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Postby Gordie12 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:50 am

Grahams included on this walk: Badandun Hill

Date walked: 14/07/2020

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 8.8 km

Ascent: 476m

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The plan was to start late and catch the low evening sunlight as the last couple of nights had been really beautiful.

The sun was shining brightly until I was ten minutes from the parking space then it hid behind a blanket of cloud and refused to come out and play.

Set off at 7pm after speaking to a dog walker at the start. Nobody else spotted during the walk. Last time I was here in November there was snow on the ground and i was half way through a nine month illness so just climbing the hill felt like an accomplishment. Whilst I now feel a lot healthier, this is my first hill since my last outing here 8 months ago.

I was able to walk to the top of the hill without stopping and this took me exactly 1 hour. I suppose it should be easy to walk this hill without stopping but I know i still have a long way to go with my fitness.

I spent about twenty minutes at the top having a sandwich and hoping the sun might break out of the cloud (it didn't). I could see over to the East to where I had come from and it looked like a really nice sunny night.

No sign of a break in the cloud so walked back down the hill and back to the car in 40 minutes so a nice way to spend two hours on a sunny night but no photos of a standard that I was looking for.

A glimpse of sunlight beyond Crock

A now bald Crock

Looking West
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