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Hart Fell via Saddle Yoke & the Black Hope Horseshoe
Introduction to Walk 2008

Photo from the walk - Hart Fell via Saddle Yoke & the Black Hope Horseshoe

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - Simon Tweedie

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 3300 feet / 1000 metres

Time - 6 hours 50 minutes

Grade - hard

A challenging walk in the wild country of the Southern Uplands of Scotland. Starting from Capplegill the horseshoe route includes a number of summits including Saddle Yoke and Hart Fell. Choose a dry spell for this walk as it can be wet underfoot.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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