Coniston, RLH, and the New Langdale Guidebook

Monday, 9th September 2013 by
Max Biden's labour, the brand new Langdale guidebookDespite the less than perfect forecast this past weekend was a particularly busy one with loads of diverse activities including: an introduction to open water swimming, enjoying excellent company and great food at the SMC meet at RLH in Langdale, scrambling in the rain on Pavey Ark, and the launch of the new Langdale guidebook. […]

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Patterdale Walking

Sunday, 23rd June 2013 by
Laetitia, Chris, and Helen relishing the high water in Hoggets GillI'd arranged to meet one of my work colleagues, Chris, on Saturday to help him learn a little navigation...

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St Sunday Crag, Pinnacle Ridge

Sunday, 5th May 2013 by
Pete near the start of Pinnacle RidgeThe bank-holiday weekend started off wet, and it had rained a fair bit on Friday, so we knew most crags would still be wet. Consequently after a short debate (unusually short for us, it normally takes ages to decide) as to what we should do and where we should go, we decided upon the classic […]

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Holme Fell Scramble and Letterboxing

Monday, 4th March 2013 by
Highland Cow ... "moo" !The scramble up the west ridge of Raven Crag, leading up on to Holme Fell, is a lovely easy way to gain height. Perfect to blow the cobwebs out of our heads following last night’s party…

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In the footsteps of the Bedouin

Thursday, 29th November 2012 by
The second Bedouin stepWadi Rum is an extraordinary place…

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Sharp Edge

Sunday, 15th January 2012 by
Looking down from the frosty summit of Blencathra towards KeswickAfter yesterday up on Pavey with glorious blue sunny skies and dry warm rock today was again brilliantly sunny when we rolled out of bed! What’s happening, two great days of weather, in winter, and at the weekend…

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New Year’s Eve 2011

Sunday, 1st January 2012 by
Lack of exercise over the hols made it seem necessary to attempt at least one "peak"

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Climbing the almost highest mountain

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