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Walking Heughscar Hill and Dunmallet

A couple of walks and blogs ago we walked up the Roman road of High Street to

Arthur’s Pike from the pretty village of Askham. At the time we thought it would be a good walk to take the easy tracks from Askham to Pooley Bridge, taking in a couple of heights from Wainwright’s “Outlying Fells” book along the way. 408 more words

A Roman Road to Arthur's Pike

Most people climb Arthur’s Pike from Howtown by Ullswater, but there is a longer and more interesting route from the village of Askham, incorporating part of the High Street Roman road. 430 more words

Day 1: Woke Up This Morning

Radium’s location between my home and the Kootenays always made it an ideal crossroads for getting to or from my destination.  I never considered it a destination of its own because it was just a *little* too far from home to make it a convenient launching pad for a return trip…and the conditions were never ideal as a Day 1 destination for the same reason.   904 more words


Third Generation Wainwright

Earlier this year, without fanfare or review, except perhaps in places I tend not to visit, Frances Lincoln Ltd published the first in a new Edition – the Third – of the… 1,773 more words


Wow, WOW, WoW, wOW Wainwright!

I should have known we were in for a special treat on the drive from Lloydminster to Wainwright.  We stayed off Highway 16 choosing the country roads around Highway 14 and were rewarded with a drive through undulating hills of verdant pageantry.  890 more words

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