Month: September 2012

All September 2012 Posts

Walks

Lord’s Seat & Whinlatter

Route Description: Scawgill Bridge, Spout Force, Darling How Plantation, Graystones, Kirk Fell, Widow Hause, Broom Fell, Lord’s Seat, Barf, Ullister Hill, Seat How, Tarbarrel Moss, Whinlatter Top, Whinlatter, Scawgill Bridge

General

The power of Nature

Up until about 15 years ago traffic entering Winsford (where I live), from Northwich (the nearest large town) had to drive along Jack Lane, a small and windy country lane.

Long Distance Paths

Walking LEJOG Route

I was having a play with Google Maps this morning and I asked it for the driving directions from Land’s End to John O’Groats – it gave me the obvious

Gear

Smartphones on the Hills – Part 2

There’s been quite a lot of criticism recently, from various quarters, about hill walkers relying on mobile phones for navigation and then getting into trouble and having to be rescued.