Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

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

Whinlatter to Barf – A Wainwright walk with Alison

We were staying at the wonderful Cottage in the Woods just below the top of Whinlatter Pass. Alison and I wanted a not too strenuous walk that didn’t go too … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mosedale Horseshoe with St Anthony’s Glory

What started as a long weekend out with my mates, ended up with me doing a solo backpacking route. We had decided on the western Lake District, a new area … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lakeland Journey by W.A.Poucher – The Perfumed Mountaineer

I caught the programme about W.A. Poucher on Radio 4 the other day. Radio 4 iplayer link. It brought back to mind the time Poucher was on TV, interviewed by … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam January 28th 2012

All week the weather looked promising for the weekend and then it snowed on Friday, with a frost in the evening; I knew it was going to be a good … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment