Route

Route


Walk leader* Route* Weather* Walkers* Apologies and Excuses* Comments* Evening Meal* Picture Gallery


Walk leader

Michelle


Route

It should have been Holwick to High Force and back via the moors. It was: Holwick to High Force and straight back (the High Force Retreat).


Weather

Started damp and got wetter.


Walkers

Michelle, Mike, Ashley, Ron and Sandy.


Apologies and Excuses

Bernie - schoolwork

Carol - decorating

Evelyn - Christmas shopping with mum

George B - at Scottish Fiddle Orchestra in Scotland with mum

Girls - at parties


Comments

The walk leaders had no waterproof trousers - their excuse was that it wasn't supposed to rain. Lots of water in the river - very impressive waterfalls. Beautiful rainbows en route. Evidence that the Germans invaded - lots of 'Achtung' signs. Saw lots of drumlins (glacial deposits) and some stone carved sheep.

Crossed the bridge without being 'precipitaed on to the rocks' (like nine harvesters had been in the 18th Century). Lots of wet people. Youngsters in jeans and bomber jackets. After lunch at High Force the walk was redirected to the pub, the Strathmore Arms. It never stopped raining after that. Ashley especially ordered a coffee to get a chocolate because he didn't realise that he would get one with the tea. Good beer.

Wildlife: Lots and lots of mallards. Slow pheasants, one rabbit, buzzard, coal tit.


Evening meal

Ravensworth Arms, Lamesley. Joined by Evelyn and Carol.


Picture Gallery

Check exposure

Check exposure

Walkers

Walkers



Where
Where's this go?

Still dry

Still dry

Stone sheep

Stone sheep

Ride

Ride 'em cowboy!

Looking sheepish

Looking sheepish

Low Force

Low Force

Bridge

Bridge at Low Force

Higher up

Higher up Low Force

High Force

High Force

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