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The Calf from Howgill Church

I left the car by the little church off Howgill Lane and cut through sodden woods and long grass laden with water to pick up a sheep trod on the

Green Bell from Newbiggin-on-Lune

A cracking winter walk with my good walking pal Pete, today. We hoped to do a lot more than we did, but the conditions forced us to be cautious, as we

Yarlside from Newbiggin-on-Lune

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

Fell Head & The Calf from Howgill Church

I’d been ill for the last three weekends, initially with a throat and chest infection that firstly drained all the energy from me and then left me with a hacking

Ling Haw & Arant Haw from Howgill Church

A slight variation on a previous walk that diverts slightly to pick up the summits of Ling Haw and Arant Haw. A miserable summer walk with low cloud obscuring the

Cautley Spout from Cross Keys (A683)

A blissfully quiet day with light wind on the tops but still very cold. It was sodden underfoot and very wet and muddy through Bowderdale, despite the mostly good path

Uldale Head from Carlingill Bridge

Wow! Oww, that one hurt. This was the biggest height gain of the year so far and I only had intermittent views until just before I finished. It was warm

Harter Fell from Handley’s Bridge

Mild for March, but cold compared to the weather of the last two weeks. Overcast to begin but cleared and then clouded again. A walk to mop up some of

Hooksey & The Calf from Brow Foot

By far and away the best walk of the year so far – with lovely weather from the outset and beautiful clear skies all day. Felt strong all day, despite

Docker Knott from Carlingill Bridge

A sunny, but rather chilly and breezy morning as I arrived in the Howgills for an early start and an ascent of Carlin Gill. The scramble up the side of