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Coomb ba ya my Lord

Coomb ba ya my Lord


Postby Bbbadger » Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:49 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: White Coomb

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

Date walked: 28/09/2013

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 780m

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After checking out the weather the borders looked the best bet for a wee walk.
Inspired by a WH report we opted for a wee circular of two Donald's and a Corbett around the Grey Mare's Tail.
Should have payed more attention to the weather report and included sun cream, sunglasses and a hat for shade as it was a scorcher! Lesson also learned on the water front....double the amount for a sunny day!
Anyway height is gained quickly from the car park and the views have you frequently reaching for the camera. Good path right up to the loch but a bog fest up to the base of Lochcraig Head. A steep ascent gets you on to the high ground and the rest of the circuit is a pleasant stroll taking in the scenery.
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Loch from decent route
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White Coomb Summit
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Molls Cleuch Dod
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Lochcraig Summit
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Grey Mare's Tail
Last edited by Bbbadger on Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:29 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Coomb ba ya my Lord

Postby Johnny Corbett » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:43 pm

Did White Coomb a few years ago before i knew what Donalds were, need to return to the Donalds one day. Like the title. :D
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Re: Coomb ba ya my Lord

Postby Bbbadger » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:54 pm

Thanks Johnny , just returned to walking after a lengthy break and getting out anywhere when time and circumstances allow. Adding the Donald's made it a decent sized walk for the travelling.
Times have changed for the better with sites like this one where all the info for the hills and surrounding area is to hand instead of the old map on the wall with tops ticked off, which I'm sure I still have in a cupboard somewhere!
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