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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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Southern Upland Way: the Middle Marches

The central section of the SUW, from the River Nith at Sanquhar to the River Tweed at Yair Bridge is 70.4 of the SUW’s 212 miles, though our journey clocked up 76.5 miles with 4403m ascent. This took us from … 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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