Salesbury Exploration Group walks

List of walks for 2004

13110-Jan-2004HighamFrom Higham to Gawthorpe Hall, back via Burnley Forest 27 people, 3 dogs.
1327-Feb-2004ConistoneConistone Dib and Pie 25 walkers, 1 dog, v cold and windy, reccie in snow week before
13327-Mar-2004Dentdale (YHA w/e)A homely hostel miles from anywhere at the head of Dentdale. Beautiful setting, very friendly and helpful manager in Aidan. Excellent homemade tomato and lentil soup. An eccentric stove in the very comfortable lounge. The main men's dormitory was rather lacking in working lights, one out of five! We mended one light fitting and a shower head at this hostel. Walked from the hostel over the top of Blea Moor Tunnel to Ribblehead Station. Then by train to Dent Station. Back to the hostel along Galloway Gate and down the muckiest bridleway we have ever seen.
13428-Mar-2004Dentdale (YHA w/e)From the car park in Sedburgh over to the River Lune and back along the banks.
13515-May-2004HaworthFrom Penistone car park across the valley, back down past Ponden Mill to Bronte Bridge. Over to Top Withins and back across the moor to Penistone. 11.5 miles. Organised by Simon Davis.
13619-Jun-2004WansfellFrom Brockhole car park near Ambleside. Over Wansfell Pike to Ambleside and back via SkellGhyll woods and Jenkyns Crags. 8 miles. 13 walkers and 1 dog.
13718-Sep-2004Dunsop BridgeFrom Dunsop Bridge car park along the Hodder over the fell and back past Knowlmere Manor, the location for the Riff-Raff Element. 15 people set off in pouring rain. Sun came out within 20 mins. 5 miles
1389-Oct-2004Eyam (YHA w/e)Well sited hostel on hill behind the plague village of Eyam. Accommodation very good, especially in the Coach House annex. Food excellent and service likewise. Lounge far too small for the size of hostel and not really suited to our style of group. Lots of efficient YHA staff but who seemed somewhat distant and not ouvertly welcoming. Walk: From Eyam Youth Hostel across the fields to Foolow, up onto Eyam Edge, down along Bretton Clough and back up and over Eyam Moor. The whole weekend party of 58 tackled the walk. 9.5 miles.
13910-Oct-2004Derwent Edge (YHA w/e)From Derwent Valley car park up to Lost Lad and along Derwent Edge. Back down to the shore of Ladybower Reservoir and along to Derwent Dam. 7 miles
14013-Nov-2004BarrowfordFrom Pendle Heritage Centre in Barrowford to Roughlee and looping back behind Blacko Tower. 33 people, 1 dog (Max). Brilliant sunny weather