Category Archives: Adventures with Les

Beacon Fell and the River Brock

We picked the hottest day of the year to visit the south western edge of the Forest of Bowland to do our walk. It was graded as easy/moderate so we did not anticipate any problems. We left our car at … Continue reading

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Causey Pike recce.

My walk this week was in the Lake District where I accompanied Les and Gordon on a recce for the next walk with Crosby Rambling Club. We parked in Keswick and set out towards Portinscale. We could see Causey Pike … Continue reading

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Another walk on the wild side

Yesterday I went for a walk over Easington and Grindleton Fell on the edge of the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire. My walking notes said the distance was 8.5 miles and to allow 5.5 hours. That can’t be right. Even … Continue reading

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Whistling down the wind.

My walk this week was at Downham, one of the most attractive villages in Lancashire. Downham means ‘the habitation on the hill’ and the settlement can be traced back over 1000 years. The manorial family of Downham are the Asshetons … Continue reading

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Bright and Breezy at Buxton.

I’m off to Buxton with Les to do the reccee for the next Crosby Rambling Club walk. It is a reccee for the “A” party walk. Les said it would be about 11 miles but I just know it will … Continue reading

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Barden Moor and Embsay Crag.

My walk this week took me into Yorkshire and the village of Embsay near Skipton. We left the village to walk along Pasture Road to Embsay Reservoir. Passing the sailing club we could look across the reservoir to Embsay Crag … Continue reading

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The other Borrowdale- we’re in the Park.

Yesterday I went for a walk along the ‘other Borrowdale’. This was not the well known valley that stretches south from Derwent Water, but its little known cousin situated just to the west of the M6 a few miles south … Continue reading

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