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A tale of two hills

A tale of two hills


Postby Ian Bayne » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:24 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Innerdouny Hill, Steele's Knowe

Date walked: 07/07/2013

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 555m

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An early start due to the yellow thing in the sky . Both these hills done ASAP before the dog (and me) started to overheat. Started off at 0700hrs at the Littlerig parking area this was going to be pretty basic just follow the track . Looked at the reports on this hill and opted for the easy route seeing it was sunday no loggers about so ignore the warning signs followed the track to the end at the top of the hill ( the track then becomes a firebreak ) On the right there is a fence and a slight track follow this over the dry stane dyke then 50m to the cairn A quick photo shoot then down the same route job done Got back to the car at 0900hrs then headed for Steeles Knowe via the River Devon just below the dam so the dog jake could have a dook .
Got to the wee parking area at the start of the service road for the windmills . This again was going to be a route 1 Starting to get warm now drop the pack two bottles of water for me and the dog then took the track to the top of the hill to windmill 6 . Not a breeze so the monstrosities were still no cups of tea from this lot . Once you get to No6 you can pick up the faint atv track and this takes you to the cairn then back to the car time finnished 12 noon a good morning out sod the tennis a pina colada and the sun lounger to catch the rays . This is what hill walking is about.
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The start of the day
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lets go
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the thirteeth warrior theres a mist forming!!
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where you leave the track
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summit cairn
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Loch leven
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Banjo players or loggers accomadation
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any watering hole will do
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Last look at Innerdouney
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The start
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Vorlich and the Stuc
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summit pose
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Dunning Crieff and Chonzie in the distance
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the beasts are still
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a view down glen devon from green knowes car park
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Ian Bayne
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Re: A tale of two hills

Postby Frigate » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:22 pm

How did Jake manage with no snow
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Re: A tale of two hills

Postby Ian Bayne » Wed Jul 10, 2013 4:08 am

Frigate wrote:How did Jake manage with no snow

Plenty rocks to throw
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