Took a look at the crags and gullies on the north side of Stoodley Pike on Thusrday morning. Ground still unfrozen, water running freely, powder snow throughout. It's gonna take a while yet.
I'm off to France for a week in the Alps (today's snow in Manchester permitting) so hoping the freeze lasts long enough for me to enjoy on my return. I'm in Hebden. You local too? Ratten Clough could be in by next weekend.
I am over in Hebden tomorrow, so planning on making small diversion on the way home to have a look. It is probably too soon, but I will report back.
I popped down this afternoon. A bit thin in places, but I have climbed it thinner. Should be ok tomorrow morning, maybe the afternoon, but if the weather is as forecast it won't last long.
The stream is very thin in places, mind you don't get wet feet.
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