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Life on the edge

I know that the Herdwicks and Swaledales that you usually see in the Lake District are very tough, but I was quite surprised to find some on the higher fells during such a prolonged winter. Maybe they hadn't over-wintered but had been allowed back up during a warmer spell a couple of weeks previously. Either way the grass up there that wasn't under snow must have made poor pickings.


The Kirkstone Pass Inn and the car park which was our starting point can be seen (about 800 feet below) between the 2 sheep (the one on the left refused to co-operate and show its head).


I was very glad of photo opportunities since they were also breathing opportunities - the sheep may have been able to stroll around in such terrain, but I certainly wasn't -LOL


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Taken on March 6, 2010