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Meggetstone Circuit - D83-86

Meggetstone Circuit - D83-86


Postby St Pedro » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:28 pm

Donalds included on this walk: Erie Hill , Garelet Dod, Lochcraig Head , Molls Cleuch Dod

Date walked: 15/07/2019

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 958m

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Meggetstone overnight, breakfast in van after early morning TCH ascent, 1130 - 1800 . Drive down road we bit to bridge/track/road meet, and then walk down steep road to corner for track to Gamehope bothy, 1:25000 shows fence line to bealach so brutal steep/grassy fly infested pathless climb by fence to col. Welcome breeze by EH summit (13:15), closely followed by Donlad 75yr old from Lanark, 70% munro compleation. GD summit 14:10. cut corner in descent to 483m point and MCD summit 15:50 on grassy track thank goodness. LH summit @ 16:30 and final 30 min break by cairn overlooking loch by White Coomb. Great weather, but knackered on initial ascent.... arranged to tie up with Donald at end and drop him off at foot road.
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