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Helvellyn from Wythburn Church

The path from Wythburn Church to the summit of Helvellyn is an old and well trodden route though it is perhaps now not as popular as the wide path via Grisedale Tarn or the more exciting but over publicised Striding … Continue reading

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Lake District Walks – in the Western Fells

Only the seasoned Wainwright bagger and local residents of West Cumbria will ever have heard of the hill called Grike but for everyone else it’s the westernmost of the Wainwrights or Lake District Fells, and stands next to Crag Fell … Continue reading

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Lake District Walks – an Exciting Route from Wasdale Head

Here’s a route I did recently for the first time that turned out to be one of the best walks I’ve done from Wasdale… Pillar has always been one of my favorite mountains of the Lake District but for some … Continue reading

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The Lake District Four Valleys Walk…

For a first outing in the Lakes in some time I decided on this nice circular walk from Wasdale Head around the 4 main valleys of the region that I’d planned earlier in the year as the winter storms raged … Continue reading

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Walking the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge is a walk that I had not previously done – or even attempted – only having climbed the 3 summits separately over about a year. That was until on a recent night out with some mates … Continue reading

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In the Lake District – Views of Borrowdale and Newlands

This is a walk I did last week in the Lake District, beginning and ending in the quaintly named village of Little Town in the Newlands Valley just south of Keswick. In true Lakeland style the weather came in with a … Continue reading

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Lake District Walks – Skiddaw from the North

Skiddaw in the northern Lake District above Keswick was the first mountain I ever climbed – at the age of about seven I think it was – and when my son Josh first expressed an interest in fellwalking it was his first … Continue reading

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