Wednesday, 8th December 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Heskin
Start Point: The Farmers Arms, Heskin Green Grid Reference: SD 531 153
Distance: 5.5 miles Ascent: 300 feet
Time:      
Weather: A sunny but cold day
Comments: Frozen fields and tracks with icy patches caused a few slips and prostrations on the ground. Fortunately without apparent injury! From higher ground near to Charnock Richard Services a snow clad Winter Hill could be seen to the East, hazy views of the Fylde to the West with Lakeland fells being just discernible. A three course Christmas Lunch for less 8.00 was enjoyed by many of the group at The Farmers Arms.

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Frost abound on the ground

 

Ice crystals

 

April's just around the corner

 

Arc-de-Trunk

 

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TV mast on Winter Hill

 

A distant church tower at Charnock Richard

 

Terry re-assembles his troops

 

Reported footpath faults - result, two new gate stiles

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