Category Archives: Walks

Blogs about the walks I take

Sardinia : Punta Balistreri

All my recent holidays have included climbing a mountain, and this holiday in Sardinia was not going to be an exception.  In fact, I had a whole book of walks with me.  The only problem with that was once we … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 9

Week 9 and I have a very busy week ahead of me… This week’s blog is brought to you by Captain James Cook, because we are going to Whitby. Monday 22 June 2015 We would be travelling up to Whitby on … Continue reading

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Roseberry Topping via Captain Cook’s Monument

As we were up near Whitby for a weekend bassoon course Debbie was attending, I decided to take a hike over Roseberry Topping early on the Saturday morning.  It is one of the Trail 100, so it had been on my … Continue reading

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Black Crag (Black Fell)

If you have read my blog about our climb of Holme Fell, which you can find here, then you will know that despite Debbie having had little confidence in my navigational skills we did manage to make it to the … Continue reading

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Holme Fell

If you have read my blog about our climb of The Old Man Of Coniston, which you can find here, then you will know that despite my efforts in the Point To Point event from Avalanche Endurance Events, which you … Continue reading

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Blawith Common And Beacon Tarn

Debbie was taking a day off after we climbed The Old Man Of Coniston, which you can read about here, so I decided to turn one of the walks in the guide book into a tabbing session.  Those of you … Continue reading

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The Old Man Of Coniston

We were back in the Lake District for the Christmas break and decided that it would not be a bad idea to get any serious hiking done sooner rather than later, preferably before the real rain arrived, so we set … Continue reading

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Woburn Park and Eversholt

We had not been for a walk in some time and as the weather was forecast to be fine we decided to head over to Woburn to see the deer. The drive over was easy and uneventful and I found … Continue reading

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Paras’ 10 training : Week 10

Week 10, and I cannot let a holiday get in the way of training… This week’s blog is brought to you by Team Lycan, because there is no I in Lycian. Monday 05 May 2014 The weather was still not … Continue reading

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The Lycian Way : Ovacik to Kozagaci

I will tell you straight away that this walk was intended to be a lot more than it turned out to be.  I set out to climb Mount Babadag and ended up getting about half way there before I lost … Continue reading

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