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The Shorter Side of Wasdale

Last day always involves a good deal of packing. My trailer despite flipping open/closed quickly still takes a couple of hours to unpack and stow everything, empty water containers and the like. 388 more words


The Smaller Side of Wasdale

I’ve often looked across the Church Stile campsite and thought that I ought to climb Irton Pike as it looked a suitably rocky and a well positioned view point. 313 more words


The quieter side of Wasdale

With a mild hangover (spot the pun from the previous post) we spent the usual eternity agreeing where to go for a walk. Not fancying using the car or the crowds no doubt attracted to the honeypots higher up the valley, we hit the heights of Buckbarrow and Seatallan. 420 more words


the Dark Walks : Collecting Greys

Before Christmas we shared a blog about our seven days of Dark Walks, written on the last day of walking, and promised we would post more. 887 more words


Loving the Lake District

When you rent a car, it’s a common thing to adjust your mirrors and to set up whatever GPS device you’ll use for your road trip. 1,227 more words


Cloud and Isolation in the Western Margins

Some places in the Lakes are simply not easy to get to. Most of the main valleys have roads of some kind or another in which the walker who doesn’t want to spend hours tramping the roads can get to within reach of the fells, the major example of which being Ennerdale, which has been out of bounds to non-Forestry Commission traffic for decades. 1,857 more words

The Lake District

100 Swims Road Trip

It is quite apparent as the leaves begin to turn, leaving the river bank with a tide line of the fallen, that time is slipping away.  879 more words

Open Sky Swimming