The Dodds

Start Point: Dockray (NY 393 215)

Dockray – High Row – RandersideGreat DoddWatson’s Dodd  – Stybarrow DoddWhite Stones on Green SideHart SideBirkett FellBrown HillsSwineside Knott – Watermillock Common – Common FellRound HowBracken How – Dockray

Distance: 10.7 miles      Total Ascent: 775 metres     Time Taken: 4 hours 40 minutes     Start Time: 09:45

Weather: Windy with sunny spells, very cold on the tops, 4°C

Today was supposedly the calm before the storm, but I don’t think the weather necessarily knew that as once on the tops, the wind was howling and I ended up with more layers on than an onion. A very enjoyable round this was and it has been a year or two since I have been that way so it was good to get up there again. There wasn’t a single soul to be seen today apart from the lady farmer at High Row who took a shine to Fletcher – I think she had designs on him becoming a working dog up there – it was a good job he did’t gear otherwise I think he would have put his application form in!

The Dodds

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