Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wild Boar Fell trip

Route taken: Sunday :25th March 2012 Moorcock Inn- B6259- footbridge over Railway-Ford at Flust Gill-Swarth Fell Pike-Swarth Fell-Wild Boar Fell – Sand Tarn (9.5km- 6 miles) Monday: 26th march 2012 Sand Tarn-The Nab-Low Dolphinsty-Little Fell-Footbridge over Railway-High Cocklake-Pendragon Castle-Shoregill-Thrang Bridge-Pennine … Continue reading

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A view from my tent (this time with a photograph)

I was out Sunday and today walking and backpacking around Wild Boar Fell. I sent a post last night using my iPhone but the photo didn’t attach properly or is it the WordPress app? Anyway here it is. A fantastic wild camp … Continue reading

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View from my tent

Away today and tomorrow in Yorkshire Dales. Beautiful warm day.

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Brazilian Tarp Hat

What you ask me are one of those? Well a cool looking bush hat made from recycled tarpaulins from trucks that travel the red dust roads from Southern Brazil up to the Amazon Basin in the North.  Each hat is … Continue reading

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Review of Fizan Compact Trekking Poles

After one of my Leki Trekking Poles basically fell apart, I looked around for some new ones. I decided on a pair of Fizan Compact Poles, attracted to both the claim that they are the lightest 3 section Trekking pole … Continue reading

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A new addition to the family

I was asked to post up a photo of my eldest son’s new Labrador pup for the dog mad Chrissie  from Chrissie Dixie blog . The pup is 14 weeks old and is called Bramble. Here she is with my Jack Russell dogs. … Continue reading

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I think WordPress is playing up

Just noticed on my last post – Alport Castles, that my original draft was published rather than my edited version. I apologise if you read the first version as there was probably quite a few errors in it. I have … Continue reading

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