Category Archives: 3. Yorkshire Dales

#327 – Reprise – Two men and a dog, and the highest noodle bar in the UK (Having a fun time on ‘The Spine Race’!

A little bit late with the blog this week – I’ve been working away from home on the Spine Race, as safety cover in a remote Pennine bothy. The bothy and its Spine Race occupants have become part of the … Continue reading

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#325 – Merry Christmas and a happy New Year in 2023

Well, this is going out on Boxing Day 2022, a day when UK hikers, hillwalkers, mountaineers and climbers traditionally head out for the hills and mountains to walk off that extra helping of turkey and Christmas pud, so I’ll save … Continue reading

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#320 – ‘Mist’ – a dog in a million!

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! After the previous blog post was published (see post … Continue reading

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#274 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 5)

(For the best viewing experience, left click the images and maps to zoom in, then use your browser return arrow to go back)   23 March 2010 – Route 6, Ingleborough from Chapel le Dale to Horton, solo – The … Continue reading

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#273 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 4)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back)  In 1845, Sir John Franklin set out with 129 men and two ships to find a sea link between the Arctic and Pacific Oceans.    The fabled … Continue reading

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#272 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 3)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) My first trip out recording the Y3P Challenge walk (see post #271) had been a bit, err …. damp!   Gore-Tex jacket and salopettes were dried within a … Continue reading

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#271 – Diary of a project (Part 2) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) There’s a saying in the military, known as the 7 P’s – “Prior Planning and Preparation Prevents P*ss Poor Performance”. I soon realised that if I was … Continue reading

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#270 – Diary of a project (Part 1) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Back in 2009, I was looking for a new project.  A couple of years earlier I had started writing hiking routes for WalkingWorld and had a great … Continue reading

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#254 – Glenmore and Ryvoan Bothy

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) May 2019 – we arrived just after midday at Glenmore near Aviemore, with several options lined up. I had plans on a trip out over the Northern … Continue reading

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#237 – It’s a dog’s life!

Woof woof!! – it’s that time of year again where I sneak up to the Boss’s computer thingy and write my own blog – I definitely do a better job than him! We didn’t get to play in the snow … Continue reading

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