Sunday, 25th October 2009

             

            

 

Walk: Scorton picnic site, Wyre Way, Fishing Ponds, Lane Head, Harrisend Fell, Fell End, Nicky Nook, Scorton
Start Point: Scorton picnic site Grid Reference: SD 504 504
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 1,100 feet
Time: 4.5 hours    
Weather: Wet! Light rain to start then heavy. Finally wind on Nicky Nook dried us off.
Comments: 18 in the group. We enjoyed ourselves and were able to find some shelter under trees for lunch. We had a dry but windy ascent of Nicky Nook.

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All good walking areas

 

An Autumnal lane

 

Sheltering under the trees for elevenses

 

A rain swept . . .

 

Harrisend Fell

 

To Fell End farm in the rain . . .

 

where we disappear amongst the grasses

 

We try to find some shelter under the trees . . .

 

for our lunchtime stop

 

Starting the ascent of Nicky Nook . . .

 

where John and Pat are neck and neck at the post . . .

 

and one photographer is photographed . . .

 

by 'David Bailey'!

 

Descending into Autumn at Nicky Nook . . .

 

and more Autumn colours

 

A living sign post

 

St Mary and St James RC Church, Scorton

 

Scorton Village . . .

 

where we re-group

 

and add to the Autumn colours

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