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Blog for September 5th, 2017

September 5th, 2017
Quick spin around The Pentlands
Great wild area on the edge of Edinburgh

An initial ride along the Water of Leith out of Edinburgh to Balerno and along quiet roads to Harlaw Reservoir
Along track to Threipmuir Reservoir
Hare Hill on right, Kip Hills in background
Looking over Threipmuir Reservoir to Black Hill
Up tarmac track to Bavelaw Castle
Heading away from Red Moss car park
Heather in full bloom
View of Black Hill from near Bavelaw Castle
Down stony path through Green Cleugh to reach Loganlea Reservoir
Looking down Loganlea Reservoir to Castlelaw Hill
Quick descent down tarmac tracks to Glencorse Reservoir and a rise up stony path through Maiden's Cleugh
Looking back after ascending Maiden's Cleugh
Halway to Harlaw Reservoir and turn off on rough track and back to Water of Leith
Carnethy Hill in background