Monthly Archives: June 2013

#133 – Rising to the challenge – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge walk

 As challenge walks go, the circuit of the Yorkshire Three Peaks is challenging!  As the name suggests there are three peaks on the route – Pen y Ghent (691 metres), Whernside (728 metres) and Ingleborough 723 metres).  Not big hills … Continue reading

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#132 – “A hard day’s night”? – or – A fun night out with a search dog

Some people might have wondered why I recently returned to mountain rescue after a break of 15 years.  It’s quite simple really – it’s fun!  It’s not always easy to remember that when the phone rings in the early hours … Continue reading

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