7th February 2021 - Weets Hill
Leaving Foulridge behind as I follow the footpath up to Hey..
Bleara Moor and Kelbrook Moor ahead as I follow the footpath north from Hey to County Brook..
The footbridge over County Brook
Looking back to Bleara Moor and Kelbrook Moor as I take the footpath from Booth House Farm up to High Lane
On the track from High Lane up onto Lad Lowe Hill
Looking back with Barden Moor, Thornton Moor and Bleara Moor in the distance
A snow covered Boulsworth Hill in the distance from the pool on Lad Lowe Hill
Joining the bridleway of Lister Well Road
Looking north along Lister Well Road. The moors around Wharfedale are in the distance, though they're a bit hard to make out.
Heading south along Lister Well Road to Gisburn Old Road..
Looking back north along Gisburn Old Road
Blacko Hill appears ahead..
..and then Pendle Hill on the right
Heading north along Gisburn Old Road to Weets Hill
Blacko Hill on the right as I look back along Gisburn Old Road
Blacko Hill, the Forest of Pendle and Pendle Hill from Gisburn Old Road
From the top of Gisburn Old Road the Pennine Bridleway heads north to the green fields of the Ribble Valley
Onto a snow covered Weets Hill
Pendle Hill to the southwest
The grey skies and thin cover of snow makes for a bleak winter's scene...
The top of Pendle Hill in the distance from the eastern end of the hill
Barden Moor and Thornton Moor to the east with the town of Barnoldswick below
Pendle Hill from the trig point on Weets Hill
Looking northeast and north towards the Yorkshire Dales. It's trying to snow and that's making the hills difficult to make out..
The part of the Yorkshire Dales around Ribblesdale to the north from the trig point..
Pendle Hill, and the western fells of the Forest of Bowland on the other side of the Ribble Valley
Heading back to Weets House Farm at the top of Gisburn Old Road
Snow topped South Pennines moors in the distance..
..as I head down Gisburn Old Road..
Blacko Hill, the Forest of Pendle and Pendle Hill
Blacko Hill through the bare trees
On Blacko Hill
Foluridge Lower Reservoir and Boulsworth Hill in the distance as I take the path down to Hollin Hall on Barnoldswick Road..
Making my way round Slipper Hill Reservoir..
and round Foulridge Lower Reservoir..
A snow covered Pendle Hill in the distance on the right as I leave Foulridge Lower Reservoir..
..for the roofs of Foulridge and home