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Spartleton

Spartleton


Postby rob munbett » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:56 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Spartleton

Date walked: 21/07/2019

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 9.66 km

Ascent: 343m

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Having enjoyed my walks on Dirrington Great Law and Meikle Says Law earlier in the day, I drove round to the Whiteadder Res. to complete my day's trio on Spartleton. I knew there was a route up from the south but I decided to drive a bit further on to park in good space near a track heading up Bothwell Hill and over point 414 to approach the hill from the east.
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The distant Spartleton
It was a pleasant stroll on a good (if a bit stony) vehicle track which led right to the summit trig.
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Spartleton summit
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The walk out
This route was quite a bit longer, though, and as the wind picked up and the rain started on the walk out I began to wonder if I had done the right thing but I was soon back at the car and after a final snack and plenty of fluid, it was time for the journey back to Glasgow after a successful day out in a previously unvisited part of the country.

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