A short break to Devonshire

Sunday, 13th April 2014 by
Laetitia eyeing up the line on Shivering Timbers at Gull RockWe took the week off work, but we didn’t really have any plans. We thought we’d just take it as it comes.

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Raven Crag East

Sunday, 30th March 2014 by
Dave following By Jingo on Raven Crag EastDave and I enjoyed a wonderful summer-like day climbing on Raven Crag East in Langdale today. In weather like this the Lakes has to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth...

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West Pennine Moors Mountain Biking

Friday, 21st March 2014 by
mybikeburnley6Who would believe that just a few miles outside the industrial complexes of Blackburn and Burnley one could be up in the relative remoteness of the West Pennine Moors?

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Yorkshire Dales Mountain Biking

Monday, 17th March 2014 by
The weather was less than clement in the Dales - windy, drizzly, and cold.  Not the best day for me to decide it was Spring and go out in my cycling shorts!  :shock: (Laetitia is sporting her flashy new helmet bought with the big discounts on offer at the Big Demo weekend.)We enjoyed our rideout in the Yorkshire Dales so much a few weeks ago that we chose that venue again on Sunday.

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Shoulder-iffic Gritstone

Sunday, 9th March 2014 by
Pete starting Ant's Wall at Yarncliffe QuarryAfter a weekend climbing gritstone in the Peak District my shoulders are tired. It seems that unlike crimpy rock like limestone, and even our local volcanic Lakeland rock, grit involves a far more all over body contribution. Specifically, finger strength is my usual weakness and my forearms are normally where I get pumped first, however, […]

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Was it really dry yesterday?

Sunday, 23rd February 2014 by
Laetitia enjoying the sunshine with far Pen-y-ghent behindI can hardly believe that yesterday was dry, sunny even! But it was cold and windy so instead of a trip to the indoor climbing wall on such a nice day we decided our fitness levels were in need of some attention.

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Wintry Walks

Sunday, 12th January 2014 by
The view back down towards ButtermereIt seems like it has been raining enough recently to enable Noah to prepare for a perfect maiden journey. However, the weekend was set to be rain free. Hooray!

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Christmas Skeleton

Friday, 3rd January 2014 by
The skeleton shows off its dance moves!How to keep occupied between runs on a very wet week in Yorkshire...

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