Wanlockhead Weekend Away

23rd March 2008

Sunday medium walk from Daer reservoir
The morning view from the hostel
The morning view from the hostel
Our starting point by Daer reservoir
Our starting point by Daer reservoir
Across the frozen Daer valley
Across the frozen Daer valley
And up into the snow
And up into the snow

Zoe, Felicity, Vince & Richard taking a breather on 1st climb
Zoe, Felicity, Vince & Richard taking a breather on 1st climb
Vince, Felicity, Margaret, Rich, Pete and Chris
Vince, Felicity, Margaret, Rich, Pete and Chris
Danger of snow-blindness on Rodger Law
Danger of snow-blindness on Rodger Law
Daer reservoir and the Lowther hills
Daer reservoir and the Lowther hills

Carving a path up through the snow
Carving a path up through the snow
Vince in bracing conditions
Vince in bracing conditions
Pete, Vince, Richard, Margaret & Felicity at the trig point on Rodger Law
Pete, Vince, Richard, Margaret & Felicity at the trig point on Rodger Law
The sea shining in the distance
The sea shining in the distance

Margaret & Zoe on Rodger Law
Margaret & Zoe on Rodger Law
On top of Ballencleuch Law
On top of Ballencleuch Law
Snow-covered hillsides
Snow-covered hillsides
Thick Cleuch and the view west
Thick Cleuch and the view west

The view south: Solway Firth and the Lake District fells beyond
The view south: Solway Firth and the Lake District fells beyond
Pete, Zoe, Felicity, Margaret & Richard en route to Wedder Law
Pete, Zoe, Felicity, Margaret & Richard en route to Wedder Law
On top of Wedder Law
On top of Wedder Law
Wedder Law
Wedder Law

View across to the next peak
View across to the next peak
Ascending Gana Hill
Ascending Gana Hill
The view to the Lakes
The view to the Lakes
Sliding down
Sliding down

A powderstorm on Gana Hill
A powderstorm on Gana Hill
Weather approaching
Weather approaching
Zoe and Rich getting away from the oncoming clouds
Zoe and Rich getting away from the oncoming clouds
Daerhead, as we descend out of the hail
Daerhead, as we descend out of the hail

And a final snack back at the car
And a final snack back at the car

Walk led by Chris B; photos also by Chris B, and by Vince B and Zoe S
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