GUIDE TO GLENMUIR WATER

NAME OF RIVER: Glenmuir water (locally known as "the cubes")

WHERE IS IT?: Lugar nr. Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. OS sheet 71.

PUT-INS/ TAKE-OUTS: In at bridge 613203, out at bridge 594214, or carry on down the Lugar, a good 2/3 run till it meets the Ayr.

APPROX LENGTH: 3 km.

TIME NEEDED: 1 hour.

ACCESS HASSLES: Very few descents so no problems yet, please try not to cause any.

WATER LEVEL INDICATORS: Spate conditions required.

GRADING: Grade 4+ and 5.

MAJOR HAZARDS/ FALLS: Trees, tractor tyres etc.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: A very tight, continuous gorge with many drops and blind corners. Take great care on exit of gorge if the water is particularly high.

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CONTRIBUTED BY: Max Twomey. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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