Introducing the Lake District

As part of enjoying the Lake District with other walkers, I also find it massively rewarding to introduce others to the wonders of the Lake District. As part of hiking with family and friends I…

Sometimes Hikes are Easier on Paper

This had all the makings of a nice wander through the hills, after the initial ascent to around 700 meters it was a bit of up and down and we would bag another 2 hills.…

Elterwater Round

It is not often I get to walk with my family, all 5 of us. Normally at least one person is injured enough to be unable to make it. It made a nice change to…

The Crinkles and Bowfell

It has been a while since I did what I class as a proper day in the hills. I don’t really know what this means, but I guess it means when I get home I…

First walk back

On my last walk, I managed to twinge my achilles. I have since been to the physio and he advised me it was tendinopathy because of my hiking and a few other things. The recovery…

The Coniston Fells – The Magnificent 7

This walk was another solo effort which turned into a much much longer traverse of what I am now aware is called the magnificent 7. Had I realised this before I had started I would…

Summer is here! Sunshine and sunburn…

This was quite a last minute decision. I don’t particularly like walking on a bank holiday weekend, but a bit of research and I managed to find a walk that should remain off the beaten…

A walk for another day.

We arrived to the start point a little later than normal. The plan initially was to walk the route, knock off as many of the Wainwrights in that area as we could. Then with our…