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Dob's Linn

Dumfries and Galloway, SCOTLAND

Climbs 2 – Rocktype Ice – Altitude 310m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
1 mile north-east of the Grey Mare's Tail, the waterfall froms at the head of the Dob's Linn corrie.

This is a world famous geological site (SSSI) where Charles Lapworth, a Galashiels schoolteacher, provided geologists with the key to unlocking the mysteries of the Southern Uplands. He studied the fossil remains of tiny sea creatures called graptolites found in black shales which can still be found today.

Access notes
Car parking is available at the Grey Mare's Tail, follow the Moffat water upstream for a mile or so. There may be very limited parking closer at the side of the A708 by some sheepfolds (NT197155)

Weather forecast

 Today  Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon 

10.5mm rain
Cloudy
10 °C
23 kph

0.4mm rain
Sun
12 °C
18 kph

2.4mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
13 °C
10 kph

9.0mm rain
Cloudy
12 °C
19 kph
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Guidebooks
Lowland Outcrops (2005)

Climbs at this crag

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1Dob's Linn Left HandII 1
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2Dob's LinnIII *3
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