Category Archives: Lake District

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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High Stile Ridge

It was way back in 1989 that I first did this walk but a few years ago I decided try it again. It seemed to have got steeper. As I drove over the Honnister Pass it started to rain and … Continue reading

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On a high, Scafell Pike.

At 3210 feet, Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England and one of those “must do” walks. We chose the approach from Borrowdale via Esk Hause. 5.5 miles and 3200 feet of ascent. We parked our car at Seatoller … Continue reading

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The Langdale Valley with CRC.

This weekend I went up to the Lake District with Crosby Rambling Club. Our destination was Elterwater and the lovely Langdale Valley. I joined the B party on one of the classic walks in the Langdale Valley. From Elterwater we … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visits Staveley.

I’m back in England and its time to get my boots on and go for a walk. I also needed long trousers and a fleece. It felt quite cold compared to Mallorca. I went up the Lake District with Crosby … Continue reading

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No 108, Barrow.

Last weekend I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Keswick. I joined the rather large B party on a pleasant walk to the summit of Barrow at 1494 ft. It was my 108th Wainwright. I am now … Continue reading

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