Greenock Cut and Loch Thom


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By euant on 29/07/19 at 10:34pm

Date started:03/04/2019
Distance:11.6 km or 7.2 miles
Ascent:144m or 472ft
Start OSGB:NS247721
Time taken:2:04
Naismith:2:34

A circular walk from back in April when I was staying near Langbank.

Started out at the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre car park, then skirted the edge of the compensation reservoir and Loch Thom and followed gravelled track to Overton before picking up the cut footpath again to head back to the visitor centre car park.

Not great weather unfortunately (it was Scotland in April... what do you expect? ;)), so I didn't stop to take too many pictures on the way around.

PS: this is an exported track that I recorded with ViewRanger rather than OS Maps - the GPX looks like it conforms a little better so hopefully everything goes well!


By TallPaul on 29/07/19 at 10:41pm

PS: this is an exported track that I recorded with ViewRanger rather than OS Maps - the GPX looks like it conforms a little better so hopefully everything goes well!

Yup, I see you've got "Date started" and "Time taken" auto-populated so the GPX track included time data.

We're now looking at allowing those two fields to be manually entered for tracks like the one in your last report, and also for anyone who uploads a GPX route, but that may take a little while ...


By euant on 29/07/19 at 10:46pm

Success! I guess I'll be using ViewRanger some more in the future to record routes. The OS Maps app is nice for maps, but obviously falls down elsewhere.



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