Walk 2623

Merrick from Glen Trool

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - David Neale

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2540 feet / 770 metres

Grade - moderate

The highest peak in the Southern Uplands of Scotland is the objective for this classic route.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

- OS Explorer - Sheet 318 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 77 BUY MAP

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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