Capital View walk and Swanston

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This waymarked walk climbs above the back of the ski-centre across the northern slopes of the Pentlands, offering excellent views over Edinburgh. It offers a less strenuous alternative to climbing right up onto the ridge.

Terrain

Clear paths, rough in places, fair amount of ascent

Public Transport

Bus to Hillend / Snowsports centre.

Start

Lower car park below the snowsports centre. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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