Ochils: Wether Hill and Gleneagles (silver/gold grade)

This is a past event

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Please note this walk is likely to be changed to either Thursday or Friday.

A walk in the lesser visited Northern Ochils taking in a couple of summits (Common Hill 412m and Wether hill 503m) and returning on farm tracks through Gleneagles. Two options available for the return route.

Distance: 8 miles of 6.8 miles if we take the shorter option
Ascent: 450m
Terrain: grassy/tussocky hill paths, quad bike tracks, probably some off path on rolling grassy/heather hillside, farm tracks
Estimated time: 4 - 5.5 hours depending upon which return route we take
Grade: Silver/gold - higher end of silver
OS map: 58 or Harveys Ochils map

What to bring: everything for a summer hill walk including your own personal safety kit. See kit list at https://fifeoutandabout.weebly.com/kit-list.html

Proposed route: please see https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/route/3273909/Gleneagles-Circuit for the longer route. Shorter route descends north east from Wether Hill to West Mains farm.

Meeting place: foot of Glendevon Reservoirs / Backhill Farm / Frandy Fishery access road on the A823. Grid ref NN[masked]. There is space for parking here.

£1 guest fee for non-members

Please ensure you have read our participation agreement at https://fifeoutandabout.weebly.com/participation-agreement.html before joining the walk