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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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Video post – 3 days backpacking in the Lakes

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Off to the Lakes

I am off today to the Lakes for a five day backpack involving two big loops from Keswick. I am looking forward to this and meeting friends on the fells after two days walking.  I will be taking a new … 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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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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Back from Knoydart

Arrived back after a 9 hour drive from Shiel Bridge. The walk from Shiel Bridge didn’t quite go to plan. My son forgot his custom-made orthotics (only remembered that he had done so at Glasgow!). I bought him some Superfeet … Continue reading

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Trip Report – Traverse of Kinder Plateau and Bleaklow – Part 2

Day 2 – Thursday 28th October 2010 Start 8.15 Finish 18.00 27.9 Km (19 miles) I was packed away by quarter past eight and on my way, walking along the plateau edge past the rocks of Plym Chair and climbing … Continue reading

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