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White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail

White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail


Postby Decal Joe » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:29 pm

Route description: White Coomb by the Grey Mare's Tail

Corbetts included on this walk: White Coomb

Donalds included on this walk: Lochcraig Head , Molls Cleuch Dod, White Coomb

Date walked: 07/04/2013

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 865m

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Hi Folks,

Just new to the forum and not sure if this is acceptable as a format but here's the details and some photos of the walk my friend and I undertook today.

http://adventures.garmin.com/en-US/by/decal-joe/white-coomb-by-the-grey-mares-tail/#.UWHVCb8_aMk

It was a really enjoyable walk but slow progress at points due to being knee deep in snow!
Last edited by Decal Joe on Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail

Postby hills » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:17 pm

Great walk this, grey mare's tail is a peach, as is Loch Skene. Looks like you bagged another 2 donalds in this walk as well.
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Re: White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail

Postby Decal Joe » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:52 pm

hills wrote:Great walk this, grey mare's tail is a peach, as is Loch Skene. Looks like you bagged another 2 donalds in this walk as well.


Thanks for pointing this out, would that be Molls Cleuch Dod and Lochcraig Head?
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Re: White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail

Postby gmr82 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:14 pm

Molls has a not insignificant cairn, going by other reports. Hard to be exact from your garmin map but looks like you only went to Firthybrig Head, rather than the donald Molls. Would be a cracking walk regardless I bet - photos attest to that! Want to get here soon but planning a bit of a longer one, so just waiting for the snow to disappear a little more

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Re: White Coomb via Grey Mare's Tail

Postby Decal Joe » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:39 pm

gmr82 wrote:Molls has a not insignificant cairn, going by other reports. Hard to be exact from your garmin map but looks like you only went to Firthybrig Head, rather than the donald Molls. Would be a cracking walk regardless I bet - photos attest to that! Want to get here soon but planning a bit of a longer one, so just waiting for the snow to disappear a little more

Ps. welcome to the forum


Thanks very much, it's a great site :clap:
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