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The Elephant Trees from White Kirkley – Weardale Tuesday Walks – this walk is going ahead as planned

20 April


The Elephant Trees from White Kirkley
Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled, changed 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: Meet at White Kirkley. The walks climbs up the beautiful Fine Gill valley to the Elephant trees, returning along the Bollihope Burn. This walk is full of interest and has some of the best views in Weardale going up and coming down. Not mud free alas.
Date: Tuesday 20th April 2021
Start time: 10.00am Estimated finish time: 1.00pm
Moderate walk, 5 miles, 600 feet of ascent.
Leader:Bill Heslop
All enquiries: Alan Smith Tel: 01388 517522
Starting Point: We meet at White Kirkley
OS Map: OL31 North Pennines
Walks cost £1 to contribute to local mountain rescue and  for computer and admin costs.

Toilets: There are no public toilets in Frosterley.
Equipment for this walk: Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, scarf and gloves.
Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.
Dogs: Dogs on a short lead are welcome 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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