Monthly Archives: December 2011

Howden Moors & Margery Hill

The plan for Thursday and Friday was to do an overnight backpack around Cross Fell. A few days prior the weather forecast suggested reasonable weather.  A forecast is just that a forecast, by the time Wednesday came, it was clear … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

My I wish all my readers and fellow outdoor blogging friends a very happy and peaceful  Christmas.

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50,000 and counting

Just a short post to say a big thanks to all the people who have visited my blog since I started 16 months ago, my page view counter went over the 50,000 mark tonight.  I hope you have found it … Continue reading

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First review Berghaus Ardenne Softshell

This product was supplied by Berghaus. First Reviews are not “just out of the box” reviews, but are posted after I have chance to use the product several times.  It is my goal to ensure that I update with a … Continue reading

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Snow in the Peak District !

After my last post, showing how much snow I encountered this time last year, I was out on a walk today.  Along Snake path to Ashop Head up to Kinder Plateau, along the Northern edges to Fairbrook Naze and back … Continue reading

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What was happening a year ago ?

This time last year, it couldn’t have been more different. Here at home in the Lincolnshire wolds we had 18″ of snow and temperatures which went down to minus 19C. This autumn/winter we have had two light frosts and the … Continue reading

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