|Walk:||Losterdale Valley, Whins Brow, Ouster Rake, Brennand Valley, Whitendale Valley, Dunsop Head, Burn Fell, Beatrix|
|Start Point:||Lay-by west of Dunsop Bridge beside Langden Brook||Grid Reference:||SD 646 505|
|Distance:||12 miles||Ascent:||2,640 feet|
|Weather:||Sunny and mild|
|Comments:||Today we were joined by visitors from Standish, Ulnes Walton, Whalley and Clitheroe, making 12 walkers in total. A detour was taken to visit the trig point on Whins Brow before descending by Ouster Rake to the Brennand Valley. We then crossed to the Whitendale Valley before climbing to Dunsop Head and descending via Beatrix.|
A total of 12 walkers gathered in the lay-by . . .
before walking beside Losterdale Brook
Two of our visitors give a helping hand to a couple of campers
Whins Brow trig point
Elevenses on Ouster Rake
Colourful sheep . . .
at Brennand Farm
Whitendale Farm . . .
where we take a short break beside the beck
The slopes of Wisket Hill provide a good spot for lunch . . .
overlooking Stocks Reservoir
Burn Fell trig point
A good grassy path . . .
leads us towards Beatrix
Crossing the River Dunsop