Monday, 23rd January 2012
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Sun breaks through the cloud, from Nick of Pendle
Churn Clough Reservoir
The sun puts the spotlight on . . .
Footbridge over Sabden Book . . .
and again looking towards Black Hill
Dean Farm is the oldest farm in Sabden Valley dating from 1574. Over the mullioned windows the weather worn inscription reads, "This house was built by Hugh Moore, son of Christopher Moore (eldest brother's son) and Lettuce, Hugh's wife, in the name of Our Lord God 1574".
Newchurch in Pendle is now in view
Witch (which) way?
St Mary's Church - ideal morning stop
Pendle Hill from just past Newchurch
Panorama of Lower Ogden Reservoir
Black Moss Reservoirs from the climb onto Pendle Hill . . .
and another view of Lower Ogden Reservoir - my route was just to the left of the small forest
Looking across to the Nelson area from Pendle Hill summit
The Scout Cairn marks the start of a very boggy section
It starts to snow as I cross Howcroft Brook . . .
and is almost blizzard conditions for about 5 minutes . . .
but before you know it the sky has cleared giving views of the Parlick to Totridge Fell ridge