Sunday, 30th June 2013

Walk: The Monk's Road, Malham Tarn, Pennine Way, Fountains Fell, Darnbrook Fell, Littondale
Start Point: Arncliffe Grid Reference: SD 930 719
Distance: 16.3 miles Ascent: 2,000 feet
Time: 6.5 hours    
Weather: An overcast day with light rain early on. Feeling cold for June.
Comments: The walk followed the Monk's Road to Malham Tarn where we joined the Pennine Way. Now following the Pennine Way we climb Fountains Fell before descending into the valley of Pen y Ghent Gill. Leaving the Pennine Way at this point, we follow a good track around Darnbrook Fell, before descending into Littondale. From Litton we followed the River Skirfare and a number of pleasant field paths back to the cars.

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A Yellow Meadow


Does anyone know what these are?


Don't push the button


Fountains Fell


Is it a sheep or a goat?


Malham Tarn


Pen-y-Ghent with Blishmire House in the foreground surrounded by buttercups


The Mon's Road


What kind of dance is this?

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