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Fatherley Hill Currick – Weardale Tuesday Walkers – this walk is going ahead, same meeting point but new route on dry gamekeepers’ tracks. Short car share to start. Dogs ok.
Fatherley Hill Currick
Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the www.weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.
Walk Route: We ascend the gorge of Shittlehope Burn then circle round Fatherley Plain on quad tracks, climbing up to Fatherley Hill Currick for panoramic views. If the ground is too wet we will do an alternative walk on moorland tracks from the same meeting point. One short steep ascent and one short steep descent on a concrete track.
Date: Tuesday 3rd DecemberStart time: 10.00am Estimated finish time: 1.00pm
Moderate/strenuous walk 5.0 miles, 850 feet of ascent.
Leader: Alan Smith
All enquiries: Alan Smith Tel: 01388 517522
Starting Point: We meet opposite the Weardale Bus Garage at the east end of Stanhope, post code DL13 2YQ
OS Map: Consett and Derwent Reservoir Explorer 307
Walks cost £1 to cover costs (mountain rescue contribution, website hosting etc)
Toilets: There are public toilets in the Dales Centre in Stanhope.
Equipment for this walk: Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, gloves, scarf.
Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.
Dogs: Dogs are permitted on this walk
Disclaimer: Everyone taking part in any of our group walks does so at their own risk. The group works on the same basis as a group of friends who go out walking together. Walk organisers accept no risk for anyone attending any walk and will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring on a walk or in connection with travel to and from a walk. None of our leaders is qualified or has first aid training but a first aid kit is available. Participants must read the walk description carefully and assess whether the terrain. distance and height gain of the walk are within their own and their guests’ capabilities and whether their equipment is suitable.