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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

Napes Needle and Needle Ridge, Great Gable

The route up from Borrowdale

Posing on Needle Ridge

Lee looking pleased that the Wasdale Crack is behind him

At the shoulder on the Napes Needle… 95 more words

Wild UK

O'er the Hills and Far Away . . . to Britain's "favourite view"

With breakfast consumed, the tent packed away and our backpacks on, it was time to leave the glampsite behind and swap the picturesque hamlet of Boot for a pitch a stone’s throw from Britain’s “favourite view” (as voted by ITV viewers several years prior). 652 more words


21st Birthday in the Lake District

After a hiatus of 10 years we returned to Low Water End house at the foot of Coniston Water in the Lake District for a week of walking, rowing, sailing and rain. 36 more words