Category Archives: 2. Lake District

#234 – Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) It seems odd that, surrounded by hills and mountains as we are in North Wales, Chris and I seemed to have spent more time on Scottish and … Continue reading

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#233 – Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our mammoth Scottish trip in May this year was finally coming to an end, but we weren’t in a rush to get home and the weather was … Continue reading

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#232 – Carrock Fell in the Northern Fells of the Lake District

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) They say all good things come to an end, and the Scottish trip earlier in the year had certainly been a good one.   We weren’t quite finished … Continue reading

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#215 – A dogs life! (in 2016)

“Woof – Every now and then the Boss goes out of the room and then it’s my chance to take over his blog.  He’ll never learn!  So, here’s what I’ve been doing all year.” “We had the usual nonsense back … Continue reading

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#211 – Cat Bells – small but perfectly formed!

Our day on Skiddaw (see post #210) had been a change from our local hills in North Wales, and a check on the weather forecast showed it looking fair for the day after.   It didn’t take long to decide … Continue reading

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#210 – Skiddaw and t’ Back o’ Skidda

I’ve avoided Skiddaw (or ‘Skidda’ as the locals call it) for many years.  My first brush with the mountain as a teenager ended in a dismal retreat in a rainstorm, and I didn’t go back for almost twenty years.    … Continue reading

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#185 – Great Gable from Honister Pass

Despite living near to some of the best mountain walking in Britain just an hour or so away in Snowdonia, Chris and I have had a couple of trips back to Cumbria over the summer months to revisit the Lake … Continue reading

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