Sunday, 6th November 2011




Walk: Ski Rossendale, Shoe Trail, Height End, Top of Slate and the Halo, Cribden End, Scar Foot Farm, Crawshawbooth, Goodshaw Chapel, Gib Hill Lane, Bank Top, Lumb, Higher Walls, Wheat Head and Meadow Head
Start Point: Rawtenstall (opposite market) Grid Reference: SD 812 231
Distance: 9.2 miles Ascent: 1,400 feet
Time: 5 hours    
Weather: Clear blue skies
Comments: A great day for walking with extensive views (Ingleborough from the Halo - 35 miles away). Ski Rossendale had re-opened the previous day under community ownership and was being well patronised.

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At the start in Rawtenstall


A steep climb out of Rawtestall


At the top of Ski Roddendale


Watched by a donkey on the . . .


Shoe Trail


Halo, Hallo. This must be the halo!!


View across Crawshawbooth


Old Baptist Chapel in Crawshawbooth


The route over the moors started along an old hedge line


We passed through Rossendale airport


Microlite worshipping




Eyed up by an Alpaca


It was still sunny at our tea break


A token cloud

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