Sunday, 22nd April 2007


Walk: Dockray, Clough Head, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side, Birkett Fell, Dockray
Start Point: Dockray bridge Grid Ref: NY 393 215
Distance:  13 miles Ascent:  3,000 feet
Weather: A dull start with mist on the hills
Accompanied by:

Marie, John D, Phil, Ruth, Eric, Tess

Comments: Wet to start with and thick mist by the time we reached Clough Head. The weather did brighten up as we descended from Birkett Fell


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The weather is threatening to close in as we head along the Old Coach Road


Adjusting layers before we start the climb up to Clough Head - and the mist is creeping down the hillside


The mist seems to lift as we head towards White Pike


But by the time we stop it is raining and the mist is blowing around


Near the top and we can't see far


Nearly at the summit . . .


where we check the bearing for Great Dodd


The mist is even worse on Great Dodd - checking the bearing again


The mist is finally clearing as we descend from Birkett Fell . . .


but it is still in evidence over Ullswater . . .


whichever way you look


Almost back as Dockray draws nearer

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