Monthly Archives: May 2016

#201 – Quinag – a nice day for a dog walk

Visitors from abroad probably look at our modest mountains in the UK and wonder what all the fuss is about.    True, our mountains are lower in height than the peaks of Europe, North America, Africa and Asia, but our … Continue reading

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#200 – Parlick Pike and Fairsnape Fell

For me, this was the beginning.  For all my adult life, the hills and mountains have been very important to me, and this is where it all began.  When I was 14 I cycled to these hills with a mate … Continue reading

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#199 – Mysterious Lancashire – Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill has an air of mystery about it.   The hill dominates the view in much of Central Lancashire, but stands separate from the Pennines, the Bowland Hills and the Yorkshire Dales which surround it.    At 557 metres (1827ft) … Continue reading

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