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Burnswark

Burnswark


Postby litljortindan » Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:37 pm

Date walked: 07/04/2013

Time taken: 1 hours

Distance: 1 km

Ascent: 80m

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First went here on a primary school trip probably aged ten or so. Having little concept of hillwalking at the time the trip made a huge impression on me with the view across to Criffel and the notion that the Romans had built the hill on which I stood. My recollection from then was of big shapes and forms lying at my feet -the world was three dimensional! And I had that first notion of feeling small in a big world but in a good way.
My route was a straight line of course. When in the Roman Empire...

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looking south west through the haze to Criffel and the Solway Firth

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Is that the faintest hint of the Lake District on the horizon? You bet it is!

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hazy picture mangled to death to get some details out of it



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