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Weather - Please Be Kind!

It’s just one week to go until our trip to the Lake District and I am trying to do a little bit of packing and planning for it… 531 more words

Lake District

Alberta army officer ordered to stand trial for sex assault, uttering threats

EDMONTON – A judge has ordered a Canadian Army officer to stand trial on a dozen charges that include sexual assault.

Ten other charges were withdrawn against Capt. 81 more words


Walla Crag to Armboth Fell

Walla Crag to Armboth Fell

Thursday, 5 January 2017
9.94 miles/16.0 km
2,362 ft/720 m ascent
5 hours 10 minutes

Great day for this walk – last night’s hard frost made the bog surrounding High Tove hard enough to walk on.   140 more words


Orrest Head to clear the Head

First free weekend since before Christmas.  And it was sunny, so off for a walk.  Just above the village of Windermere is Orrest Head and Elleray Woods.  333 more words

The Lake District

Wainwright Walks 27: Lording it up (but not Barfing) at Whinlatter

Hills: Lord’s Seat, Broom Fell
Wainwrights: ditto (63 and 64)
When: Wednesday 4 January 2017
Who: me and the mountaineering minion
Conditions underfoot: great paths followed by mostly frozen bog… 775 more words


Wainwright Walks 26: Raven about the views from Raven Crag!

Hills: Raven Crag
Wainwrights: ditto
Who: Just me
When: Monday 2nd January 2017
Weather: glorious!
Bog factor: zero
Dodgy path factor: medium
Bizarre summit feature factor: high… 914 more words


Coniston Fells

Coniston Fells

Wednesday, 4 January 2017
8.20 miles/13.2 km
3,091 ft/942 m ascent
5 hours 40 minutes

Ascending The Old Man of Coniston (2,635ft/803m) up a quiet scenic route away from the quarries, appearing right at the summit.   111 more words