Category Archives: Borders

Romans and Reivers: 8 – The tribute of a grateful tear

Whita Hill: 1.5 miles 33mins 87m ascent R&R Wilton Dean 2.9 miles  1h 28min  89m ascent On our previous R&R outing we reached the place we had thought was the end of the trail only to find R&R signposts pointing onwards. We had … Continue reading

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Romans and Reivers: 7 – towards the end

10.9 miles 5h 1m  ascent 361m The quarry near Camp Burn to the Dunlop bench in Hawick “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway This … Continue reading

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Romans and Reivers: 6 – Larches and Hail

7.8 miles 3h 10m ascent 320m Craik forest circular via the quarry near Camp Burn Lesser celandine, primrose, daisy, larches, Borthwick Water, wee dog, hail and wind. This is a short straightforward section. We had 13 miles of the R&R … Continue reading

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