Trans OK’s Ride

It’s a ride I’ve always wondered about doing; through the Old Kilpatricks via Duncolm.  The recent dry spell of weather meant it would be the perfect time for having a bash at it.  And so, maps, satellite views and old GPX files were consulted and a plan was hatched.  What about the weather?  The forecast was for increasing cloud.  Ahh, keep the base layer, ditch the suncream then.  Big mistake….

I can see the pub from here….and by that I mean the Oak Tree Inn in Balmaha

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OK’s Ride Report

A few weeks back 6 of us headed out from Milngavie on a cold, grey morning for a bit of an adventure into the Old Kilpatricks.  Thankfully the dry spell meant the going was fairly easy on our trans-OK’s route.  After navigating Windy Hill & Hardgate we followed our noses and some faint trails as the trail undulated over ridges in the direction of Kilmannan & Burncrooks.

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