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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Hmmmmm, Sachertorte…

Sunday, 27th October 2013 by
Is this Sacher's Sachertorte?  No, it's mine!Our lovely friend Dalma sent us a postcard from Vienna with a recipe for Sachertorte. I simply had to make it, but we decided that we’d have to expend a few calories before we could eat it.

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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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Winter Camping on Kinder (again)

Sunday, 24th February 2013 by
Settling down to a chilly night. The glow in the sky is presumably ManchesterOur traditional winter camping weekend...

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Langstrath

Sunday, 30th September 2012 by
The view towards Derwent Water from Allen Crags.Whilst Elsie was enjoying her lovely lazy lie in and veg chilli…

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Lingmoor Tarn

Sunday, 19th August 2012 by
Swimming between the small islands.There's a letterbox out there somewhere...

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Charmer’s Grave

Saturday, 18th August 2012 by
Laetitia laughing at having got so cold that she had hot-aches in her hands (in August!) while sorting the ropes at the top of Dow Crag.Despite the BBC’s promise that Saturday’s weather would be “dry for most” we woke to this summer’s usual situation, torrential rain! However, a day indoors wasn’t appealing so we decided to embark on a mountain-day with loads of different activities and objectives

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Laetitia tunnelling through a dry-stone wall!Awful Weather The weather this past week (month!) has been utterly awful! June was twice as wet as any June in (at least) the past seven years – this table shows just how wet… Rain Database (mm) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2006 - - 200.6 […]

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