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OMM Lite / Bike Spring Day 2

Day 2 of the OMM Lite / Bike in the Peak District saw a few downpours and rather more atmospheric skies. Another brilliant day with brilliant people. 39 more words


Border ridge walking - Part 1

The border between two countries often conjures up different images – fences, walls, guards, passport  checks and smuggling! Here in Northumberland, the English – Scottish border is found for a good part in the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park. 728 more words


Crowden to Standedge

Crowden to Standedge

We ascend the valley’s eastern flank

In early second morning sunshine

Across stream formed gullies

Fringed with ferns

Across Oaken Clough

Over Laddow Rocks and Grains Moss… 112 more words


Yorkshire Dales Photo Blog

Winter Walks in Yorkshire Dales – Our recent road trip to Yorkshire where we even walked some more of the Pennine Way – a continuation from our hiking in the Peak District. 14 more words


#195 - Mam Tor - The 'Shivering Mountain'

About 4000 years ago, the slopes of Mam Tor in the Peak District of Derbyshire would not have been a good place to be.    The hill is mostly sandstone lying on top of unstable shales, and 4000 years ago the southeast face started to slide down into the valley in one of the largest landslips ever to have occurred in the UK – what’s more, it’s still sliding, earning the hill the name of ‘The Shivering Mountain’ 514 more words


#194 - The Pennine Way in winter - twice as much fun for Javed

On 16 January 2016, the fifth Montane Spine Race ended at Kirk Yetholm in Scotland. Of the 68 racers who had started only 24 reached the finish, adding to the myths surrounding ‘Britain’s most brutal race’.    792 more words


#193 - The Spine Race 2016, as seen from Gregs Hut

The Spine Race – 268 miles on the Pennine Hills – In winter!

Every January for the past five years, a hardy bunch of ultra-athletes have set off from Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District with the intention of racing the 268 miles of the Pennine Way in seven days, in the worst weather that a British winter can throw at them. 891 more words