Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 27

Whernside 2011

It was May of 2011 and was wondering where to go at the weekend, and after a checking where the better weather was likely to be, i decided to have a trip to the Yorkshire Dales and tackle Whernside. I chose this as i had wanted to do the 3 peaks one day and this …

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Nov 26

Blencathra 2011

We set off at our usual time of 6 am in order to miss the traffic chaos on the M62 around Manchester, and arrived at Threlkeld at about 8.30. Parking outside The Horse and Farrier Inn, we noticed it was serving breakfasts and as it was raining we decided to delay the trip for a …

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Nov 12

Scafell Pike 2010

  After telling my mate Dave about my walk on Helvellyn, he said it was a place he always wanted to go too. To find a walking partner was a bit of a relief as i thought at least i could blame someone else when we got lost, as we surely would. It was late 2010 …

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Nov 09

Helvellyn 2010

This was my 1st walk in the lakes and it was a spur of the moment decision to do. I had no previous experience of walking in the Lakes and had no idea how changeable the conditions could be. Armed with a box of sandwiches some water and a guide book, off i went….. After a …

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