Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

A Round of Fairsnape Fell

It’s been ages since I’ve been up Parlick and Fairsnape. This was my local fell when I lived in Longridge and apart from a snowy winter trip around 5 years … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

American Skunk Cabbage

I dont know if one can get excited about the appearance of such a plant, but to me this is one of the signs of Spring well on its way. … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Burnt Edge Colliery Brickworks

Was up to doing a circuit of Burnt Edge yesterday. At the end of the old tramway is the Colliery; Brickworks and farm ruins. This time of year the vegetation … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Smithills Estate Demonstration Event

  Earlier this week, I was invited to a demonstration event at the new Woodland Trust Estate here in Smithills. This estate starts just across the road, I can see … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wilderswood Rescue

I was going to blog about Wilderswood today. This is the small piece of ancient woodland off Georges Lane on the way up to Rivington Pike. But a more exciting … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Barrow Bridge Post Box  

It’s been a bit wet about here recently.  Even our walking Hound has at times refused to put her nose out of the door. So walks have had to be … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Smithills Waterfall

Having some wet weather recently so just walking around our home area to stretch the legs and those of the dog. This is the ornamental waterfall in Smithills Hall, which … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tockholes

  It was a bright sunny day, but the wind whipping in from the east made it extra chilly  on the tops. Although the plan was to walk across to … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment