Via Ferrata ‘Extreme’ – Honister Pass

Tuesday, 7th October 2014 by
l1060116I told Bernie to book us on the ‘Classic’ Via Ferrata at the Honister Pass slate mines but we arrived to find ourselves booked on the ‘Extreme’. Well, you can only die once, I thought.

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Thirlspot to Ambleside

Sunday, 27th July 2014 by
Cooling my feet at Sweden Bridge.I had the day to myself so I decided to take the bus the Thirlspot and walk back to Ambleside via Helvellyn.

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Le Tour de France

Saturday, 5th July 2014 by
Jens Voigt wins the King of the Mountains on stage 1We’ve been excited by the prospect of the Tour de France passing through Yorkshire for quite some time. Having the world’s largest single sporting race so close to home is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join in with the spectacle…

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Brilliant Weather = Lots of Adventures

Monday, 23rd June 2014 by
Pete starting out on Arc de TriomphThe weather this past week has been glorious! In between working and gardening I have tried my hardest to get out and enjoy it…

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Great Close Scar

Monday, 9th June 2014 by
Great Close Scar, MalhamLast weekend we went across to Yorkshire to sample more rock climbing on the lovely limestone crags. We’d chosen Great Close Scar right next to Malham Tarn.

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Laetitia enjoying Mandrake at Quayfoot ButtressWe had plans to get several household chores, gardening, and decorating jobs done over the bank holiday weekend. This seemed like a perfect plan as the weather forecast was less than hopefully.

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Yorkshire Three Peaks

Tuesday, 20th May 2014 by
Descending from Whernside, the highest of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.It's hard to describe just how "made" the route and path around the classic Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit is - but this picture illustrates it a bit.  It also shows just how busy it is!On Saturday, in glorious summer sunshine, I was trekking around the 39 kilometre classic Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit with a charity group (Tiny Tickers) of 22 walkers.

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Lower Falcon Crag

Friday, 16th May 2014 by
Steve and Gus on Stretch at Lower Falcon Crag, BorrowdaleWednesday was the first of this summer’s CC evening climbing meets in the Lakes. Thankfully the weather was perfect – sunny, warm, and of course dry. Hooray! Strangely with such lovely conditions only a select gang bothered to turn up. I wonder if it was the choice of venue? Lower Falcon Crag in Borrowdale is […]

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