Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

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 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

Crib Goch – A Winter Scramble with the Commandos

I wanted a crack at the winter round of Snowdon horseshoe after enjoying my old slides from 1975 in great conditions. More on that story in other blogs, but Mike … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Derwent Edge on Rememberance Sunday and Kinder Downfall recovery from the party.

Dick pulled the curtain back, opened the window wide (he does like the fresh air) and there it was, a clear blue sky. Our room in Edale Hostel looked back … Continue reading

November 13, 2014

Map Reading Skills and Navigation in the Countryside.

A  hands-on course, based in the Peak District, West Pennine Moors or Lake District. This will equip you to navigate with the skills to plan walks and safely navigate paths … Continue reading

March 14, 2014

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dolomites Via Ferrata – 2012 Part 2

After our traverse of the Brenta , (see previous blog), Mike and I drove across to Corvara in the Central Dolomites. We had been there a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dolomites Trip September 2012

I have recently returned from this years trip to the Dolomites with my walking and climbing mates. Highlights were completing the Via delle Bochette over four days in the Brenta … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 1 Comment