another five minutes there was an easier way up. The trig point summit is about 20m north of the wall. 1 hour for Dun Coillich and 3 hours for Drummond Hill.
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The start

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The burn and the rock to the left which i was to slip on
:(
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Dun Coillich

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Way up

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Schiehallion, one day you'll get up there Mountain Thyme.
:lol:
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Tay Forest Park (north)

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Me at the summit

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On way down

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The burn which i safely crossed this time
:D
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The track for Drummond Hill

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Kenmore from the viewpoint

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Loch Tay from the viewpoint

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The view from the north side

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And again

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Where i left the track

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The trigpoint, an old trigpoint i think.

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Where i should have left the track
Last edited by Johnny Corbett on Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:08 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: That's me Dun Coillich & Drummond Hill with a sore wet b

Postby Gavin99 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:17 pm

That day was dreich enough without falling in a burn ! - looks like a nice wander :)
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Re: That's me Dun Coillich & Drummond Hill with a sore wet b

Postby Mountainlove » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:39 pm

Lol I have done that one as well...although I ended up standing bum deep in a burn :lol: :lol: :lol:
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