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Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.


Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:29 pm

Sub 2000' hills included on this walk: Wether Law

Date walked: 26/01/2013

Time taken: 3 hours

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There were 3 options on where to start this walk and all depended on parking, so i drove to my first option which was Halmyre Mains and got parked just off the A701. The other 2 were from Romanno House or Flemington, both longer but probably good walks. From Halmyre i walked past the farm and through the field, again like the previous days walk i passed as the Sheep were having breakfast. There were also logs in the field which i was later to find out was from the felling of the trees further on in the walk. The route i was taking shows the track going so far through the trees and ending and i was aware i may have had to negotiate my way through but luckily they had been felled with new ones planted near the burn. On my way up i visited the little 358m hill enroute as i liked the look of the wee ridge. I then returned to the track and followed to the trees and down to the burn. Once over the burn there was a Drystane Dyke Wall with a barbed wire fence on the other side to get over. Getting over it wasn't much problem on the way up but a little more difficult on the way down as it was a big step up but if you have long legs you should have little problems. It was from here on the hard work started as the snow was ankle deep all the way up as well as knee deep and waist deep in places. I eventually reached the summit and got some nice views over to the Pentlands as well as the Borders. I returned by the same route.
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358m Hill

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Arriving at breakfast time again

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358m

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My little detour

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On my way up

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Pentlands

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Towards Dolphinton

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Farmer on Quad getting sheep down

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Taking the track through the trees

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Trees have gone as i see Wether Law

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New tree plantation

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Black Mount

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Mendick Hill

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The route up if coming from Flemington

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Borders

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Summit trig point

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Pentlands

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South to Broad Law

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The trees are now logs

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The 358m on my way down

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Pentlands

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Mendick Hill
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby pollyh33 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:49 am

Super dooper photos JC :clap:

Not the same without Jimmy and Mo in their shorts though :lol:
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby ChrisW » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:32 am

Lovely stuff JC, stunning sunshine and a crispy white coating too (though waist deep is too much like hard work for my liking :lol: )
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby mountain thyme » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:36 pm

always jammy with the clear skies :)
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby Johnny Corbett » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:34 pm

Chris & Polly, thanks. Polly, Jimmy and Mo are summer walkers, i'm left to do all the hardcore stuff on my own :crazy: Thanks MT, I don't know what it is withblue skies and me :D
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby Stuart Angus » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:05 pm

Nice :thumbup:, just another sunny day on hills for you JC :lol:
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Re: Another one in the snaw, Wether Law.

Postby The Rodmiester » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:16 pm

So that's why we got Blue Skies today, because you were there, better come again then :lol:
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