A walk in the Glen Luss hills today, notes, map and photos:
This was supposed to pan across, but my clockwork egg timer has weakened and stopped after a minute. This should have gone across several of the Arrochar Alps.
Yesterday’s walk: Kilpatrick Braes – Slacks Trig Point, notes, photos, map:
More photos and
The weather was supposed to be rainy, turned out quite breezy, lots of clouds but no rain on me.
Walked a couple of miles or so towards Firpark from Anniesland and back.
Plenty of flowers. Usual moorhens and ducks.
Walknotes Ardinning 2019-06-22
Lots of blue damselflies a couple of red ones. Plenty of dragonflies.
Small Heath butterflies.
A small pearl-bordered Fritillary.
A cuckoo calling.
The selfie stick useful for Fritillary.
Warm little breeze some clouds.
Up to Loch Humphrey. The usual route. Bright sunny, nice breeze.The hawthorn mostly out. St Marks flies lower down. Butterflies, peacocks, whites, orange tips and small coppers. A couple more to fast to recognise. A kestrel buzzed by swallows. Oak getting leaves at last.
Walk with Christine.
A cuckoo kept ahead of us on the way up to the dam. A one point going down into the grass and then onto a rock with a large wooly bear in its beak.
A dozen Red deer on the way up from the dam.
At around 11 am, rain expected turned out to be snow, a cold half an hour. Brightened up a little after that.
A good day.
Total distance: 12.46 miles
time moving: 5:33’31”
total time: 6:24’10”
moving speed: 2.24 mph
total speed: 1.95 mph
lowest point: 78 ft
highest point: 2299 ft
elevation gain: 4113 ft
elevation loss: 4137 ft
Today’s walk: Troisgeach, didn’t make Meall an Fhudair map & photos.