Monthly Archives: November 2011

#54 – Hardcastle Crags, Shackleton Knoll and Lumb Hole Waterfall

There’s something about waterfalls.  The combination of sound, movement, power and light is elemental and irresistible, and it’s little wonder that waterfalls have inspired artists, photographers, poets and writers.  There is even a school of thought that waterfalls have a … Continue reading

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#53 – Carlin Gill in the Howgills.

Between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales lie the Howgills.  These hills are a mixture of contradictions.  They are quiet, lonely hills, yet several thousand motorists drive by them each day.  They are small hills, with the highest top … Continue reading

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#52 – The Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe

Walking from valley to valley has featured largely in both my walking and my blog posts for the last couple of weeks, but to keep a balanced view (and to keep the mountain men/women happy) here’s a look at the … Continue reading

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#51 – Wet Sleddale, Swindale and Mosedale- more purposeful wandering

Last weeks walk and blog (#50) prompted the idea to have more of the same, but to go one better, so plans were hatched to revisit the eastern side of the Lake District.  The Far Eastern Fells bear little resemblance … Continue reading

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