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Name:Ballencleuch Law
Hill number:1746
Height:689m / 2260ft
Section:27C: The Glenkens to Annandale
Area:Lowther Hills
County/UA:South Lanarkshire (UA)
Catchment:Clyde
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Donald
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,D,DN)
Grid ref:NS 93562 04968
Summit feature:two stones with tied fence posts
Drop:204m
Col:485m  NS982017  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 78
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 209 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
First of the day (sunny but cool breeze). Recommended by shepherd to stick up high rather than stay low along the glen.Play2End22/04/2017
Took Mark Trengove's route to Shield Dod over Ewe Gair. Then Wedder Law, Glenleith Fell, Scaw'd Law North and South tops, Ballencleuch Law, Rodger Law, Comb Law and back to the road through Marshwiggle Territory where the Kirkhope Burn meanders.Nick Down117/12/2016
With Well Hill from 925085.Owen B02/11/2016
Circuit from Daer Reservoir.Grinner30/10/2016
Hitteril Hill - Comb Law - Ballencleuch Law - Scaw'd Law - Wedder Law - Gana Hill - Earncraig Hill from N end of Daer Reservoir. Started W along Southern Upland Way for nearly 1km then S/SE along track and rough climb up felled forestry to climb Hitteril Hill. Descent W finding gap through forestry, easier underfoot for rest of route. Overnight camp just beyond Comb LawRobertP18/09/2016
MMC walk with John Berry, Eunice Coop and Jon Moss to and from Kirkhope parking. Sunny occasionally overcast dry calm day with great viz.8 1/2 hours Daer 6 round.alexmaclennan15/05/2016
Circuit of Well Hill and Ballencleuch Law from layby on A702, just W of county boundary line. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/two-planned-and-late-bonus.htmlGayle08/05/2016
6th hill of 10 on an alternative Southern upland Way route from Sanquhar to Moffat via Dalpedder hill, Cairn hill, Black hill and Durisdeer hill. I went on a straight line down and over the burn (before it splits in three) and up to the summit. In retrospect i should have profiled round to Little Scaw'd Law as i lost that hard won height. By the time i reached the top, my legs were burning and had to shake off cramp. I continued onto Rodger Law.Dazingdale02/05/2016
Carried on to Well Hillduchally10/02/2016
From Durisdeer Galltywenallt23/10/2015
As part of round of all Daer reservoir tops fromKirkhoe except Comb Law (done previously). Ran most of way, mainly good going. Ripped trousers on slack barbed wire fence at ruin of Daerhead.dickscroop12/09/2014
selfdavidsbatty24/05/2014
Followed fences and walls from Well Hill. Found lovely route down with little bog trotting needed - northern flank of Gana Hill then crossed Gana Burn to reach sheepfold and building with fallen roof to join Roman Road back to car. Operated ham radio for SOTA on summit.G4OBK (Phil)15/04/2014
round of 6 new donalds from kirkhope.robertphillips13/03/2014
MCMartin6611/07/2013
walked over from Scaw'd Law - no trig or cairn but a twisted fenc post marks summitt.biggaz77725/03/2012
W Jenx, from farm at Killhope, steep slopes following nr to 4x4 track, out to Ballencleugh, back over Rodger Law. Mast marked now gone/collapsed.nordicstar10/07/2011
Started at 925085 from where a track leads from the A702 SW to Durisdeer. Ascended via Well Hill and west face. Descended from north ridge on rough ground, better would have been to descend by ascent route.Topographer5702/07/2011
Cluster of wooden posts seem to be the summit.Aye Jimmy05/06/2011
Watchman's Brae, Rodger Law, Ballencleuch Law, Hirstane Rig, Comb Law.borderterrier29/05/2011
Ascended after dog leg off to Comb Law from Roger Law.derekblackburn20/11/2010
Climbed with J from nr. Crookburn at SW end of Daer Reservoir, W up track to Rodger Law then SW along ridge track to summit. Fine weather. Return by reversing route.trienbrae21/02/2009
petey03/08/2007
Mild, sunny spells, cool wind, good views.iangalbraith08/07/2007
Solo Uisdean2509/09/2006
KeithByTheC04/06/2005
One of several tops in a long boggy and mizzling walk from the Daer ReservoirRhayader_wander06/11/2004
from Rodger. One mile trudge on short tussock to top at 11.15.arranc26/10/2002
SUW from A702, Comb Law, Rodger Law, Ballencleuch Law, Scaw'd Law, Durisdeer Hill, back along Roman Road, with Fiona.agentmancuso19/10/2002
Solo tripInvicta1424/06/1998
Early morning Donalds round from Coomb Law to Shiel Dodd.Eddie22/03/1993
All Ballencleuch Law and Queensberry Donalds and Donald Tops on horseshoe from Daer Reservoir RHW27/03/1989
bogdodger05/09/2017
anne336622/06/2017
Ralph22/06/2017
Colin Crawford23/04/2017
weaselmaster04/03/2017
Sick Kid04/03/2017
bertbarnett12309/10/2016
Colin Crawford06/10/2016
Wycombe Wanderer31/07/2016
GavinTheobald 222/07/2016
BrianMatthews14/06/2016
weaselmaster25/03/2016
rogreeves15/01/2016
georgeh6001/01/2016
govanah04/12/2015
GmacT13/10/2015
elizyanne13/10/2015
NormanW22/04/2015