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Penine Way Part 2

Penine Way Part 2


Postby Malkie » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:48 pm

Date walked: 04/11/2018

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day 2 When i got up in the morning it was dry and sunny but still very windy i had my breakfast and set of it was again hard work into the wind up and down over Windy Gyle 619mtrs then along and over Mozie Law then over Beefstand hill and over Lamb hill 511 mtrs to the mountain refuge hut where i stayed the night and i had it to myself. day 3 In the morning it was again very windy but dry i had my tea and breakfast bars then i set of for Chew Green then onto Ravens Knowe then over Houx Hill and then over Byrness Hill and to Byrness where i stayed the night in The Forest Hostel Day 4. I had a full breakfast so i was well fed .It was a nice walk to start with along the river then it went onto a forestry track all the way up to Brownrigg Head then it was up past Padon hill to Whitley Pike 356 mtrs and all the way to Bellingham where i again stayed in Desesne bunk house.Day5 From Bellingham i walked all the way through Wark forest where it was dry walking for a change all the way to Hadrians Wall i stayed in Winshields Farm Bunk house.Day 6 I had another full breakfast and then i set of for Greenhead It was a nice walk along the wall past the Sycamore Tree that they say was used in a Robin Hood film.Then along to Thirlwall Castle And Greenhead.Where i again stayed in a hostel.Day 7 After i had my breakfast i left for Alston over Blenkinsopp Common it was difficult to find at first because of forestry works but i fond the path eventually it was quite an easy walk to Slaggyford and on to Alston Where i stayed in the Alston Hotel and i had a lovely bed then a full breakfast.Day 8 Left Alston and headed along to Garrigill it was a lovely sunny day.When i got to Garrigill i had my lunch in behind a wall out of the wind after lunch i went of it was a long climb up and over Pikeman Hill the track was terrible as it had been laid for lorries i got to Gregs hut and i camped for the night
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