Walk Name: Birks Fell

Walk Details

Date: 2012-01-21
From: Litton    To: Litton
Distance: 10.0 mls, 16.09 km
Height Gain: 1600 ft, 487.7 m

Parking at: SD 90212 74250
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Route Description: Litton, road to Halton Gill, Horse Head Gate, Horse Head, Sugar Loaf, Moss Top, Birks Fell, Firth Fell, Ackerley Moor, Litton

Start Time: 08:40    End Time: 12:25    Duration: 03:45
Ave Speed: 2.6 mph

Region: Yorkshire Dales
Notes: Best walk of the year; howling wind - so strong there were places I couldn't move forward, driving rain, boggy on top, very, very wet feet and me with the onset of a cold coming on. Cracking day though despite (or possibly because of) all that.

Walking with: Alone

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Hills on this Walk

2798 - Horse Head Moor (1999 ft, 609.30 m) - (Sim,5)

2799 - Birks Fell (2001 ft, 610.00 m) - (Ma,Sim,Hew,N)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP3179 - Firth Fell - (Pillar in Good condition)

TP4020 - Horse Head - (Pillar in Good condition)

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