Sunday, 20th May 2012
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The picnic area at Dent car park . . .
from where we started the walk . . .
and joined the Dales Way at the bridge . . .
leaving Dent behind
The wild garlic alongside the river is in full bloom
The ladies take a paddle as we correct our course . . .
to pick up the River Dee
The rest of the group carries on to Grain Head as Phil heads up to Whernside Tarns
Pausing to look back at the Attengill viaduct
Whernside from the tarns . . .
the largest of which is quite still today
Looking west to Calf top and Coombe Scar
Closer to Whernside and its busy today
Is it a giant mushroom? - No, just a worn peat hag
The tarn on Greenset Moss from the top of Whernside
The rest of the group pause en route for 'foot repairs' . . .
and check out their target
A steady stream of people make their way to the summit . . .
and after a short while the rest of the group arrives . . .
to enjoy lunch in the shelter of the wall
A group shot at Whernside trig point . . .
before heading down to the road in Kingsdale . . .
and on to Green Lane
It's hard going as the lane has been heavily scarred . . .
by vehicular activity
A quick drink as we take in the view
Ray walks past an unusual tree . . .
but Sheila tries the arch