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Dovestone Reservoir

Cold but enjoyable day, despite being very unfit. Had intended to walk around to Alphin Pike, but cut the day short and descended by the Chew reservoir access road. Mountain hare easily spotted in his white coat on the descent, as there is no snow around!

Walk Details

Date: 2019-02-16

Start: Dovestone Reservoir    Finish: Dovestone Reservoir

Distance: 8.6 mls, 13.84 km

Height Gain: 1700 ft, 518.2 m

Start Time: 08:50    End Time: 12:20

Duration: 03:30

Ave Speed: 2.5 mph

Region: Peak District

Route Description: Dovestone Res car park, Yeoman Hey res, Greenfield Res, Birchen Clough, Great Dove Stone Rocks, Chew Res, Chew Road, Chew Piece Plantation, Dovestone Res car park

Parking Grid Ref: SE 01325 03435

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Walking with: Alone

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Date: 2019-01-17
Distance: 0.5 mls, 0.80 km
Height Gain: 30 ft, 9.1 m

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Date: 2019-04-18
Distance: 13.1 mls, 21.08 km
Height Gain: 1100 ft, 335.3 m