Tagged: dales

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Herriot Way

I spent a few weeks at the back end of last year walking some wonderful paths in the Yorkshire Dales, many of them had a purpose – I was preparing my first guide book. I say first – probably only guide book – but only time will tell on that...

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First Contact

We’ve probably all done it… especially on a winter walk… followed in someone else’s footprints that is. Sometimes for a long period. It’s happened to me three times this year already – but then we’ve had an inordinate amount of snow and conditions have been good enough to be out...

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A Walk beside the Ure

I avoided Cumbria last weekend – for obvious reasons, and my thoughts go out to everyone affected by the floods. I went instead to Yorkshire and chose a walk along the Ure – Wensleydale’s primary river. It’s been about 4 years since I walked along it and I resolved to...

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Hollywood in the Yorkshire Dales

I was watching a film the other week – one of those 1am films that they can’t show at any other time as they are just so awful it would offend the decent taste of most folks if shown any earlier. It’s not rude or anything – just crap! The...

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Walk Report: Rogan’s Seat

Date: 5th Sep 2009 Stats: 13.0 miles, 2200 feet Weather: Sunny to begin, windy and cloudy tops, rain starting later Trig Points: 1: TP6768 – Water Crag Yorks Top 30: 1: Rogan’s Seat Other Info: Roadside parking outside Gunnerside, toilets in the village Summary: Gunnerside, Gunnerside Gill, Blakethwaite Dams, Rogan’s...

Walk Report: Wild Boar Fell

Date: 30th Aug 2009 Location: Dales Distance: 12.0 miles Weather: Sunny to begin, cloudy tops, spitting rain, windy, very, very wet underfoot Ascent: 2500 feet Trig Points: 1: TP6943 – Wild Boar Fell Time: 5 hrs 40 mins Yorks Top 30: 2: Wild Boar Fell, Swarth Fell With: Alone Other...

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Walk Report: Dodd Fell Hill from Gayle

Date: 18th Jul 2009 Location: Dales Distance: 12.0 miles Weather: Cloudy with rain spells all day Ascent: 1900 feet Trig Points: 1: TP2795 – Dodd Fell Time: 4 hrs 50 mins Yorks Top 30: 2: Dodd Fell Hill, Wether Fell With: Alone Other Info: Free roadside parking in Gayle, no...

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Walk Report: Aye Gill Pike

Date: 27th Jun 2009 Stats: 13.0 miles, 2100 feet Weather: Overcast all day, wet underfoot Trig Points: 2: TP0143 – Dent, TP0944 – Aye Gill Pike Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Roadside parking at Little Town, no toilets Summary: Dales Way to Dent and Barth Bridge, Hakra, Roantree, Aye Gill Pike...

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Walk Report: Fair Snape Fell

Date: 7th Jun 2009 Stats: 11.5 miles, 1900 feet Weather: Overcast to begin, warming gently, windy on tops Trig Points: 2: TP3096 – Fair Snape Fell, TP3692 – Hazelhurst Fell Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Free roadside parking at Fell Foot for about 6 cars, no toilets Summary: Fell Foot, Saddle...

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Walk Report: Great Asby Scar

Date: 30th May 2009 Stats: 13.5 miles, 1400 feet Weather: Fine and sunny all day Trig Points: 1: TP5518 – Powson Knott Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Plenty of free parking at disused quarry, Orton Scar NY628099, no toilets Summary: Orton Scar, Beacon Hill, Castle Folds, Great Kinmond, Mazon Wath, Ravenstonedale...