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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 2

4th August 2022 – Askrigg to Middleham – 14.2m I feel completely done-in! I’m sitting in the Richard III in Middleham after having walked the 14.5 miles from Askrigg, had

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 1

3rd August 2022 – Garsdale Head to Askrigg – 11.9m I’m feeling knackered right now and it’s not even 9am, furthermore I’ve not even started walking yet! I don’t think

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Yoredale Way 2022 – Day 0

2nd August 2022 – Home to Garsdale Head It was absolutely lashing it down when I left the house this morning. I’d planned to leave about 8am, but when the

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Dales Tip-to-Tip – Day 1

2nd July 2022: Ellishaw Hill to Burnsall Bridge – 10.1m Regular readers may remember a post from the back end of last year where I planned a ‘Dales Adventure‘ –

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Looking Behind (and Ahead)

Looking Behind This time last year we were just coming out of what was hopefully the final lockdown in England – I was also just coming out the back of

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A Dales ‘Adventure’

If you’d have asked me last week if it was possible to have a proper ‘adventure’ in somewhere like the Yorkshire Dales I’d have probably laughed in your face. According

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 4

24th May 2021: Reeth to Richmond – 12 miles Well that was another interesting day, something of a roller-coaster (geographically rather than emotionally thankfully today). At the start of this

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 3

23rd May 2021: West Burton to Reeth – 14 miles Well that was an interesting day, something of a roller-coaster (emotionally rather than geographically).   I had an excellent meal in

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 2

22nd May 2021: Kettlewell to West Burton – 12 miles My delayed start to this walk seems to have paid dividends, as I only had a couple of stomach cramps

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Cross-Dales Trail 1 – Day 1

21st May 2021: Settle to Kettlewell – 15 miles I was supposed to be walking today, but rather than writing this in my B&B in Grassington after a long day’s

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Injury Frustrations

This is one of those posts that’s mainly for me, a stake in the ground for my future reference, something to record my current state of mind and body –

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Cross-Dales Trails

Last year was a disaster. The death of 75,000 Britons, in any context is a disaster. We aren’t out the other side of this yet of course, but 2021 looks

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New Year, New Me!

A Litany of Failures! Regular readers will know I had a pretty shocking time last year when it came to long distance paths in particular and walking in general. I

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Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 5

9th October 2019: Ripon to Boroughbridge to Home – 8 miles Interim report, until I get some time and calm down a bit….. A great day’s walk, with another lovely

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Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 4

8th October 2019: Masham to Ripon – 13.5 miles After having been bitterly disappointed at the quality of the BBC weather for the last two days (albeit being quite happy

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Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 3

7th October 2019: Middleham to Masham – 11 miles Breakfast at the Dante Arms was OK, I was on my own in the bar area, which was nice and as

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Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 2

6th October 2019: Askrigg to Middleham – 14 miles The rain never arrived! Despite what looked like an unequivocal forecast last night, 70-80% chance of heavy rain in every hour

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Yoredale Way 2019 – Day 1

5th October 2019: Garsdale Head to Askrigg – 12 miles I’m in the small single at the top of the stairs, the same room I’ve always had when I’ve stayed