Muker & Kisdon - 6th June 2009
Date 6th June 2009 Description Muker & Kisdon
Start Point Muker Peaks Climbed Kisdon 499m
Total Time 6hrs 45min    
Walking Time 4hrs 00min    
Stopped Time 2hrs 45min    
Distance 8.00 miles    
Moving Average 2.0 mph Start Grid Ref SD 910 978
Elevation at Start 250 metres Temperature 15°C
Total Ascent 500 metres Weather Rain (to Keld) then Sunny Intervals
Max Elevation 499 metres Walking With Richard, Dave & Josie, David M, Jo, John, Roger & Ann

Muker - Thwaite - Kisdon - Keld - Kisdon Force - River Swale - Muker

An OFC group walk from Muker to visit Kisdon and Swaledale. It was very wet until the afternoon and then the sun came out.


Reference Books Used

Maps Used
OL30 Yorkshire Dales (Northern & Central Areas)
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The Tea Shop in Muker which opened just far too late!!!
Waiting to start our walk outside the toilets!!!
Dave squeezes through the narrow gap while others contemplate how the heck they will get through!!
Muker Church and Parish Hall
Is that Hot and Cold water then?
Bridge over Straw Beck
Straw Beck
Its “Single File” again
Pennine Way - this way---->
Barns in nearly every field
A wet ascent of Kisdon
Kisdon Summit Cairn
Catching Rabbits!!
A plaque in memory of Neil W Jones .... who?
A steep descent from Kisdon
A group gathering
Kisdon Summit Cairn
Towards Keld
Ford near Keld
Keld Church
A cup tea awaits at Keld tea room
Josie is “mum” for tea
Ahhhh ... that's better ...
Enjoying a tea stop at Keld
A brave little sparrow
East Gill Force
Feeding time for the lambs
Heading towards Kisdon Force
First view of Kisdon Force
Kisdon Force
Kisdon Force
Kisdon Force
Upper Kisdon Force Falls
Kayak on Lower Kisdon Force Falls
Roger chats to kayakists
Close up of the Kayak on Lower Kisdon Force Falls
Lower Kisdon Force Falls
Turbulent Water!!
Lower Kisdon Force Falls
Anne taking photo of the falls
A wet path back to Muker
Swinner Gill
Ramps Holme Bridge over River Swale
Now .... where are we?
River Swale
River Swale
A meadow of flowers
A barn in the meadow
A barn and a host of yellow buttercups
Not sure what these flowers are - can anyone help?
Roger organising the food
We await our meal at the Farmers Arms in Muker

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