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West Lomond Circuit

West Lomond Circuit

Postby Aarthorn » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:31 am

Route description: West Lomond from Craigmead

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: West Lomond

Date walked: 26/08/2012

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 8 km

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Hi again, this was my second trip out and joined again by good friends Rob and Steve we had a great day. We followed the route as described and had a few laughs as we entered the bull's field. We also got warned from other walkers there about a wasps nest at the summit so sat a good distance away from the cairn to eat lunch.
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Looking across at East Lomond.
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A view of Loch Leven.
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Oi Wait for me.
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Myself and Steve taking a pitstop.
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Rob And Steve keen at the start.
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Re: West Lomond Circuit

Postby Sarah86 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:57 am

I really enjoyed West Lomond when we walked there last year and I think this is a good time of year as the path from the car park was surrounded by beautiful purple heather most of the way. I was convinced there was a nest last year as we heard quite a bit of buzzing so like you we stayed well clear.
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Re: West Lomond Circuit

Postby SusieThePensioner » Sun Sep 02, 2012 3:20 pm

A lovely walk and you get some really fantastic views from there :D Enjoyed your photos!
Been round the circuit a few times in all sorts of weather :lol:
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