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~Pendle Hill~

8th March 2014

Pendle Summit

Pendle Summit

Scroll down for photos and a description of the walk....

Barley Picnic

Barley Picnic Area

This Saturday afternoon ascent of Pendle started from Barley car park at 14:10hrs.

Ogden Reservoir

Lower Ogden Reservoir

A washed out sky is not ideal for the camera, but after the weekend washouts of early 2104, there's not much to complain about.

Woodland Clearance

A look through the cleared woodland, not available prior to the arrival of the chainsaws.

Muddy Lanes

Muddy Footpaths

Looking Back ...

... down the route of my climb. There is a reason for the late start, see foot of the page.

Busy Pendle Hill

Busy Pendle

Pendle Summit

Pendle Summit

The wall has been repaired, very neatly and my descent route is the down the steps, for the direct walk across the fields to Barley.




Walkers: Just Me.

Time taken: 1hr 40mins over a distance of about 4.5 miles.

Route: Barley, Lower Ogden Reservoir, flank route up to Pendle summit, down the steps and across the fields back to Barley.

Weather: Bright with a light wind.

Molly The Dog


is the new family addition and is taking up quite a bit of my time. The 9 week old Border Collie puppy is too young for walks and is staying at home until she has had all the vaccinations. How soon before she can go up Pendle Hill?

All photos copyright Richard Ratcliffe 2014 ©

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