Clearing the backlog from weekends in October 09: Cow Green and Cauldron Snout (EH, 4 Oct), Lambley Viaduct (11 Oct, ODL), Westerdale and Blakey Ridge (18 Oct, ODL)

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View from the footbridge [54 55 10 N, 2 30 32 W] across the South Tyne.

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View of the old railway viaduct, which was part of the Alston branch of Newcastle and Carlisle railway until its closure in 1976.

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Views from the top of the viaduct.

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Walking back along the old trackway towards the car park next to the old Coanwood station.

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Views of Cow Green reservoir [54 40 5 N, 2 18 30 W].

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Cauldron Snout is an impressive waterfall just below the dam of the reservoir.

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Pictures from the Westerdale / Blakey Ridge walk.

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Approaching the Red Lion [43 23 18 N, 0 57 22 W] on Blakey Ridge.

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Shaggy inkcaps, with younger specimens in background and an older example in the foreground on its way to turning into a black gooey mess.

Lambley Viaduct, Cow Green and Blakey Ridge

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