Month: November 2008

All November 2008 Posts

General

City Walking

Not the most appealing of titles for a walking site, but often we are forced to traverse cities, either to get to the start of a walk, or in this

General

Project Wainwright 2007 – Update

Early last year I began ‘Project Wainwright’, which was my way of officially beginning the collection of all 214 Lakeland fells classified by Alfred Wainwright. This is a bagging list

Gear

New kit purchase #3

This item of kit is actually my Christmas present from my wife; but I went out and bought it myself and she just gave me the money – which may

Gear

New kit purchase #2

Like my Sealskinz gloves, mentioned in a previous post, this kit purchase was also based on recommendations from readers of the blog who commented on a previous post. Thanks must

Gear

New kit purchase #1

Apparently it’s almost Christmas, a point in the year which seems to be getting earlier and earlier. Our town council had the bloody lights up on 13th October! In a

Walks

Walk Report: World’s End

Pete was free this weekend, so we decided to strike out, despite the dire weather predictions and see if we could find somewhere that wouldn’t result in us having to

Walks

Walk Report: Dovestone Reservoir

Date: 15th Nov 2008 Stats: 5.5 miles, 1100 feet Weather: Cold, windy, intermittent rain, very wet underfoot Trig Points: 0 Wainwrights: 0 Other Info: Ample parking at Dovestone Resr (£1.30

Long Distance Paths

LEJOG Planning Frenzy

Sunday was an awful day,weather wise and I had an itchy mouse-finger, so I gave him some exercise in Memory Map – I began planning the South West England section

Walks

Walk Report: Fountains Fell

Date: 8th Nov 2008 Stats: 10.0 miles, 1800 feet Weather: Rained most of the day, cold and windy on the top, clearing towards end Trig Points: 1: TP2465 – Cow

Walks

Walk Report: Red Screes

Date: 1st Nov 2008 Stats: 7.0 miles, 2300 feet Weather: Cool in the valley, biting wind and bitter cold on tops, no rain, low cloud Trig Points: 1: TP5619 –