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Peter Walker: Track 3846 in area near Whetstone Ridge, Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennine (Britain)
Whetstone Ridge
Length: 2.3km, Creator time taken: 24m24s, Ascent: 42m,
Descent: 43m

Places: Start at SK00062 71656, Whetstone Ridge, end at SK00119 71867 219m N from Start
Logged as completed by 1

If one parks at the legendary (I lived in a Edwardian house with its logo on my bedroom door as a kid) Cat & Fiddle inn on the Macclesfield-Buxton road, if you look south and tilt your eyes skyward by about a tenth of a degree, you will spy Whetstone Ridge. A brisk sashay along an obvious path led me to a stile, where I struck 'uphill' to the rather vague summit. The return was more direct, although the path along this line noted on my map was a work of fiction...ancient fence posts don't count.

Why climb such a nothing eminence? I'm a sucker for a physics pun...
Shutlingsloe from Whetstone Ridge

Uploaded on: Sat, 7 Jul 2018 (22:28:58)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3846/  
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