Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Great Carrs and a wonderful Wild Camp.

I’ve been close to the top of Great Carrs at least a couple of times before. Once when caught out in a gale on a Coniston round we inadvertently ended … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bog Trotting with Luna in the Southern Fells – Wainwrights 147 &148

This was my first trip out with Luna, our Afghaluki hound. We took along Steve and Nas for company. Nas always fills his rucksack with loads of food, often homemade, … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Sheffield Pike and Glenridding Dodd, Wainwrights #’s 145 & 146

Earlier this year I tried to run with a blog-a-day; my “Out and About” series.   When spring came, the weather improved; freelancing work started again; the garden demanded tending; we … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Mosedale Horseshoe – Plan B and C

  Our plan was to do the section of the Bob Graham round from Wasdale Head to Honister. A hut to hut day out across some of the best peaks … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Fleetwith Pike

This morning it was lashing it down at Honister Hostel where we had spent the night. How we got there is worthy of a longer blog, tomorrow perhaps. A group … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

We Brave the Storm to climb Great Crag (Wainwright #136 to #138)

The plan for the weekend was a trip to the Lake District with my mates. This time of year over the last couple of years we have had some great … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

How to avoid getting lost in the Mist, a blast above Kentmere

It was supposed to be sunny; a days respite from the storms. Eva had done her damage and Storm Frank was due that evening. Mike and I decided on finding … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three Waters of Western Lake District

This is a route I put together for a few days backpacking in June. Our aim was to get up somewhere wild for the first night after a long drive … Continue reading

August 6, 2015