Two lads , Rivington, Winter Hill ,Horwich sledge and Roly poly -4C Snow 3 inch to 3ft


temperature good at start , the wind picked up and the chill factor became more intense dropping the feels like temperature another 4C

GPS failed to track for part of the route,but approx just under 2 miles



sledging down the road

climbing up the snowdrift

the mast is in the distance as we go up to Two Lads

Adam hill and White Brow

Wilderswood and Wilder’s moor





me climbing up after sledging down the hill

me doing a roly-poly



the mast from Two Lads

Rivington Pike ,Brown Hill and Crooked Edge Hill


on top of Two Lads









sliding down on the sledge


this was really fast

where the wind has blown the snow. It looks like sand

about the two Lads

good background to this area

good local walking site

another local walking site

Good Walking site

recent incident on sledging

Note from dad : you have to careful – these slopes had very deep snow and soft landings where we went , there are rocks hidden under the snow in other parts of these slopes , please be careful

-Jake spent a lot of time learning how to up and down deep snow slopes safely, also how to enjoy himself  safely , there is always a trade off of undertaking more extreme forms of outdoor activities (for a 7 year old) and  safety, have fun but do this safely,

this link taken from the Bolton Mountain rescue article above



One Response to “Two lads , Rivington, Winter Hill ,Horwich sledge and Roly poly -4C Snow 3 inch to 3ft”

  1. Very nice write-up. I absolutely appreciate this website. Thanks!

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