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East & West Lomond from Falkland

East & West Lomond from Falkland

Postby U059361 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:35 pm

Route description: East Lomond circuit, Falkland

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: East Lomond, West Lomond

Date walked: 07/06/2019

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 15 km

Ascent: 650m

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The path is clear and the walking conditions good, steps for steep climb up and out of the forest then worn path to top of East Lomond. Clear view of path all the way to West Lomond. Once down to the car park, it seems a long slog to get to West Lomond across the well metalled track. Sheep with lambs everywhere. Great views up top. Maspie Glen is a must do part of the walk. The waterfall is small but beautifully formed, so don't miss it. I did and had to walk back up to view it.
Waterfall in Maspie Glen
The track back to the road
East Lomond from West Lomond
West Lomond from East Lomond
Falkland from East Lomond
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Re: East & West Lomond from Falkland

Postby Sgurr » Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:40 pm

Agree about Maspie Den. This is one of our closest hills and yet it was years before we discovered it. The waterfall is good in winter too. It was equally long before we discovered you can climb the West Lomond from Gateside via the Bunnetstane..

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