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Walk 3: Strenuous walk along the south easterly ridge of Moffat Dale.

Registration from 08:45 until 09:30 at Moffat Water Hall grid ref NT 140 086

Parking- Selcoth fish farm grid ref NT 138 078
(transport to and from Moffat Water Hall will be provided)

Distance – 14.5Km Ascent – 590m

After being taken by bus to Birkhill at the head of the valley, the route has a steep ascent up Herman Law before continuing along the boundary fence to Trowgrain Middle then on to Mid Rig and Andrewhinney Hill the highest point on the route at 677m.

The next section of the route is particularly scenic with spectacular views across the valley to Loch Skeen and the famous Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall. The route continues to the summit of Bodesbeck Law then descends down the other side following the boundary fence until it meets a landrover track at grid ref NT 173 095.

From here the route follows the track back down to the road and after crossing at Capplegill farm continues through fields back to the hall.