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Scorton to Grizedale Head

Scorton to Grizedale Head

Postby Broggy1 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:29 pm

Date walked: 20/10/2017

Time taken: 3

Distance: 17.8 km

Ascent: 773m

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Storm Brian at weekend so was looking to dodge that with a local walk on Friday afternoon and bit of a flexi time.

Always pleasant around the Nicky Nook and Grizedale area but extremely wet underfoot on the Grizedale Head ridge with the mist down.

1 heading up NN.JPG
Nicky Nook is very popular despite being a low height and the path has recently had a lot of work done to it

2 Trig misty Bowland hills.JPG
Nicky Nook Trig looking to the proper Bowland hills beyond (and in cloud)

3 Descending to Grizedale Res.JPG
Descending to the Grizedale Dock reservoir

4 Harrisend Fell.JPG
Harrisend Fell ahead - wet walking now

Cairn on Harrison Fell

6 Hayshaw Fell.JPG
Cairn on Hayshaw Fell - pretty gloomy here

7 Grizedale Head.JPG
Grizedale Head - turned around here

8 Back at HF looking back at now clear hills.JPG
Back at Harrisend Fell and the afternoon is improving

9 Holme Wood.JPG
In Holme Wood

10 Nicky Nook again to sea.JPG
Back over NIcky Nook (looking out to the sea)

11 NN South side.JPG
Descending the Southern side of Nicky Nook

12 Grizedale.JPG
Looking at Grizedale
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