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Sidlaw Hills, a local evening wander

Sidlaw Hills, a local evening wander


Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:42 pm

Route description: Sidlaws: Craigowl and Auchterhouse hill

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Craigowl Hill

Date walked: 01/06/2018

Distance: 5.1 km

Ascent: 247m

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A family and friend evening walk was organised on the first good weather day and Auchterhouse Hill was chosen as some were fairly new to the hillwalking experience.

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Starting off from the car park at Balkello and heading off North West
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Turn left at this junction
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further on the path before climbing a stile
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Following the stone dyke West
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Climbing up the Western slopes
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Nearing the summit
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Group at top of Auchterhouse Hill
Last edited by The Rodmiester on Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Sidlaw Hills, a local evening wander

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:49 pm

Awwww ... in the days when I stayed in Dundee the Auchterhouse - Craigowl circuit was a regular dog walk ... been up there in all weathers. Great to see it again, many thanks :D :D
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Re: Sidlaw Hills, a local evening wander

Postby Graeme D » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:55 pm

That circuit has a special place in my heart. After all it saved my sanity one day back in 2011. A return visit is long overdue. 8)
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Re: Sidlaw Hills, a local evening wander

Postby The Rodmiester » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:33 pm

Graeme D wrote:That circuit has a special place in my heart. After all it saved my sanity one day back in 2011. A return visit is long overdue. 8)


Hi Graeme, it's a fine wee stroll over the three hills, never gone over to Kinpurny Hill as yet, maybe soon though :D
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