Posted by: mynaturaldiary | August 25, 2016

Roseberry Topping

It dominates our local landscape; a mini Matterhorn at 1/10th scale.

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Climbing up it is ‘a stroll’, used by the local GP as a sign of fitness. The views up get steadily more spectacular.

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Halfway up, the tree cover breaks, and the top becomes ‘pyramidal’; a trick of perspective.

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Looking west, you can see the line of the hills that make up the northern ridge of the North York Moors.

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These become even more apparent at the very top.

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The sunlight bathes all in an orange glow.

 


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