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Walking route from Mid Glen to Criffel via Knockendoch

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Map of walking routes from Mid Glen and Ardwall to Criffel View of Criffel and Knockendoch as you enter New Abbey from Dumfries on the A701 Track going up past the houses at Mid Glen View of Criffel and Knockendoch from the single track road to Mid Glen View back down to Mid Glen as we climb Knockendoch View of the cornmill millpond in New Abbey View of the crannog on Loch Kindar from the road to Ardwall from the A701 View over New Abbey towards Dumfries and the Moffat hills from Knockendoch The Douglas's cairn on the top of Criffel in snow conditions View from near the trig point on the top of Criffel looking west towards Hestan Island and the East Stewartry National Scenic Area View from the forest track back up the alternative route to Mid Glen Arriving at the Douglas's cairn on top of Criffel View of the route ahead onto the top of Knockendoch View of where to park at Mid Glen Crossing the bridge over the Glen Burn with Knockendoch beyond View over Loch Kindar and Nithsdale from Criffel View of the saddle between Knockendoch and Criffel View of the cairn on the top of Knockendoch with Criffel beyond in snow conditions View over the River Nith towards Glencaple from the ascent of Knockendoch View of Nith Estuary and Solway Firth from Knockendoch View towards Glencaple and the River Nith from the cairn on Knockendoch View of the cairn on the top of Knockendoch with Criffel beyond View looking back towards Knockendoch from near the top of Criffel View of alternative route from Knockendoch to Mid Glen Climbing Criffel from the saddle between it and Knockendoch Leaving the top of Criffel making for Knockendoch View up the firebreak on the route up the west of Criffel Break in the trees where the Pultarson Burn comes down off Criffel Where the alternative track meets the forest road