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Ascent of The Cheviot on 2013-09-30

Climber: Peter Stone

Date:Monday, September 30, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Cheviot
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:815 m / 2674 ft

Ascent Trip Report

My third ascent of The Cheviot and the first time I've had a view, although the main purpose of the walk was to maintain some of my summer fitness and tick off a historic County Top and two HEWITTs.

Parked at Langleeford as usual. A clockwise ascent of Hedgehope Hill, Comb Fell, Cairn Hill, Hangingstone Hill, Auchope Cairn and The Cheviot. The cloud level was fluctuating around 750 metres when I arrived, thus I reversed my original plan to climb The Cheviot first. Fortunately my tactic worked and despite a generally worsening forecast the cloud did lift the magic 100 metres over the day to enable some great views, particularly from Auchope Cairn. Very very windy but no rain despite 90% cloud cover. I love the Cheviots during the week, only one other walker seen all day!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:595 m / 1952 ft
    Elevation Loss:595 m / 1952 ft
    Distance:18 km / 11.2 mi
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:595 m / 1952 ft
    Distance:12.7 km / 7.9 mi
    Trailhead:Langleeford  220 m / 722 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:595 m / 1952 ft
    Distance:5.3 km / 3.3 mi
    Trailhead:Langleeford  220 m / 722 ft



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