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Tinto (northern approach)

County/Area - South Lanarkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NS965365
Lat 55.611054 // Long -3.644641
Postcode ML12 6PD (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk to the summit of Tinto (711 metres) in South Lanarkshire is a popular half day excursion to an excellent viewpoint. This route takes the northern approach and follows clear paths with a steady ascent of the hill. Tinto is an isolated, conical hill on the west bank of the River Clyde.

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