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5 south west sub 2 k,s
by robertphillips » Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:39 am
Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Benbeoch, Cairn Pat, Craigenreoch, Grey Hill, Knockdolian
Date walked: 18/10/2014
Time taken: 4.5 hours
Distance: 14 km
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Cairn pat 30 minutes
1st hill of the day parked off A77 at NX 046 552 crossed road and onto the track followed all the way to trig summit point with masts retuned same route.
Knockdonian 40 minutes
2nd hill today parked in muddy laybye on B7044 at NX 120 848 a sign pointed to a gate, went through it and into a field headed uphill till 2nd gate went through it and headed up the ridge to the trig summit, returned same route.our_route.gpx[/attachment]
Grey hill 50 minutes
3rd hill parked at bend on road at knocklaugh at NX 171 919 next to burn, went over a fence at right hand side of gorge till reached open hillside then up through wet ground to the trig summit returned same route.
Craigenreoch 1 hour 15 minutes
4th hill parked at the nick of the balloch at NX348 923 in a laybye on the high point of the road ,cloud was rolling in but still dry,headed up the steep terrain towards rowantree hill and followed the ridge line round to the trig summit point, returned same route.
Benbeoch 1 hour 15 minutes
5th hill parked at open cast mine entrance now shut down opposite clawfin, went over a fence onto a track through the mine buildings for about 1km then struck uphill to the summit cairn, returned same route.
by Johnny Corbett » Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:42 am
by Sgurr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:31 pm
by weaselmaster » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:04 pm
by Sgurr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:14 pm
weaselmaster wrote:Looks like Benbeoch is one i should do soonish before it disappears completely
They've stopped digging it away now. Any signs of restoration?
by Collaciotach » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:47 pm
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by Sgurr » Sun May 08, 2016 1:11 pm