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I can see clearly now (below 600m): Cairnsmore of Fleet

8.1 miles 4h 24m  ascent 688m Tourist Route It is a few years since I climbed Cairnsmore from the SW, and I am pretty sure there was a car park back then. I recall a couple of old codgers, probably not … Continue reading

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Squelch, squelch: onomatopoeia by the Pot of Ae

9.0 miles  5h 29m   552m ascent  max elevation (Queensberry) 697m Route: Kinnelhead-Blairmark-Harestanes Heights-Mount Glass-Pot of Ae-Lochanhead A gentle stroll up Queensberry from the NE, taking in Harestane Heights (picture above). The forecast said that any rain would clear up … Continue reading

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SUW12: Across the watershed

11 miles   5h 58min  881m ascent; max elevation 637m Croft Head This section took us from D&G into the Borders and over the watershed from rivers flowing to the Irish Sea to those heading for the North Sea. We … Continue reading

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