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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 http://jakeofwinterhill.blogspot.com/2011/02/10-or-14-peak-courses-on-winter-hill-by.html

Saturday, 18 December 2010

sledging , Having fun in the snow , Horwich , -2 to -6 C, 8 inches of snow

we had a trip to middlebrook , horwich  walking
we could have been in the car  but much more fun walking !
http://www.middlebrook-bolton.co.uk/

then we went sledging !!!


a warning sign :) covered in snow!
ainsworth avenue playground horwich
http://www.brazleyhall.org.uk/

forest coved in snow   on the way to slopes
me and Evie on the way to sledging 
weeeeeeeeeeeeeee  I'm on a slope weeeeeeeeeeeee aaaaaaaaaaaaa BANG! ouch

( red moss in the background )
http://jakeofwinterhill.blogspot.com/2010/11/red-moss-hill-explore-near-reebok.html
blog entry for this

nice view
red moss is the dark hill slightly to the left 

video
me on the sledge weeeeeee


video
weeee I'm doing a roly-poly 


I'm going home
Winter hill mast in the background 
Jakes Blog entries for winter Hill - look at the previous entry tabs 

Note from Dad : temperature was dropping as the sun went down , wind chill was high giving a lower temperature, the clothing was enhanced for the lower temperature to allow Jake and Evie to have fun and remain safe in the temperature's , the temp dropped to -6 without the wind chill factor, later that night the temperature dropped to -14C without the wind chill factor,

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