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Stanhope to Fatherley Hill Currick – Weardale Tuesday Walks

6 July


Stanhope to Fatherley Hill Currick

Important:  In the event of bad weather walks may be changed, 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 via Shittlehope Edge and Dry Side to Fatherley Hill Currick for panoramic views.  The descent is initially over rough pathless ground then on grassy tracks down to and along the lively Shittlehope Burn including an excellent section where it goes into a gorge.

Date:   Tuesday 6th July.

Start time:   10.00am            Estimated finish time: 1.00pm

Moderate 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


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