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Merrick from Glen Trool
Introduction to Walk 2623

Photo from the walk - Merrick from Glen Trool

County/Area - Dumfries and Galloway

Author - David Neale

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2540 feet / 770 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

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


 

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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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