Category Archives: Walks

Blogs about the walks I take

Whinlatter Forest Park : Seat How Summit Trail

We had enjoyed our New Year’s Day walk in Whinlatter Forest park, which you can read about here, so it was no surprise that we returned for another walk a few days later. This time we had selected the Seat … Continue reading

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Whinlatter Forest Park : Two Gills Trail

We could see from the window of the Mouse House that it had snowed on the higher peaks overnight, and as the weather forecast suggested that conditions would deteriorate through New Year’s Day, we decided to go for a local … Continue reading

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Newlands Valley

I had walked much of this route before when we were last staying at The Mouse House At Rowling End.  You can read about my walk to Little Town here, and my walk from there into the Newlands Valley (and … Continue reading

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Sugar Loaf

We had decided to climb a mountain on New Year’s Eve and as Sugar Loaf was only about 30 minutes drive from where we were staying, we did not even have to get up very early to do it, although … Continue reading

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Merbach Hill

We were staying down near Hereford between Christmas and New Year, and this looked like a fun walk in the Crimson Short Walks book, which would set us up nicely for a harder climb on New Year’s Eve. I was treating … Continue reading

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Offa’s Dyke Path : Hergest Ridge

We were staying down near Hereford between Christmas and New Year, and once I had seen this walk in the Crimson Short Walks book, I just had to do it.  Not only would it get me along a bit more … Continue reading

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Pilatus Kulm

We were over in Lucerne, Switzerland, for the Christmas markets, and as the Ibis hotel we were staying at in Kriens Mattenhof was in the shadow of a mountain we decided to go to the top of it.  We needed … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival 2015 (Sunday)

You need to read where this story starts, and you can do that here. You then need to read where this story continues, and you can do that here. The weather had not got any better but at least it … Continue reading

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Offa’s Dyke Path : Devil’s Pulpit

I was down in Chepstow for the Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, but I was not restricting myself to music while I was down here, and had already taken in the parkrun at the Forest Of Dean on the Saturday … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 19

Week 19 and I am enjoying an active holiday… This week’s blog is brought to you by a Garibaldi, because we visited Sassari. Monday 31 August 2015 I am on holiday in Sardinia, so this is more likely to turn into a travelog … Continue reading

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