NZ0007 : Crossing Hurr Gill

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from West Hope, County Durham, Great Britain

Crossing Hurr Gill
Crossing Hurr Gill
Shortly after it leaves the NZ0007 : Summit plateau of Hoove, Hurr Gill starts to cut very deeply into the peat, making it difficult to cross. Whilst an ascent of Hoove is probably only for the connoisseur or the inveterate trigpoint or gridsquare bagger, even such will want to stay to the north and cross the gill as high as possible whilst its valley is still shallow. Such a course brings one somewhere near where this photo was taken, where a deep snow drift enabled me to cross with minimal loss of height, and without steep slopes, an important point when the snow has a hard icy crust !
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 January, 2010
Category
Peat haggs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0067 0735 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.6918N 1:59.4704W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0066 0737
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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