Monthly Archives: March 2012

Grizedale Head

Thursday 29th march 2012. Start: Grizedale Bridge SD 536490 All week the weather had been unseasonably warm and we set off from Grizedale Bridge in gorgeous conditions, hazy sunshine with just a slight breeze. My guide book suggested that todays … Continue reading

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Bolton by Bowland

         Thursday 22nd March 2012          Todays walk was from the beautiful Yorkshire village of Bolton          by Bowland.   Starting from the car park at Bolton by Bowland SD 785495 we crossed the bridge and followed field paths to … Continue reading

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The Kinder Trespass

Sunday 18th March 2012. It is almost 80 years since the Mass Trespass of April 24th 1932 when 400 members of the British Workers’ Sport federation turned up at Bowden Bridge Quarry for the walk that was to change the … Continue reading

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Blackstone Edge

Tuesday 15th March 2012. Todays walk was along Blackstone Edge which once formed the boundary between Lancashire and Yorkshire. We started from the visitors centre at Hollingworth Lake and headed north east along a wooded valley and across a golf … Continue reading

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Capel Curig to Trefriw

Sunday 11th march 2012. I am 68 today and what better way to celebrate than by climbing a mountain. I am 0ff to Wales with my Rambling Club, Crosby CHA to do a 10 mile walk from Capel Curig to … Continue reading

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Hoof Stones Height.

Isolation and desolation. Words that describe yesterdays walk. Our destination was the remote trig point on Hoof Stones Height SD914292. It was a beautiful spring day, clear blue skies but with a cool breeze as we set off from the … Continue reading

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