DAY 51: Summerbridge to Threshfield (20.46m)

I start by climbing the hill heading towards Brimham Rocks. 

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Brimham Rocks are a pretty impressive collection of rock formations of eroded Millstone Grit. They remind me of Tony Cragg sculptures. 

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 Tony Cragg sculpture at YSP

Tony Cragg sculpture at YSP

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There are some good views over Nidderdale. 

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Then downhill for three or four miles to Pateley Bridge (bunting, motorcyclists and random vintage military vehicles).

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I sit on a bench in Pateley Bridge, eating lunch and contemplating the long walk I've still got to go. I set off, trudging up the steep ascent, with cyclists occasionally shouting encouragement.

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At 418 metres above sea level I arrive at the massive public sculpture at Coldstone Cut, created by Andrew Sabin. 

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 Coldstone Cut from above.  

Coldstone Cut from above.  

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 The view is nice, over the quarry and the dales.

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Now I'm up on the ridge walking along the road - it's glorious, dales around, singing at the top of my voice. 

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After about two and half hours I arrive at the village of Hebden.

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Then through Grassington onto my campsite for the night.  

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