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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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Snow shoes in the Wolds

It is an absolute age since I did any walking, blogging or read anyone’s blog.  As with every year the  January to March period is extremely busy at work and I find myself with little time to do anything except … Continue reading

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A walk on the boggy side – 24 hours in the Peak District

With time to spare this weekend and with a view to walking fairly close to home I decided on the following route with an overnight wild camp. The weather was sunny and quite warm with a severe overnight frost and … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Wolds – not all of the county is flat!

Long time since I posted due to work, painting the outside of the house and outbuildings before the winter and a nasty cold has kept me away from walking for a while.  So last Sunday I thought I would take … Continue reading

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Knoydart Trip – Information

Here is a supplementary post to my Knoydart trip giving some useful information on campsites, transport and costs. Campsites Shiel Bridge We spent one night at the Shiel Bridge Caravan Park and Camp site prior to our walk.   Cost per … Continue reading

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Knoydart Part 3

A rather delayed Part 3 of the Knoydart Trip. I am now in Cornwall with my family on holiday – dreadful weather today, so good reason to get sorted out.  I am way behind with my blog and reading others – … Continue reading

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Knoydart Part 2

Monday After a good nights sleep we awoke to a beautiful morning, only slightly marred by the presence of midges which as soon as the wind dropped were out in force.  Breakfast was taken against a stunning  background and we … Continue reading

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