|Walk:||Slaidburn , Sadler Hill , Newton , River Hodder|
|Start Point:||Slaidburn car park||Grid Reference:||SD 713 523|
|Distance:||8 miles||Ascent:||1,00 feet|
|Weather:||Dry, cool with sunny spells. Good visibility|
|Comments:||Despite the wintry conditions elsewhere, 12 hardy ramblers made the road trip to the village of Slaidburn. We were rewarded with wonderful weather despite light snow on the fells and the forecast threat of further snow later in the day. The walk was pleasing with views of the surrounding fells and the snow cover peaks of Ingleborough and Pen- y- Ghent on the horizon.|
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Not warmed up yet
Marjorie keeps the leader on the right track, Sadler hill in the distance
Heading south towards Broadhead Farm and the Fells
Always the gentleman, Bill assists Marjorie across Skelshaw Brook
Gentleman Bill holds the gate for Dorothy
Striding out up the track to Fell Side
I'm a grubby, shaggy Scottish wee cow
Noble beasts watch and wonder, Mother and . . .
A warning to strangers or a strange warning????
Coffee stop . . .
above Fell Side
Robb counts team at Chatburn Nab, --- that's 10 plus me and him over there
Should be Old Ned's pile of stones, --- Grid Ref is OK!
Lunch alongside River Hodder, near Newton
Are ewe having a nice day ladies????
Lunch over the group continue along the Hodder towards Newton Bridge
Bridge at Newton, as Bill crosses it
Frozen un-named lake, SD706506
Dunnow Hall nestling in the hillside
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