Snowy Lakes

Sunday, 1st February 2015 by
We had our lunch in the cross-shelter near the summit of HelvellynYesterday we went for a bumble up to Stickle Tarn to see what the winter conditions were like. It was very windy. But there were plenty of people out, including a team on Jack’s Rake. We weren’t wearing winter boots, and didn’t have axes or crampons with us, so we stuck to the trails. Today, […]

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Snowy Fell Walks – Birk Fell

Thursday, 22nd January 2015 by
Wetherlam looking very wintryAfter today’s walk my knees are hurting…

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Via Ferrata in the Vanoise

Thursday, 31st July 2014 by
Rachel hanging aroundVia Ferrata in the Vanoise

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Rachel under the falls in Cirque du Grand Marchet.A seven day tour of the Vanoise glaciers. Views, widlife and food! What more could we want?

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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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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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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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Three Days in Bergen

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
Rachel sits on a cannon in the old fort.Three winter days in Bergen: mountains, museums and cake!

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