Largo Law - muddy

This post is not published on the Walkhighlands forum
Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Largo Law
Date walked: 09/01/2022
Distance: 3.5km
Ascent: 267m
Views: 4

Penvalla from Stobo

Sub 2000s: Penvalla

Date walked: 30/12/2021

Time taken: 4.25 hours

Distance: 11.5km

Ascent: 492m

our_route.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts

Parked on verge beside telephone box. Gate at John Buchan Way says no parking. Also says there is a walkers car park across the road the at Dawyck Estate but not clear where that is hence parked on the verge back down on the road.

Very quiet, on John Buchan Way. Passed a farmer and son both on quad bikes dealing with sheep in a pen. Son must have been about 8 but happy driving the quadbike. The sheepdogs just sat there keeping an eye on the sheep as I walked pass. Really well trained, did not hassle me at all.

Later on passed a dead deer that had got its leg caught in the fence.

First sighting of Penvalla from the JBW

Carried on up JBW an on to Penvalla.
Looking back towards Hunt Law and Whitelaw Hill with Stob Law peeking out over the back with the odd patch of snow

Penvalla from further up the JBW, once you get out of the trees

Patches of snow on what I think is Pykestone and Drumelzier

Great views under a glowering sky.
Looking towards Trahenna from the top of Penvalla

Looking towards the Pentlands from the top of Penvalla

Very windy at top so nowhere obvious for lunch. Decided to head N rather than go back way I came since less windy. Once down a lot lower stopped at a lone rock and had lunch. Carried on round the base of Penvalla until I met up with the track. Followed this round till eventually saw JBW again. There was a Range Rover going along the JBW very very slowly. At the gate beside the forestry, I caught up with it. I said "Alright?" to the driver, they said a friendly "hi there" back. Carried on down the JBW. Dead deer no longer there. Passed a couple with their kid and then went pass the farmer and his son again, both still working with the sheep. Sheep dog just wagged its tail as I walked pass. Exchanged a few words with the farmer He asked if I made it, I said I went up and back . I asked how his day was. I could not make out his reply due to my bad ears. Carried on back down the JBW back to the car.

Click to mark this as a great report. Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Comments: 6

Bishop again

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bishop Hill
Date walked: 05/12/2021
Distance: 10.5km
Ascent: 436m
Views: 71

Dundreich from Gladhouse

Attachment(s) Donalds: Dundreich
Date walked: 04/11/2021
Distance: 11km
Ascent: 381m
Views: 121

Lochcraig Head and Molls Cleuch Dod - a day to remember?

Attachment(s) Donalds: Lochcraig Head , Molls Cleuch Dod
Date walked: 23/08/2021
Distance: 12.6km
Ascent: 777m
Views: 295

Bin of Cullen

This post is not published on the Walkhighlands forum
Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bin of Cullen
Date walked: 05/08/2021
Distance: 5.5km
Ascent: 232m
Views: 59

Middle Hill from Manor Valley

Attachment(s) Donalds: Middle Hill
Date walked: 02/08/2021
Distance: 10.2km
Ascent: 529m
Views: 252

Talla Cleuch Head

Attachment(s) Donalds: Talla Cleuch Head
Date walked: 11/07/2021
Distance: 7.5km
Ascent: 440m
Views: 300

Cramalt Craig via Dun (not Donald) Law

Attachment(s) Donalds: Cramalt Craig
Date walked: 28/06/2021
Distance: 10.5km
Ascent: 657m
Views: 260

Return to Bishop post lockdwon

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bishop Hill
Date walked: 15/05/2021
Distance: 11.5km
Ascent: 537m
Views: 91


Activity: Walker
Place: Musselburgh

Munros: 61
Corbetts: 14
Grahams: 6
Donalds: 18
Sub 2000: 23
Islands: 18

Filter reports



Trips: 1
Distance: 3.5 km
Ascent: 267m
Sub2000s: 1


Trips: 14
Distance: 131.3 km
Ascent: 5583m
Donalds: 6
Sub2000s: 5


Trips: 17
Distance: 154.05 km
Ascent: 7808m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 4
Sub2000s: 7


Trips: 7
Distance: 36 km
Ascent: 2678m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 2
Sub2000s: 2


Trips: 7
Distance: 19.75 km
Ascent: 1137m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 1


Trips: 5
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 1


Trips: 2
Distance: 17 km
Ascent: 949m
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 1

Joined: Feb 14, 2018
Last visited: Jan 19, 2022
Total posts: 60 | Search posts