Sunday, 16th April 2017

Walk: Todmorden to Brown Wardle Hill
Start Point: Salford Way in Todmorden Grid Reference: SD 934 239 
Distance: 13.5 miles Ascent: 2,500 feet
Time: 6.25 hours
Weather: Heavy rain

I tried this walk last year when we had to cut it short via an escape route due to extremely bad weather conditions. This time it was not heavy snow and hail we had to deal with but heavy rain for most of the day!

We did however complete the walk bagging Brown Wardle Hill and then Inchfield Moor trig point.

From the trig point we dropped down to Gorpley Reservoir where we passed through Gorpley Clough which is very scenic ancient woodland on our way back to Todmorden.

There were 6 on the walk.

Setting off on the Rochdale Canal in the rain

Group shot as we leave the canal

We climb out of Todmorden

Cattle at Brown Road Farm with Stoodley Pike Monument in the distance

Dropping down to Inchfield

We reach the Long Causeway

How Wardle was linked to the outside world!

Looking down the Causeway with Brown Wardle Hill in the distance.

The summit of Brown Wardle Hill

The Trig Point on Inchfield Moor

The same point only days before!

We pass through Gorpley Clough

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