Hiking trail Newton Stewart Wigtownshire

Altitude Profile (282 ft to 2,746 ft)

Altitude range

2,464 ft

Total climb

3,251 ft

Total descent

2,425 ft

GPSies-Index 10.15 ClimbByBike-Index 57.14 Fiets-Index 3.05

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11.48 miles
28 time(s)
12 time(s)


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Description of track
one-way trip

11.48 miles

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Starting from Glentrool visitor centre climbing up the forest roads to Bennan. From here its a push up to the summit of Benyellary. Then along the ridge and up to the Merrick. Drop off the North side of the Merrick and then another push up to Kirriereoch. Head West down the track from the summit to pick up the forest road, 90% of the descent is cycleable. Back out to the single track road and south back to Glentrool. 8.76 miles back to start.

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hilly  mountainous  solid  soft  harsh  rocky  offroad 

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Starting Coordinates

N 55°04.468' W 4°33.049'
N 55°4'28.135" W 4°33'02.97"
N +55.0744820 E -4.55082500

Ending Coordinates

N 55°09.644' W 4°31.898'
N 55°9'38.674" W 4°31'53.896"
N +55.1607430 E -4.53163800

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