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A Quick Backpack on Kinder

My first backpack of the year was the last weekend in March.  I had been watching the weather forecast for this week and it looked like it was going to be a cracker. Beautiful spring weather but cold at night. … Continue reading

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Howden Moors and Barrow Stones

This was a day walk back in mid July after an overnight in the camper van. I arrived early to park at one of the free car parks south of the main pay & display at Fairholmes at the far … Continue reading

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Rosthwaite to Coniston

I’ve not really been paying attention to my blog of late and I’m now playing catch up. This trip goes back to May and follows on from a long weekend with Mary and Meg our Labrador pup in our campervan … Continue reading

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Back in my stride

My last trip to the Lake District, resulting in injury to both my left knee and right foot. I rather overdid it and it didn’t help going down near vertical scree slopes on Great Gable. The next day after wild camping … Continue reading

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Mountains, Deserts & Cities – a trip to California – Part 1

A trip abroad was long overdue. The last few years have been spent doing up our old house, moving and doing up our new one – well at least starting on it!  We always enjoyed the fantastic scenery of  the … Continue reading

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Five days in Lakes, photo storyboard

A five-day trip back in June 2014. Two days were solo and I then joined Terry Abraham and Chris Townsend while making their DVD – Backpacking in the Lake District. At the time I didn’t want to take too many … Continue reading

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5 Days in The Lakes Part 2

  This is the second and final part of my recent trip to the Lakes. First part is here Friday 22nd August Great Langdale – Cumbria Way -Angle Tarn- Martcrag Moor- Pike of Stickle – Harrison Stickle – Pavey Ark … Continue reading

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