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Name:Black Law
Hill number:1861
Height:698m / 2290ft
Parent (Ma):1845  Dun Rig
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Manor Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Hump, Simm, Donald, Graham Top, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,D,GT,DN,Y)
Grid ref:NT 22273 27922
Summit feature:tiny cairn
Drop:103m
Col:595m  NT232299  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 73
(1:25k) 337
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 180 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Renvoo31/05/2020
Christo197919/01/2020
From Greenside Law as part of round from Megget Resevoir.benalder28427/10/2019
Stob Law, Glenrath Heights, Blackhouse Heights, Black Law, Conscleuch Head, Deer Law, Greenside Law, Norman Law, Fifescar Knowe, Dollar Law, Taberon Law, Middle Hill, Drumelzier Law, Pykestone Hill, The Scrape. 10 hours 30.PGCE24/10/2019
Hardest Manor Donald by a mile in my estimation!iangpark13/09/2019
From parking area on N. side of bridge at 199307, the 2nd of 5 Donalds on E. side of the Manor valley, starting with Black Cleuch Hill & finishing on Greenside Law. From Black Cleuch Hill, along right side of fence which is deeply rutted. Eventually crossed over to left & much easier going; should have crossed over earlier. Continued to Conscleuch Head. (S)gerrybowes03/09/2019
David Greaves07/08/2019
Came from Black Cleuch Hill with Gus McN along fence to reach BL summit at gate. This was Final Donald on second round. Continued SW to lower top of BL and then down/up to Conscleuch Hill. Weather was fine for walking, clouding over as forecast but dry. First visit was solo on 07/07/2015.jacobus03/08/2019
Long haul out here and back from Peebles. Absolute stunner of a day for it though.Alex C03/08/2019
NickF21/06/2019
Tony S19/06/2019
A long walk through from Glenrath Castle farm to the Megget Dam. With B and R.jenx20/04/2019
richtea504031/03/2019
easers31/03/2019
Rutted side or smooth side. Company: Soloiandesbottes25/03/2019
From Conscleuch Head, over the 696 point, then NE to the summit. Easy walking.LizH14/02/2019
PeterAH14/02/2019
kathyh06/01/2019
Last day of a New Year week in Peebles. Parked where the RoW leading to the Megget Reservoir leaves the Manorhead road. Space for about 3 cars. Enjoyed a very easy stroll up to the pile of stones marking the high point of the RoW. An ATV track/path leads easily W to the summit of Greenside Law. Back to the RoW making a short detour for the S summit. The next bit was much easier than it looked. A path leads E to a shed & then continues faintly down Black Rig to cross the burn at about NT212259. Paths rise beside a stream coming to an ATV track passing underneath Conscleuch Head & straight to Deer Law. Switchbacked along the fenceline over Conscleuch Head to Black Law summit. Returned to SW top of Black Law & followed fence WSW to pt598m on Redsike Head. Faint sheep tracks slanted down easily W to rejoin the RoW back to the start. Cold & overcast but with decent views except for Dollar Law which was firmly stuck in cloud all day. A good round when the ground is frozen.NotReallyABagger04/01/2019
iainwalton19/11/2018
Up SUW from St Marys Loch over Deepslack Knowe then on to Black Law (Out and back to Black Cleuch Hill) then on to Conscleuch Head and Deer Law. Finished over Henderland Hill and down to St Marys Kirkyard then along track and road to car. Very heavy going in heather most of the day.SS27/10/2018
Stavanger Toestub05/10/2018
Manor Hill circuit from Manorhead.N.Morters29/09/2018
From the north via Langhaugh Hill, Black Cleuch Hill and then on to Conscleuch Head and Deer Law before heading down to the Manor valley track and heading back to car.Roblex11/08/2018
Colin Crawford31/07/2018
tomandivy19/07/2018
bryanp05/07/2018
Round of 4 Donalds anti-clockwise from small parking area before Manorhead.AndrewFinnimore17/05/2018
weaselmaster01/12/2017
Sick Kid01/12/2017
Second of the day. Slightly better weather but no shelter until on the southern slopes.Play2End18/11/2017
anne336608/08/2017
Ralph08/08/2017
Alone. Circuit of Manor Water valley.Grinner06/08/2017
Simon Winton26/06/2017
Horse Hope Hill - Blackhouse Heights - Black Law - Black Law SW top - Conscleuch Hill - Deer Law - Greenside Law. Started from just S of Langhaugh at approx 8.30pm, climbing steep slopes to reach col and tussocky climb to Horsehope Hill and pitch tent close to summit. In morning continued S along broad ridge to Deer Law and then W to Greenside Law. Descent to path back to glen and short road walk back to car on hot sunny day.RobertP18/06/2017
thenomad 2nd16/05/2017
DaveMcS09/10/2016
bertbarnett12322/09/2016
needanewdog27/08/2016
bogdodger20/07/2016
Solo round of the Manorhead hills, with Lily, from the parking spot close to Manorhead Farm. Sunny, chilly day with snow falling, in the last 30 minutes. 5 hours.alexmaclennan28/04/2016
C/W Round of horse hope hill, blackhouse heights, black law,conscleuch head, greenside law, notman law, fifescar knowe, dollar law from just south of langhaugh parked on verge.robertphillips19/03/2016
weaselmaster28/02/2016
Sick Kid28/02/2016
tenerifebilly26/10/2015
Crossed with Darren during Tweedsmuir OMM 2015 on Day 1, 6 hr Medium Score on a long leg to a 50 point c/point , but only walking (with a pole)due to my torn calf muscle which held up amazingly wellChris Pearson24/10/2015
Frogreen01/10/2015
From Langhaugh.ngthack14/09/2015
Dave Geere08/08/2015