Hill, Spitlers Edge,
||SD 619 190
||Sunny but a cold wind
||From White Coppice I headed
initially for Anglezarke Reservoir, walking in the
opposite direction to that usually taken. After passing
Yarrow Reservoir I headed up to Rivington Pike where I
stopped for elevenses. It was then a battle against the
wind to make my way across to Winter Hill. Taking the
short route down, the initial descent was quite slippery
with a light covering of snow. At Hordern Stoops it was
interesting to see a trial surface which was easy to
walk on. The cross shelter on Great Hill kept the wind
at bay while I ate lunch. It was then all downhill to
White Coppice. A good brisk walk.
Scroll down to see photos of the walk
Anglezarke Reservoir . . .
and again from the southern end . . .
where I spot a couple of last year's cygnets . . .
making their way across the water
Yarrow and Anglezarke Reservoirs . . .
from a very windy Rivington Pike
The route across to Winter Hill . . .
and looking back to Rivington Pike
It's a long way up!
The memorial on Winter Hill . . .
and the trig point
The route down was rather slippery . . .
and can be seen dropping across the flanks of Winter Hill
At Hordern Stoops . . .
the stone and plaque . . .
mark the source of the River Yarrow
Rather intrusive . . .
but perhaps it will provide a suitable answer to the boggy problems
Great Hill (again!)
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