Penyghent & Whernside, Yorkshire Dales NP; November 2016

I've neglected hiking for the latter part of this year - Yes I did my annual long distance path in Scotland, managed a couple of Lakes Weekends, but that daily hiking, which I used to be really good at maintaining, has slipped by the wayside somewhat. Now, that's for various reasons none of which are … Continue reading Penyghent & Whernside, Yorkshire Dales NP; November 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 

A Hike Across the Peak District from Sheffield to the Buxton Brewery Tap!

Well I'm a bit behind here as I was busy preparing for and then walking along the Cape Wrath Trail (that's coming) and thought I better put a quick post up about this walk I did the week before Scotland. The walk crossed the park from Sheffield, across the Mam Tor Ridge and eventually Buxton … Continue reading A Hike Across the Peak District from Sheffield to the Buxton Brewery Tap!

A Couple of Days in the Northern Pennines

Each year we try and fit in a trip to Greg's Hut which is on the Pennine Way just off the summit of Cross Fell. It's one of very few bothies in England and a nice alternate to putting a tent up after walking all day! Wee disclaimer: If you plan on walking this route, … Continue reading A Couple of Days in the Northern Pennines

Blencathra & Skiddaw in VERY high Winds , Lake District.

After having food poisoning last week and being in a pretty bad way I wanted to do something after to start to feel human again. I was keen to go with Mike, Ross and Dean to the Lakes as I had missed out on the Peaks earlier this year due to flu. So a nice … Continue reading Blencathra & Skiddaw in VERY high Winds , Lake District.