Category Archives: Lake District

Grey skies at Grasmere with Crosby Rambling Club.

Last Sunday I was out with my local rambling club when we visited Grasmere in the Lake District. I decided to do the B party walk. It was listed as challenging, not so much in terms of distance but it … Continue reading

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A circuit of Loughrigg Fell.

At last the Covid restrictions are eased and I could get out to meet my friends from Crosby Rambling Club and enjoy a walk in the Lake District. Out destination was Ambleside and I did the B walk, a steady … Continue reading

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More memories of the Lake District.

I am keeping myself occupied during Lockdown Number 3 by looking back over some of my old photos. Looking down on Buttermere was taken in 1987. I had walked along the shore of Buttermere and then climbed Haystacks before continuing … Continue reading

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Looking back over Catbells.

I have been looking back through some of my old photos. This was was taken in the Spring of 1986 on one of my early visits to the Lake District. I had just climbed my first Wainwright and similar to … Continue reading

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Boats at Buttermere

Once again we are in lockdown and I am looking back through some of my old photos. Boats in Buttermere was taken on one of my early walks in the Lake District back in 1987.

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Far Easedale and the Helm Crag Ridge.

The walk to Easedale Tarn with the return along the Helm Crag ridge is one of my favourite walks in the Lake District. I have done it many times over the years and hope to do it again when lockdown … Continue reading

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Memories of Helvellyn.

24th April 1990. It is almost exactly 30 years ago that I first climbed Helvellyn via Striding Edge with the return via Swirral Edge. One of the classic Lake District walks. During the past few weeks of lockdown I have … Continue reading

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Memories of Red Screes.

I have been looking through my old prints and found these from a walk I did with Crosby Rambling Club back in February 1996. A classic circular walk from Ambleside heading north to High Sweden Bridge then along the valley … Continue reading

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Dodd. Number 108.

                                         Panorama from the summit of Dodd. Yesterday I was in the Lake District where I climbed Dodd. It’s only 1612 feet in height but it was memorable because it is my 108th Wainwright. I am now officially over half … Continue reading

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Finishing off the Dales Way with a sing-along.

At the weekend I was in the Lake District with my local rambling club. I had done the reccee for the walk but today we were dropped off the coach a couple of miles outside Bowness which reduced the distance … Continue reading

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