Category Archives: Adventures with Les

Reminiscences of Haystacks.

The snowy conditions over the last few days have kept me indoors but my mind has still been on the mountains. I have been looking back on some of my images and thought I would reblogg the beautiful walk Les … Continue reading

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Great Gable

It’s that time of the year. Short days and long nights. I can hear the rain battering against the window. Time to look back on some of my walks. A few years ago, Les and I decided to climb Great … Continue reading

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Round Barbon Fell

I was out this week in Cumbria with Les and Gordon to do a reccee for the next Crosby Rambling Club ‘A’ Party walk. Our destination was Kirkby Lonsdale and we parked at Devil’s Bridge, a popular spot with bikers, … Continue reading

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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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