About Me

Winter Hill ,Horwich, UK
About Me Jake ,I am 11 years old and have Autism. This Blog is about what I can do not what I cannot,sometimes people think I cannot because I have autism ,this blog is about challenging that!I have lots of special interests, in particular running, exploring and this blog shows a small amount of what I get up to! Please be careful as some of activities I do may look easy are not , I know Winter Hill very well I can get off safely and know what to do when the weather closes in ,to keep myself safe I use high performance clothing and footwear,waterproof/ breathable/reflective/thermal layers. in layers so I keep warm and dry , I take my safety seriously and I always take care when out exploring. My dad is very experienced on the fells he is teaching me how to keep safe.I can use a map and compass, the hills can be windy , very cold, be wet , misty and boggy. STAY SAFE! check out under my link's for advice on safety from Bowland and Pennine Mountain rescue. Try my Winter Hill Challenge

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Winter Hill bridges plus unknown large hairy caterpillar!

this is a wooden bridge
this is the second wooden bridge
unknown  hairy caterpillar (10cm) do you know what it is called?

links to information about winter hill transmitter


  1. Ooooh creepy crawlies!! :D

  2. Hi Jake, looks like it could be the Oak Eggar moth caterpillar (Lasiocampa quercus). Keep exploring!