NZ0807 : Not good for skiing

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Dalton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Not good for skiing
Not good for skiing
There is good skiing to be had on parts of the moorland (perhaps with a bit more depth of snow) but this is definitely not one of those parts. Snow settles on the heather rather than on the ground and can soon form a complete cover which looks great from a distance, but repeatedly drops you thigh deep in the tangly vegetation. Further up the hill in the centre of the view is a much more grassy slope which would be OK, and the track would probably be skiable even today. However, long tours over the moors are best avoided, as one soon strays over the horizon and onto the Feldom ranges where the army takes a more serious attitude to heather. By the sound of it today, they were not only shooting it, but giving it hell with grenades !
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Andy Waddington and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NZ0807, 5 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010
Category
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0878 0718 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.5957N 1:51.9643W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0801 0770
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for NZ0807)
This page has been viewed about 25 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register