Windlestraw Law circuit, Innerleithen

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Windlestraw Law is the highest summit of the Moorfoots. Although a boggy plod when climbed by the baggers' trade route from the west, it provides the high point of an excellent circular when climbed from Innerleithen, following two ridges with some grand views.

Terrain

Woodland paths, steep in places, heather moorland tracks and paths with some boggy areas. Descent is unpleasantly steep and eroded.

Public Transport

Bus to Innerleithen.

Start

Car park on Leithen Road, Innerleithen. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions, timings and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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