Tag Archives: Wee Hills

What’s a Currick?

6.5 miles 4h 45min ascent 397m Cold Fell 621m Currack, A cairn i.e a pile of stones. See cairn.Currick, A North Pennines name for a cairn i.e a pile of stones. Used to identify a place or boundary or mark a route. They were … Continue reading

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Knockespen – two hills make one

8.05 miles 3h 20m ascent 279m Knockespen 344m When I woke the air was chilled, the sky dry. The car frozen, and as I loaded it hail was falling. As we arrived at Ae the snow was falling and the … Continue reading

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Wether Hill: a quiet windfarm

8.24 miles 3h 23m ascent 386m Wether Hill (Christy’s first Marilyn) After an unintentional detour, and some uncertainty as to whether I had started the walk in the correct place, the car was parked and i sat looking out at … Continue reading

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