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…

Great Gable in Rough Weather

Today is my birthday. I am 28, I feel about 80. Yesterday I climbed Grey Knotts, walked Brandreth followed it up to Green Gable, scrambled up Great Gable back down to Windy Gap up to…

Miles through the Lakes

Last Sunday¬†I went hiking, yes, shocking I know. It is not often on this blog you see that I have been hiking! This hike was approximately 10 miles, covered 5 Wainwright peaks and turned out…

Great Rigg and Fairfield

Fantastic views from both Great Rigg and Fairfield. A lot less snow than expected, but dramatic nonetheless.   From the peak of Fairfield, it was possible to see across the valley to the next mountain…

A misty walk in the mountains

With Winter somewhere round the bend, I thought we could try out our new woolly clothing. Picking a secluded area of the Lake District for a walk. Starting around the Wrynose Pass area. Weather was…

Skiddaw and Little Man

Booking a couple of days off work is always risky if your plan is to be outside during either of those two days. Then to organise a hike over 2 weeks in advance for one…