Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

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

Three Waters of the Western Fells – Day 4, Buttermere to Wasdale

Alfred Wainwright says in his last Guide to the Lakeland Fells, ‘The fleeting hour of life of those who love the hills is quickly spent, but the hills are eternal. … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Three Waters of the Western Lakes – Day 3, over to Buttermere

It’s taken a while to finish this third instalment of a recent backpacking weekend in the Lakes. Some of the blogs I read are by writers who can knock off … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Three Waters of The Western Lake District – Day 2, Ennerdale Water

After dinner and an epic fight with the midges, we looked out at the incredible views up Ennerdale Water from our campsite after our second day backpacking. Then out of … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Three Waters of the Western Lake District – Day 1 Wastwater

It started of with 9 of us from our trekking group; although Bill wasn’t fit after his operations and Dick was out of the country again in his luxury mobile … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 1 Comment