Walking Schedule

COVID:

If you would like to join a walk please email hillwalkers.hartfellhrc@gmail.com or message the Hartfell Hill Running Club Facebook public group.  We will need names and contact details for Track & Trace requirements.

On the day of the walk, please bring your own food and drinks and any equipment needed and avoid sharing wherever possible.  Please also abide by the 2 metre rule for social distancing at all times.  

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Planned Walks

The timings, terrain and difficulty gradings of the walks are a general guide only and can be affected by conditions on the day.  Routes or dates/times may change at short notice due to weather conditions or issues affecting access, etc. 

AUGUST

Wednesday 4th          Lotus Hill

  • Distance:     3.7 miles
  • Approximate Time:     2 - 2.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     1185 ft
  • Difficulty:     Moderate
  • Terrain:     Tracks and boggy areas
  • OS Map:     Explorer 313 Dumfries & Dalbeattie

Meet 6.30 pm in the parking area down the turning on the right just after Loch Arthur on the Beeswing to New Abbey Road.  OS Grid Reference:  908 683,  What3Words:  increases.adopters.agents

Saturday 7th                      Lowther Hills Circular

  • Distance:     7 miles
  • Approximate Time:     3.5 - 4.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     1652 ft
  • Difficulty:     Moderate
  • Terrain:     Trails and open hill with some tarmac, steep climb up to Green Lowther
  • OS Map:     Explorer 329 Lowther Hills, Sanquhar and Leadhills

Meet 10.00 am at start of walk where Southern Upland Way crosses the B797.   OS Grid Reference:  875 128,   What3Words:  cracker.subtitle.pasting

OS Route Map               ViewRanger Route Map


Wednesday 11th             Tynron Doon             (CHANGE FROM BLAZE HILL)

  • Approximate Time:     2 - 2.5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     750 ft
  • Difficulty:     Moderate
  • Terrain:     Tracks with some steepish off-track climbing

Meet 6.45 pm at Tynron Village Hall, Main Street, Tynron DG3 4JZ. 


TUESDAY 17th            Glenkiln

  • Distance:     4 miles
  • Approximate Time:     1.5 - 2 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     318 ft
  • Terrain:     Road and tracks
  • OS Map:     Explorer 313 Dumfries & Dalbeattie
  • Meet 6.30 pm in the parking area at the top of the reservoir.  OS Grid Reference:  839 784,  What3Words:  elephant.wedding.incursion

Wednesday 25th         Dalswinton

Details to come


SEPTEMBER

Saturday 4th               Molls Cleuch Dodd & Gameshope Burn

  • Distance:     5 miles
  • Approximate Time:     3 - 4 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     1554 ft
  • Difficulty:     Strenuous
  • Terrain:     Trails and open hill with some tarmac.  Tussocky grass and wet, boggy areas
  • OS Map:     Explorer 330 Moffat & St Mary's Loch
  • Meet 10.00 am at gate to Gameshope Burn by parking area.  OS Grid Reference:  133 201,   What3Words:  micro.vowing.crawler

OS Route Map               ViewRanger Route Map


OCTOBER

Saturday 2nd          Carrifran & White Coomb

  • Distance:     5.5 miles
  • Approximate Time:     4 - 5 hours
  • Elevation Gain:     2183 ft
  • Difficulty:     Strenuous
  • Terrain:     Boggy in places with burn crossings, tracks and mostly open hill.  Steep sections both up and downhill.
  • OS Map:     Explorer 330 Moffat & St Mary's Loch

Meet 10:00 am in car park at Carrifran Wildwood.  OS Grid Reference:  161 116,   What3Words:  hillside.workroom.outlined

OS Route Map               ViewRanger Route Map


WINTER & EARLY SPRING WEATHER AND CONDITIONS MAY MEAN LAST MINUTE CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS
WINTER & EARLY SPRING WEATHER AND CONDITIONS MAY MEAN LAST MINUTE CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS

NOVEMBER

Saturday 6th          Queensberry

Details to come

DECEMBER