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On Castle Crag

Snatching a few hours of bright sunshine during what has been a very wet or snowy spring, we set out from Rosthwaite for Castle Crag in Borrowdale. 185 more words


Today’s fells really need to be experienced in person, preferably in the gorgeous weather we were blessed with. Photographs hardly do justice to the feeling of the wide open spaces which we even compared to the skies over the Broads. 446 more words


On Great Coum and Crag Hill

I wrote last year about our walks up to see the Occupation Road, popularly known as the “Occy”, above Dent in  the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 580 more words

Crookdale Horseshoe to the west of Shap summit.

More Wainwright Outliers with Sir Hugh.

I refer to the Shap summit on the old A6. This was the major route up to Scotland on the west coast before the Motorway opened in 1970. 352 more words


Glenridding Dodd

Glenridding Dodd (this is a Wainwright). Not one for the feint hearted. This is a very steep climb and only really for the experienced adventurous types. 503 more words

Great Views

Questions answered through first 11 games

Before the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds in a Sunday matinee matchup, I thought I’d answer some questions about the team through the first eleven games of the season. 475 more words

Wainwright's Outliers - three courses in Eskdale.

Today was another of motoring and quick isolated summits, so I went alone. After last week’s snow there was sunshine and warmth, the birds thought it was Spring. 477 more words