Monthly Archives: October 2010

A view from a hill

I was up at Blackhill about 7.30 this morning for a walk up to the trig point. Lots of mist made for some interesting views and good photos, and there was a good few birds around, with good views of … Continue reading

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Rights of Way- Why Bother?

I was asked recently why I’m bothering trying to protect rights of way when we now have the land reform act. While the land reform act is a wonderful thing it has limitations. This path is a right of way, … Continue reading

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Weather (or not)

The weather has been pretty poor recently, very wet overall. Some of the ground we will be covering does retain water very well and if the weather isn’t too cold could be a bit soft underfoot (that’s code for muddy!). … Continue reading

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Right of way walk- timings and travel

I’ve been working on the route and there are a few options available, including purely rights of way, rights of way and the new ‘Core Paths’, or probably my preferred option- Rights of way, core paths and the nice bits … Continue reading

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Airdrie Rights of Way Walk

 Join two local experienced hillwalking group leaders on a trek which takes in ‘Rights of Way’ paths between Salsburgh and Caldercruix. Norbert Grant of Strathclyde Hillwalking and Activity Group & Jim Cassidy of Glasgow HF Outdoor Club, will lead a … Continue reading

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