Green Lowther and Lowther Hill, Wanlockhead
The Lowther Hills have steep flanks but gentle rolling summits. The two highest, Green Lowther and Lowther Hill, both have radio masts or other impedimentia on their summits - including a (private) tarmac road. This walk climbs both as well as the lower but unspoilt East Mount Lowther; the views are superb.
Good hill paths with sections also on private tarred road.
Bus to Wanlockhead from Lanark. .
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 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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