Hill: King's Seat
Date: Sunday 23rd January 2011
Company: Just myself
Time: 1Hr 25Mins
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the route undertaken
I ascended King's Seat today on the way home from a weekend walking in Glen Etive. Nice short easy walk.
I parked on the verge at Over Buttergask cottages where there is room for one or
Start of walk:
I then followed a good track leading towards the hill.
Track towards hill:
On reaching the end of the track, I went through a rusty gate and followed the track skirting round Round Law.
Ascent skirting Round Law:
I then left the main track and followed a narrow faint track leading to the col between Round Law and King's Seat.
King's Seat from side of Round Law:
At the col, I had to climb over a small fence. I then ascended one of the grassy lines in between the areas of heather.
Looking back to Round Law from King's Seat:
It didn't take long to reach the summit. Good clear views from the summit but wouldn't say the views were spectacular.
Summit of King's Seat:
View from summit of King's Seat:
Lomond hills (zoomed):
Dundee from summit:
Geese above King's Seat:
I descended to the col via another grassy line before again skirting round Round Law and walking out along the good track to the car.
Round Law and twisty tree: