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Roan Fell

Roan Fell

Postby GBrooks » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:23 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Roan Fell

Date walked: 28/04/2012

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 18.3 km

Ascent: 733m

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From a small quarry just before the Border regio sign on the back road from the A7 to Hermitage Castle, follow the road to the sign and turn off r up the hill side followig the fence and faint quad bike track. ascend Geordie hill and at the summit turn right allong the fence and descend to Guile Hass (for those not wanting to climb this hill folow the quad bike tack to this point around the side) Keep following the fence over Tamond Height Mid Hill till you arrive on Pike Hill. to visit the actual summit need to turn right and follow fence to summit. Return to fence corner and then follow fence down and up Scawd Bank to Hartsgarth Fell. turn right and cross a very wet boggy area (some quad bike track. This is probably going to be turned in to a hilltrack shortly as two large excavators and a massive pile of stone on Hartsgarth and a nice row of pegs laid ou nto summit of Roan Fell) to summit of Roan Fell. Return to Hartsgarth and follow excellent track down to Twislehope and out on to road. Follow road back to quarry.

sunny intervals hail showers windy very wet under foot.
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