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Camping

July #MicroAdventure

Our walking calendars finally aligned, allowing us to meet up for a weekend of walking, camping and catching up. After an incredible exchange of emails and GPX files, Matt (@hillplodder)

Long Distance Paths

The Pennine Way Process

It was now or never really. I’d been waiting until as close to deadline as possible to conduct a comprehensive village survey for the Pennine Way guide book update. I

Walks

Mallerstang Edge

I returned to the Dales this weekend, to revisit one of the Yorkshire Tops, namely High Seat, which has a Concrete Ring trig point that I had missed on my

Walks

Longridge Fell

The first walk of 2013 and things don’t get off to a great start for the New Year, mainly because it’s done nothing but rain for the last 3 months

Walks

Easington Fell

It was great to finally get back out onto the hills for a walk, despite the bloody awful recent weather. I was expecting to get soaked and pretty much did,

Walks

Buckden Pike

Good to get back out onto the fells – no more “Slave to The List” for me this winter – I’m going to walk where I want! Route Description: Buckden,

Walks

Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks

Back to the Lakes for me and joined by one old friend and one new one. I’d agreed to meet Rambling Pete and his friend Steph (recently back from living

Walks

Dovestone Reservoir

A rest from Wainwright bagging today, as take a wander around one of my favourite edge walks. Route Description: Dovestone Res car park, Yeoman Hey res, Greenfield Res, Birchen Clough,

Walks

High Hartsop Dodd

Route Description: Bridgend, Brothers Water, Hartsop Hall, High Hartsop Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, Deepdale Hause, Deepdale, Bridgend. Notes: Beautiful day, only slightly spoiled by the

Walks

Black Fell & Holme Fell

Two more Wainwrights have been dutifully ticked off this weekend. Two of the lower fells, as I didn’t think my legs or lungs were truly recovered from the Man Flu

Walks

Armboth Fell & Man Flu

Route Description: Armboth, Thirlmere permissive path, Sippling Crag (The Benn), Castle Crag, Raven Crag, Forest track, Middlesteads Gill, Armboth Fell, Fisher Gill, Armboth There is a car park at Armboth

Long Distance Paths

Cotswold Way – Complete!

Alex and I walked the final two days of the Cotswold Way at the weekend, finishing at the doors of Bath Abbey only 15 months after setting out from Chipping

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

Website Updates

I’ve been having a play with PHP and mySQL – for the non-techies out there – that’s not some super-dooper new waterproof fabric, it’s website scripting (PHP) and back-end database

Long Distance Paths

Coast to Coast 2011 – Full Journal

The full version of the journal with pictures added and spelling mistakes removed, is now available on the website: Coast to Coast 2011 This is an East to West account,

General

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

Walks

Loughrigg and Silver How

Walk 151 10.5 mls, 16.90 km 3000 ft, 914.4 m White Moss car park 07:58 to 12:50 Lake District Parking £5 all day at White Moss, with toilets over the

Walks

Kentmere Round

Walk 133 13.0 mls, 20.92 km 3900 ft, 1188.7 m Kentmere 07:28 to 13:55 Lake District Car parking for 10 cars max in Kentmere village, no toilets Kentmere, Garburn Pass,