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Conic Hill

Conic Hill

Postby Johnoneill1916 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 4:33 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Conic Hill

Date walked: 13/04/2014

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 6.2 km

Ascent: 341m

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Nice wee short one. Parked at the car park across from the Oak Tree inn at Balmaha. The path has had a lot of work done on it since doing the WHW in 2011 and is in good condition. Set off from the car park along the WHW towards the summit with friend Katie and our 2 wolfies. Weather was mainly dry with the odd dizzley shower that did restrict the visibility a bit over the Loch.


Looking towards the summit (Out of sight beyond the peak in the photo)

The hill was very busy today with in excess of 100 people, the vast majority heading towards Balmaha so was good for a wee bit of socialisation for my dog.


View of Loch Lomond


Us at the top

Nice wee day and the weather managed to hold till we got to the car park 8)
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