Sunday, 15th May 2022

Walk: Chartists Well, Mearley Moor, Scout Cairn, Big End, Upper Ogden Reservoir, Ogden Clough, Badger Wells Hill, Churn Clough Reservoir
Start Point: Layby on Clitheroe Road, Sabden Grid Reference: SD 780 380
Distance: 9.2 miles Ascent: 1,700 ft
Time: 5 hours
Weather: Overcast and windy becoming sunny in the afternoon
Comments: The first Strenuous group walk since before the pandemic. We were joined by visitors from Chorley and Southport making 9 walkers in total.

Mearley Moor

Caterpillar or snake? No just part of the erosion prevention developments

Scout Cairn

Part of the recent upgrades on Pendle Hill

Big End

Black Moss Reservoirs and Aitken Wood

Lower Ogden Reservoir and Fell Wood

A brief stop where a plantation felled years ago is being replaced by natural woodland

Churn Clough Reservoir

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