Winter Wonderland in the Lake District

Well, this year has been hella busy. Bought a house, moved in, did a lot of renovating. Many new skills learned, many new injuries gained. Blogging unfortunately dropped off, as did hiking, but winter is…

Hart Crag in the snow

It’s been a while since I last posted, I have still been walking, but really struggled to find time to edit and sort through the images of my walks. Midway through planning a renovation on…

Winter Skills on St Sunday

Recently my time has been heavily focussed on a new place we are living, this has unfortunately meant all my time was poured into that. In fact I hadn’t been walking in months, but I…

Running the Fells

I really love being in the hills, I am not a fair weather walker, I just feel better being out It was a horrible day, no photos will follow… I got out the car near…

Walking the Edge

With snow swirling and wind gusting our journey to the top was tough, but despite the difficult conditions it was one of my favourite days in the mountains. Last week was a disappointment. I set…

The start of the snow

Snow forecast and bags packed, I spent last Saturday hiking in the Lake District. The challenge, 10.5miles, 5 Wainwrights and not much light. I find the hobby of hiking in England is closely followed by…

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.…

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…