Monthly Archives: March 2012

#70 – Castles in the Sky (Alport Castles near Ladybower)

After a successful raid last week on Mark Kelly’s blog in search of ideas for a walk, it was time to go plundering again.  I already had a walk in mind, from another Mark.  Mark’s Walking Blog had recently featured … Continue reading

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#69 – The Standedge Trail and the Pennine Way OR The day we didn’t go up Pule Hill

 After a couple of weeks of indifferent weather combined with domestic chores, it came as a relief to have a free day and a good weather forecast.  It didn’t take long to prepare a couple of rucksacks, and even less … Continue reading

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#68 – Helm Crag and Far Easedale

There seems to be a bit of a theme developing in this blog.  In #65 I described a warm and sunny February day on Cadair Idris in 2008.  Last week in #67 it was a February ski trip up Pen … Continue reading

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#67 – Pen y Ghent on skis

Well here we are hurtling into March and still no real winter.  A couple more weeks and it will be spring, though you might think it had already arrived.  In post #65 I told the story of a very unseasonal … Continue reading

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