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5 Days in The Lakes Part 1

I wasn’t meant to be here, my original plan was to walk the Skye Trail over a 7 day period and with traveling to the island this would mean I would be away for ten days and with the sale … Continue reading

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Lakeland Backpack – Part 2

Tuesday Dawn comes early near to the solstice and when I am in a tent, I wake pretty early, so a little after 5.30 I was already to get up. I decided to avoid making tea early as Terry and … Continue reading

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A Lakeland backpack – Part 1

It was a trip I couldn’t wait to start, five days in the Lakes, with 4 nights wild camping and meeting up with Terry Abraham and Chris Townsend for 3 nights. We were to meet up on Bleaberry Fell as … Continue reading

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Back from the Lakes

I am back from a truly excellent 5 day backpack trip in the Lake District. Great wild camps, excellent weather and the fine company of Terry Abraham and Chris Townsend.  We had Dan Richards – (Mark Richard’s son he of … Continue reading

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A short backpack around the Scafell Massif

It had been absolutely ages since I had ventured out on a backpacking trip. Realising that Terry Abraham was still out filming for his Scafell film, I texted him saying would he like to meet up around Sprinkling Tarn as … Continue reading

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Trip Report – Lobstone Band & Bleaberry Fell

Route: Wednesday afternoon 15th May: Keswick – Cat Bells- Maiden Moor-High Spy – Lobstone Band ( 10.5 km or 6.5 miles) Thursday 16th May: Dale Head-Rosthwaite-Berkett’s Leap-Watendlath-High Trove-High Seat-Bleaberry Fell ( 12 km or 7.5 miles) Friday morning 17th May: … Continue reading

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The Cairngorms with Terry and Chris – nearly!

As a backer of the Kickstarter project –  “The Cairgorms in Winter” my reward/prize call in what you wish was to spend an overnight with Chris Townsend and Terrybnd  in the Cairngorms.  Terry I know well, but Chris like many … Continue reading

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