Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Belmont Village and Reservoir

  I am impressed with a blog I have started following, Mick goes out every day with his dog and records it in a daily blog on places and history, … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

A Long Walk over the Three Towers of Lancashire

I first heard of this walk when looking through Gladys Sellers’ old 1978 guide to Walks on the West Pennine Moors. This book has been in my library from well … Continue reading

June 26, 2014

Introduction to Map Reading, 1 Day Skills Course. West Pennine Moors and Peak District

If you are new to walking in the countryside or have always followed a guide-book, this one-day hands-on course will equip you with the skills to safely navigate paths and … Continue reading

March 4, 2014

Rivington Pike in the January Snow and Sunshine

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

WWII Hurricane crash site on Winter Hill

Winter Hill is just to north of where I live. It’s close enough for an afternoon stroll to the top, or a couple of hours hard mountain biking over the … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Winter Hill Mountain Biking

Sunday started with such a blue sky, clearing from a very wet night, so I had to get the bike out for a long spell around Winter Hill. From my … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment