Antondotreks

Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

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

September 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

July 1, 2017 · 3 Comments

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

June 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

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 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

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