Monthly Archives: Dec 2010

#6 – A Short Walk on the Shortest Day

Tuesday 21st December – Clear blue skies made a trip to the hills a ‘must do’.  There was a white blanket of snow over the North of England, promising great views, but the same white blanket had also covered the … Continue reading

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#5 – It’s a dog’s life…….

Yet another week gone by without any days out in the hills, but all in a good cause, as we have been settling in our new arrival, a three year old Border Collie girl called “Mist”.  We have had an … Continue reading

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#4 – Would you like some ice with that?

What a week!  One of my excursions included sub-zero temperatures where I was glad I was wearing my down jacket, and with a perceptible avalanche risk and so much ice that I regretted not wearing crampons……….Yes, shopping at ASDA can … Continue reading

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#3 – “You can’t always get what you want”. (The Rolling Stones)

Friday 3rd December – The idea was to walk the east part of the Nantlle Ridge in Snowdonia.  The last time I did this the mist was down for the first and most interesting part of the walk, so I … Continue reading

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