Monday, 6th May 2013

Walk: High Rigg, St. John in the Vale Church, Low Bridge End Farm
Start Point: Legburthwaite CP, St. John in the Vale Grid Reference: NY 319 196
Distance: 5.1 miles Ascent: 600 feet
Time: 4 hours    
Weather: Fine, but overcast at first, although the clouds over Blencathra lifted towards the end of the walk.
Comments: Garry led 11 walkers on a south to north traverse of High Rigg. Great views. Excellent tea and scones at the Low Bridge End Farm. A perfect way to head off home after a great weekend.

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Snow above Thirlspot


Castle Rock


Great How and Thirlmere


View south from High Rigg


View north along High Rigg


Our leader was sporting his Nottingham Forest shorts


On High Rigg . . .


where we have a coffee break


A sunny break between Skiddaw and Blencathra


Garry's Group . . .


and all change for another photo


Garry near St John in the Vale


View from High Rigg over St John in the Vale church to Skiddaw


Hands up for fruit scones and tea


Waiting for tea and scones


Christine and Ann


Judith and Sheila


John and Penny


The clouds had lifted over Blencathra

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