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~Pendle Hill~

12th April 2010

The good weather continues and after tea I made a dash for the sunset. I left home at 7pm and had to push it to get to the top in time....

Pendle Sunset


Scroll down for photos and a description of the walk

Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill

Mazda at Pendle

Roadside parking at 19:25, still no leaves on the tree.

Stile  and sunset

The Stile

I reached the top of the steps in 19 minutes from the car, that's one of my quickest ascents.

Summit of Pendle

Summit Activity

Didn't have it all my own way tonight. The dog won the race.

Sunset on Pendle

The Sunset

Trig point on Pendle

The Summit

Bumps on the horizon include Ingleborough, Pen-Y-Ghent, Fountains Fell and Buckden Pike.

Sunset on Pendle

The Setting Sun

Now that the earth has tilted and the sun sets in a more northerly position, it no longer sets over the sea. Those undulations seen as the sun sets are surely Lakeland mountains. Coniston Fells / Scafells? Take a closer look....

Setting Sun

Pendle View

Suggestions from Peter Burgess Esquire

Walkers: Just Me

Time taken: 55 minutes over a distance of approx. 3 miles.

Route: Roadside parking and the shortest route to the top, up right, along the top, down left.

Weather and conditions: Clear skies.

Greetings Count: Low - a few coming down on my way up and the others shown on top in the photo.

Richard's Refreshment Review: Nothing to report today.

All photos copyright Richard Ratcliffe 2010 ©

Take me back to the start ....

Take me home....