Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Bessyboot or Rosthwaite Fell that is the question? #166

Rosthwaite Fell is at the end of the long spur coming down from Esk Hause, ending in Stonethwaite, Borrowdale. Geologically, its the end of the Scafell range, so it would … Continue reading

September 22, 2019 · 1 Comment

Day 1 – Climb to Triglav; Tominsek Route to Triglavski Dom.

I know, this is so last year, but I am behind on my blogging while I research the history of my backyard mountain. So I’m currently catching up while on … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Below Wilderswood

Last week, a cold wind blew across the lower edges of Winter Hill, so the afternoon walk kept to the fields below Two Lads.  My copy of Daniel  Calderbanks book … Continue reading

December 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Walk along the White Cliffs – Remembering the Dover Patrols and Convoys

Morning brought a cloudy sky and a gentle sea lapping the beach in front of the cottage. But no rain. Waterproofs were donned anyway, including the dogs, and we drove … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

New Fields Farm

Today is Lancashire day.  As an ex-patriot Yorkshire man, living in darkest Lancashire, today I will be writing about my home rather than my birthplace. In recent months I have … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Upper Swaledale

A settled day was promised, so we set out to explore more of the Dales. Up the narrow steep lane out of Askrigg, we drove over the Common to Muker. … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

Yorkshire Rain and Waterfalls

Based on today’s experience, I think rain in Yorkshire is not as wet as that in Cumbria or Lancashire. It did try hard to pour down, but was only a … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rainforest Trek through the Cardamom Hills – Avoiding Elephants

Our expedition bus from Kochi took 6 hours to climb into the hills along narrow roads busy with the many Indians going about their daily business. We climbed through small … Continue reading

August 13, 2018 · 1 Comment