Month: August 2009

All August 2009 Posts


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 –


Walk Report: Walna Scar

Date: 28th Aug 2009 Location: Lakes Distance: 13.0 miles Weather: Overcast and cloudy, some sunny spells, brightening at the end, no rain Ascent: 2600 feet Trig Points: 0 Time: 5


Walk Report: Fell Head & The Calf

Date: 22nd Aug 2009 Location: Howgills Distance: 11.0 miles Weather: Cloudy to start, becoming sunny, windy on top Ascent: 2800 feet Trig Points: 2: Time: 5 hrs 5 mins Yorks


Prepare to be bombarded

I’m about to move all my walk reports from the unwieldy and static website to the much more dynamic medium of the diary and in future any walk reports I

Long Distance Paths

Help needed!

Tex Gore and I have a three day backpacking weekend coming up in September and we need some help selecting a route. Normally we head to the Lakes – a


Inov-8 Roclites – Final Review

A few months ago I wrote a short review on the great customer service I received from Inov-8 (see here). The customer service was required because the Roclites I had


Several Walks Added

I’ve not been well for the past couple of weeks, it wasn’t swine flu, but a combination throat and chest infection left me unable to go to work for a


Walk Report: Yarlside

I decided to return to a route I did with Rambling Pete back in March, when the fells were under a couple of feet of snow – we’d not managed