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Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike

BBC4’s Wednesday night documentary about Scafell Pike, Britain’s highest mountain, came with favourable previews, although I’d have raced home from work to catch it if it had been promised to be a load of old boots, because there just aren’t enough television programmes about the Lake District. 878 more words

The Goggle-Box

The toughest triathlon ever comes to the Lakes

Photo by Steve Ashworth/MovieIt

A  triathlon to be staged in the Lake District this summer looks set to be the world’s toughest ultimate race.

The Wasdale X is a full distance extreme event with a total distance of 140 miles (226km) and a record-breaking 16,994 ft (5,180m) of ascent – more than comparable events anywhere in the world. 293 more words

A quick trip around Wastwater

So in an attempt to get the new year off to a good start we decided to try a “new” body of water. That being one we hadn’t done before. 131 more words