Scafell Pike & Eskdale, Lake District; March 2017

Day 1 - Corridor Route of Scafell Pike to Eskdale My friend invited me along to a hike with his colleagues from work last weekend and since I had planned to go away hiking somewhere it seemed like a great opportunity. We had a really early start to get up to the trailhead and I … Continue reading Scafell Pike & Eskdale, Lake District; March 2017

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Appleby to Langwathby via Greg’s Hut, Cumbria; January 2017.

It's been a while since I've done this walk - in fact around 18 months or so when testing gear before heading to the Pyrenees. The route is about 32 miles over two days which, on good footpaths is a fairy easy undertaking. However, it's that "good footpaths" part that provides the interest - and … Continue reading Appleby to Langwathby via Greg’s Hut, Cumbria; January 2017.

The Skye Trail, Scotland; August 2016

After last year's Cape Wrath trail I want, and continue to want, to find routes which require you to leave paths behind and make your way across open countryside. The Skye trail isn't as demanding as the CWT, but it's tough in places - especially the Trotternish Ridge which pulls you up and down 8 … Continue reading The Skye Trail, Scotland; August 2016

A Weekend in The Lakes 

Had a great weekend in the lakes walking a 60 mile loop from Windermere to Ambleside. This took in Fairfield, High Raise and the ridge north of it and Glaramara & Allen Crags. First day there was zero visibility, but it was great after that.                                               … Continue reading A Weekend in The Lakes 

Wadi Rum, Jordan; May 2014

I thought I would add some older hikes onto the blog as well - the cold weather over the last few weeks has got me thinking of desert air and warmer climes. Last year I went to Jordan to hike and see Petra and to hike in Petra - I'll add that at some later … Continue reading Wadi Rum, Jordan; May 2014