Weekday Walks

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The next Weekday Walk is on Wednesday 28 February with an ascent of Dungavel Hill.

The January 'Weekday' Walk will actually be on a Saturday, and incorporate the Club's traditional NEW YEAR WALK.

It's on SATURDAY 6th JANUARY and will be a trip to the Pentland Hills .. making ascents of East Cairn Hill (561m) and West Cairn Hill (562m).

We'll meet at the Little Vantage Car Park on the A70 just south of Balerno at 10am.

Satnavs:   EH27 8DJ
Maps:       GR NT 101628
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w3w Little Vantage   (Click for a bigger view)

We'll walk along the ‘Cross Borders Drove Road’ (also referred to as the ‘Thieves Road’) until we come to the track up on to East Cairn Hill. We'll descend to the Cauldstane Slap and then climb West Cairn Hill.

We'll then return to the Cauldstane Slap and follow the path back to the car park.

Cairn hills map   (Click the OS section for a bigger view and to download for printing)

The route distance is about 14km (9 miles) with total ascent of about 490m, and the likely time is about 4 hours.

If you're going on this walk, please let me know by Friday 5 January ...

Bob MacDonald, New Year Walk Organiser

m:  07776 152701

e: robert.macdonald1@ntlworld.com

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