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Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.


Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:35 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Black Mount, Goseland Hill

Date walked: 04/03/2013

Time taken: 1.3 hours

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Walked Black Mount from Walston, parking just as i arrive in the little Hamlet. Took the public right of way path through the grounds of the houses, where a sign warned of dogs running loose, didn't see any but plenty of horses here and muddy ground. Left the path after a few minutes to make my way up to Black Mount. A path follows the fenceline most of the way up. I returned down by Chalybeate Well and a five minute road walk back to the car. 50 mins for this walk. Drove to Biggar next to go up Goseland Hill. Parking was a problem on the road as planned to do the walk from Burnfoot farm but no paking available nor was there any at Bamflatt so kept driving then saw a spot at entrance to Cleuch Cottage so parked up. Walked through the field and up to the summit, returning the same way. One of the highlights was a low flying Hercules. 40 mins for this one with a wee break at the summit.

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Black Mount

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Route up

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Trig point summit

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View

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Way down

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Nearly at the road

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Joining the road


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The car park

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Through the field

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Hartree Hills

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A low flying Hercules

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Donalds

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Tinto

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Biggar

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Black Mount

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More Sub 2ks

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Summit

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Way down

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Towards Biggar
Last edited by Johnny Corbett on Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:47 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby Bod » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:40 pm

Lovely Johnny....I am going to get myself down into these border hills one day soon :wink: :D :D
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:44 pm

Thanks Bod, there's some nice walking down the Borders and for me they're close by and means i'm only out for a few hours. :D
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby LeithySuburbs » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:45 pm

Didn't think I'd ever see a report on Goseland Hill :lol: . Maybe I'll do one too :wink: .
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:48 pm

LeithySuburbs wrote:Didn't think I'd ever see a report on Goseland Hill :lol: . Maybe I'll do one too :wink: .
On its own it could be the shortest report ever :lol:
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby gmr82 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:25 pm

Nice to see you made it JC to Black Mount, and now I at least know what the views are like!

LeithySuburbs wrote:Didn't think I'd ever see a report on Goseland Hill :lol: . Maybe I'll do one too :wink: .


If JC didn't I would have :wink: Couldn't be bothered after 3 other Sub2000's that day though. Incidentally I was planning the even shorter route from the south, there is a decent amount of parking at NT072344.
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby Stuart Angus » Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:53 pm

.............eventually spotted the Herc :thumbup: .............seen easier 'spot the ball' right enough :D
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby hills » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:11 am

Cool, good to see, yet to do these, so thanks for the info.

Your Hercules was on route for some low flying loch practice as well today, here it is flying right over my head at St Mary's Loch, jeezo, how low can you go....

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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:56 pm

hills wrote:Cool, good to see, yet to do these, so thanks for the info.

Your Hercules was on route for some low flying loch practice as well today, here it is flying right over my head at St Mary's Loch, jeezo, how low can you go....

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Right time right place Hills! :)
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:58 pm

JC, your getting about a bit are you not!, I cannot keep up with you and I'm retired :lol:
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby mountain thyme » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:01 pm

Did you no take any pics of the horses this time..... when you going start bagging munros again .... trying to plan the compleation party :D
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Re: Black Mount & Goseland Hill, 2 short Subs.

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:14 pm

Stuart Angus wrote:.............eventually spotted the Herc :thumbup: .............seen easier 'spot the ball' right enough :D
Aye need to splash on a better camera :? Hills, missed an opportunity of a good photo of the Herc when it came back and did a turnaround but too slow with the camera. Thanks Rod, you're doing not too bad yourself. Mountain Thyme, what are Munros again :? :crazy:
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