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Millfore

Millfore


Postby Tinto63 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:09 pm

Date walked: 21/03/2012

Time taken: 4.1 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 510m

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Another free day and a trip down to the Minnigaff Hills in Galloway.

I drove up the forest road and parked at the west end of the Black Loch (NX494727).


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The Black Loch


From there the forest road winds uphill in a northerly direction. The lumberjacks /lumberjills had been busy and left plenty of wood.

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walking through here smelled lovely


At a break in the forest ((NX490471) left the road and headed NW up broken pathless ground.

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the slopes of Millfore


Despite the rough ground and a few false summits the top appeared fairly quickly.

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Trig point and cairn


Continued SW to the lower top which also has a substantial cairn and great views over the surrounding hills.

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Lamachan Hill and Curleywee


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Cairnsmore of Fleet


Descended in a SE direction to the east of Drimorn Hill to rejoin a spur of the forest road and back to the Black Loch.

A good walk to a Graham/Donald on a calm day with good visibility.
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Re: Millfore

Postby tamw51 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:35 pm

Looks nice and peacuful down those parts, always want to venture south more but my car seems to drive itself north! :lol:
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