Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Snow Showers over Two Lads

  Not a lot of time to get out and about too far today and it was also blowing a blizzard. So I went up Two Lads on Winter Hill … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pilkington Quarry

Not immediately obvious from the road, this busy stone quarry lies above Horwich. A path runs between this quieter quarry and Montcliffe stone quarry to the north. These quarries probably … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adam Hill

There’s a path between the two large stone quarries above Horwich. It takes one, somewhat muddily, up onto Burnt Edge lane. Some work has just been completed on the paths … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 5 Comments

Doffcocker Lodge

  Not far from our house and within easy strolling distance is Doffcocker Lodge. In this part of the world a lodge is where water is “lodged”, usually for use … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

West Pennine Moors in Winter

I’m going to a special West Pennine event this Friday. I though I would add a few photo’s celebrating the great views we have in winter from this part of … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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