Saturday, 21 March 2009

Winter Hill – not Spring yet

The calendar might think it is Spring but the West Pennine Moors know better.

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On a clear day the high summits of the Lake District can be seen in the background – today even the nearby radio masts were hidden in the clag.

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Much later and Rivington Pike can just about be seen from above the garden behind Pike Cottage.


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Since sweeping panoramas weren’t to be photographed today I included the “Trespass Stone” which commemorates a mass trespass in 1896 – much earlier than the better known “Kinder Trespass” of 1932 (

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