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ADW – Day 4

I knew day four was always going to be the tough one of the four days I’d planned and sitting in the comfort of my office, the day after I’ve

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ADW – Day 3

I lost my WiFi signal last night, so wasn’t able to post yesterday’s update until just a few moments ago, sitting in the bar of the Green Dragon Inn in

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ADW – Day 2

Another glorious day in God’s Own Country with even the couple of 5 minute showers failing to ruin the walk. The upside of showery weather is that the cloud displays

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ADW – Day 1

If I hadn’t been inappropriately dressed, today would have been pretty much perfect. Even the fact that I’m nowhere near fit and I’m carrying too much weight around my midriff

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Alternative Dales Way 2015

Despite my crash out of the Southern Upland Way earlier this year, I find that I still have a pressing need to walk. This comes as an immense relief in more

Gargrave to Horton

I chose to walk this as the first section of the Trailblazer Pennine Way guide book update, simply because of the ease of getting to and from the walk and

Ribblehead to Settle

Date: 2013-08-03 From: Ribblehead Station    To: Settle Station Distance: 14.0 mls, 22.53 km Height Gain: 2100 ft, 640.1 m Parking at: SD 81822 63531 View parking space in: OS Map or

Garsdale to Ribblehead

Another walk using the Settle-Carlisle railway as a means of doing a linear walk. A repeat of a walk done a couple of years ago with just a couple of

Settle to Skipton

A beautiful summer day, with sun all day, a light breeze to cool me and dry underfoot throughout. A tough 19+ miles today to help me beat my personal best

Kirkby Stephen to Garsdale

The best weather for months and still lots of lying snow on the tops. The deep freeze meant all the bogs were frozen, except for the last section in the

Ribblehead to Horton

Yorkshire Three Peaks walk with a difference, avoiding the crowds and taking two days. Up the steep face of Park Fell and a squelchy walk across to Simon Fell then

Settle to Ribblehead

A linear walk using the Settle-Carlisle line. Parking on the road and walking short distance to Ribblehead to catch the train to Settle. Blustery and cool day with showers in

Garsdale to Ribblehead

I decided to make use of the Settle-Carlisle line to create a linear walk. I arrived earlier than expected so I parked about a mile from Ribblehead station (thereby reducing

Horton to Ribblehead

A disastrous attempt at walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks – that eventually turned into my first ever station to station walk on the Settle-Carlisle line. Date: 2006-08-27 From: Horton-in-Ribblesdale    To: Ribblehead