Give me a Wild Boar

SOTA summit: Wild Boar Fell, G/NP-007

Activation Date: Sept 25, 2018

Call sign used: M/W6PNG/P

Portable operation: Yes

Radio: Yaesu VX-8G on 2m FM

Antenna: 2m roll up J Pole hanging at 15 ft

Bands used: 2m

Hike:  ~4.5 miles and ~1400ft ascent.  (<–click left for GaiaPro track etc)

Solo operation: Yes

Recommend: Yes

Cell Coverage: Excellent

Photos: Copyright Paul Gacek 2018

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Wild Boar Fell in Yorkshire Dales
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about 5 miles r/t and 1,400 ft of ascent – easy trail to follow
Acorn points to Wild Boar (yellow sunlit peak)
High point on left is Wild Boar Fell
Typical stone “shelter” at peak of Wild Boar Fell – my operating location
Looking north from peak
Trail to and from peak
Trail passes under active train lines/tracks
Take me home!! Most sheep run away but for some reason these little guys came bounding over to edge of trail

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