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
Fairfield Horeshoe in Great Condition
I should be getting on with ticking off my Wainwrights. Not many to go now, mainly low-level and away from the main peaks. But the weather this weekend was so … Continue reading
Eagles over Kidsty Pike
Late August, time for a further return to the Lakes. The weather looked settled so Luna and I headed to the Far Eastern Fells, the closest to home. I’m also … Continue reading
Wainwrights North Western Fells Completed!
Its taken a while to get around to completing this blog and update on my completion of one book of Wainwrights Fells. I was having a lovely conversation with the … Continue reading
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
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
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
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