Linear Walk Alton to Farnham

Sat 7th Feb 2009

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
18ml.
Start Time
9:38
Route
Alton Stn

Depart London Waterloo 8.23. Return trains every half hour. Pub lunch at Blue Bell Inn in Dockenfield or picnic.

General Notes
Map LR 186. Ldr Lonica Vanclay
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Walk Report

Alton to Farnham, Saturday 7th February 2009
8 walkers, 18 miles - leader Lonica Vanclay
7 intrepid walkers joined me for what turned out to be a glorious and unusual walk... clear sunny weather with the terrain for the whole distance covered in several inches of clean white snow - not often we are able to walk in such conditions in southern England. The snow was firm and we were could still keep up a fast pace and complete the walk in excellent time. The views were superb. Frensham Pond was frozen - a contrast to the last time I was there in summer when people were sunbathing and swimming in it!

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