Wednesday, 7th December 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Healey Nab, Nab memorial Wood.
Start Point: Flaming Grill (Yarrow Bridge Hotel) Grid Reference: SD 594 158
Distance: 5.8 miles Ascent: 720 feet
Time: 4 hours    
Weather: Good, bright, windy, very slight quick hail showers.
Comments: Pleasant varied walk , with the obligatory mud & water. Slight diversion to see Bob Schmuhlís memorial oak tree which is doing well and has a lovely view over the West Pennine Moors.

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The starting point

 

Smiling faces at a canal crossing

 

One of the many boggy bits

 

A view of Chorley as the group head for Healey Nab

 

Four of the well-wrapped fourteen walkers

 

A wet but firm footpath at Healey Nab

 

On Healey Nab

 

A view from Nab Hill

 

Judith attends to Bob's Memorial Tree

 

Bill and company stride out towards Anglezarke Reservoir

 

A leaf strewn woodland path

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