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On Murton Pike

A few years ago we climbed Murton Pike, one of the great heights of the district, where the Eden valley meets the Pennines. But we were robbed of the view from the summit by the thickest of mists. 653 more words

Wainwright walks 29: 3 days of rain and the wrong trousers

Hills: Binsey, Little Mell Fell, Blea Rigg (Wainwrights 66-68)
Who: Me and the mountaineering minion for the first two; plus Hils, Beverly and Kets for the final one… 1,611 more words


Walking the John Buchan Country

I have written before  of the joys of walking in the Scottish Border countryside that inspired the writings of John Buchan (1875-1940).

A John Buchan Way runs for thirteen miles from… 365 more words

Wainwright Walks 28: Dodd-le of a walk, heck of a journey

Hills: Dodd (Skiddaw)
Wainwrights: ditto (no.65)
When: Friday 24 February
who: Me and the mountaineering minion
Time on hill: 2 hours
Time in car that morning: 966 more words


Back o' Skiddaw

Back o’ Skiddaw

Friday, 17 February 2017
12.68 miles/20.4 km
3,051 ft/930 m ascent
5 hours 27 minutes

… more photos on Flickr

North of Skiddaw there are a number of remote hills and we set off to climb most of them in a single walk.   226 more words


Gowbarrow, Little Mell and Great Mell Fells

Gowbarrow, Little Mell and Great Mell Fells

Thursday, 16 February 2017
5.03 miles/8.1 km
2,001 ft/610 m ascent
2 hours 34 minutes

… more photos on Flickr… 131 more words


Wainwright mother Nichole Clifford was victim of a homicide: RCMP

The RCMP say an autopsy confirms a 31-year-old Wainwright mother found dead on Friday was the victim of a homicide.

On Tuesday afternoon, police said the death of Nichole Clifford is now a murder investigation and that they are looking for anyone with information to come forward. 314 more words