Wednesday, 4th May 2016

Walk: Deerstones. Spence Moor, Lower Ogden Reservoir, Barley, Big End, Scout Cairn, Mearley Moor
Start Point: Sabden, Clitheroe Road lay-by Grid Reference: SD 775 380
Distance: 10.7 miles Ascent: 2,180 feet
Time: 5.5 hours
Weather: Sunnt and mild with a strengthening wind
Comments: Doing this walk in the opposite direction to usual, we were glad to get the boggy ground of Spence Moor over early in the walk. A warm day was tempered by a cold wind as we reached the summit of Pendle Hill, known as Big End.

Passing Churn Clough Reservoir . . .

on the way to Deerstones . . .

with another view of the reservoir

Lower Ogden Reservoir

A Mallard drake shows off his plumage . . .

but, surprisingly two are keeping one another company

Zooing in on the gden reservoirs and Fell Foot Wood

Big End . . .

with Sheila . . .

and me

We return past Scout Cairn . . .

and Mearley Moor

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