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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North Face Trail & Bluebells

Monday, 12th May 2014 by
Laetitia crosses a bridge on the North Face Trail in Grisedale ForestSneaking a couple of hours of mountain biking between the showers in Grisedale Forest on the North Face Mountain Bike Trail…

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Laetitia at the start of the Arete.  Look, no crowds.Monday was amazing as well. More wall to wall sunshine, so this time we did jump on the lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (not the first lift I hasten to add).

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Pete walking through the meadow on the way towards Dalle a Bournet at Secteur Vallon de Van.Sunday arrived as perfect as forecasted – wall to wall sunshine. But instead of jumping on the first lift up to the Aiguille du Midi to bag a rock route, we decided to let the sun do it’s stuff and hopefully melt any snowy ledges while we hopped over the border to Switzerland.

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Pete feels Queazy…

Saturday, 3rd May 2014 by
Pete doesn't know which way is up, down, left, and right on the BochardWe’re taking advantage of the Bank Holiday weekend and spending a few days in Chamonix. The plan is to climb, but the forecast for today wasn’t looking too good until late afternoon so we decided to enjoy the last of the snow at Grand Montets.

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Forest of Bowland Mountain Biking

Monday, 28th April 2014 by
Laetitia part of the way down the Hope LineMountain biking is great fun! But every now and again its even more exciting to go somewhere new…

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A Super Sunny Easter Weekend

Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 by
Laetitia following the surprisingly brilliant upper wall of Rowan Tree GrooveIn common with last year Easter’s weather in 2014 was super sunny, however, in 2013 it was freezing and perfect for Scottish winter climbing (although granted Easter was a little bit later this year). Either way, sunny weather means climbing of one sort or another…

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