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Name:Ellers Cleuch Rig
Hill number:1913
Height:612m / 2008ft
Parent (Ma):1832  White Coomb
Parent (SMC):1860  Garelet Dod
RHB Section:28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Donald area:Moffat Hills
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA)
Catchment:Tweed
Class:Deleted Donald Top
(xDT)
Grid ref:NT 12658 16661
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:7m
Col:605m  NT128168  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 78
(1:25k) 330
Observations:flat summit area
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A memorable day during a New Year Borders week. A crisp, clear, cold (-5 at the start) & sunny day with Shaky & Smithy, we dropped one car at Talla Linnfoots & drove the other to the layby on A701 at the Devil's Beef Tub. Followed the usual route up to Whitehope Heights then over Whitehope Knowe & up to Hart Fell. Onwards over Hartfell Rig & then turning N to switchback over Cape Law, Din Law, Ellers Cleuch Rig, Garelet Dod, a sharp pull on to Erie Hill & then on to Lairds Cleuch Rig to finish at the trig on Garelet Hill just in time for a truly stunning sunset. The SMC guide calls the ascent of Garelet Hill from the loch to the E 'brutal but satisfying'. In descent, it's just brutal although there is a faint path on the left side to help. A magnificent walk in perfect winter weather & highly recommended!NotReallyABagger02/01/2019
13.1 mile walk from Talla Linnfoots, followed pass up east then lane, turned onto and climbed fairly steep slopes to top of Carlavin Hill, followed wall to Molls Cleuch Dod, descended and ascended Lochcraig Head up to summit then to edge to see the stunning view down on Loch Skeen, followed edge around to Mid Craig, climbed ridge then across to Great Hill, considerable descent to Games Hope Burn, then re-ascent of Cape Law after followed nice grassy ridge onto Din Law, Garelet Dod, shapely Erie Hill, Lairds Cleuch Rig and finally Garelet Hill with its very damaged trig, then descended very steeply back down to Car. Not a cloud in the sky all day, easy terrain mainly throughout, hot but with lovely breeze, saw about 10 people all day mostly from a far, this must be be a popular area of the Southern Uplands!DanTrig30/06/2018
Garelet ridge in snow. Parked at Talla Linnfoot, crossed the bridge, followed footsteps up the steep slope to Garelet Hill. Then Laird's Cleuch Rig, Erie Hill, Garelet Dod, Eller's Cleuch Rig, Din Law and Cape Law, returning by the fence, cutting into the valley of the Gamehope Burn from the col SW of Erie Hill, wading the burn, and following the track back to Talla Linnfoot. A superb, but very cold, day.Nick Down110/12/2017
Garelet Ridge. Parked at Talla Linnfoots. Horrifically steep ascent to Garelet Hill, then followed ridge to Cape Law - 7 summits including 3 Donalds and 3 Donald Tops. Dropped down to Gameshope Burn for return - followed west bank to Gameshope bothy, then had to wade the burn as none of the alleged FBs on the OS map exist - quite hair-raising after snow melt! Then followed good track back to start.Crib Goch25/03/2017
anticlockwise round from talla linnfoots lairds cleuch rig, erie hill, garelet dod, din law, cape law, carrifran gans, white comb, lochcraig head, molls cleuch dod,and some donald tops along the way. dry and sunny day.robertphillips27/06/2015
self, between Din Law and Garelet Doddavidsbatty19/01/2014
Dry, overcast with some sun, warm, good views.iangalbraith25/08/2013
Fruid, Garelet Dod, Ellers Cleuch Rig, Din Lawborderterrier11/05/2013
Almost there. 19th of 20 tops on a big 30k+ round of 20 tops with Darren. Energy and daylight both very low.Chris Pearson03/08/2011
Continued along ridge from Din Law.derekblackburn29/04/2011
On my way to Cape Law 12.45.arranc28/04/2011
FJB Uisdean2508/07/2007
Up Gameshope burn then anticlockwise circuit aroud Gameshope loch.agentmancuso28/12/2006
Donald round on the way home from Cape Law to Garalet Hill.Eddie28/05/1993
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