Tag Archives: Borrowdale

#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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#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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#34 – The Other Borrowdale revisited

I had finished blog #31 (The Other Borrowdale) with the words, “…This walk only followed the northern ridge, and as we returned to the car there was already talk about coming back for the southern ridge…”  3½ weeks later we … Continue reading

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#31 – The Other Borrowdale

 We went walking in Borrowdale last week in good weather, and saw only two people all day…What?!! I should add that it was “The Other Borrowdale”, otherwise known as Westmorland Borrowdale.  The Cumberland Borrowdale, near Keswick, is the one that … Continue reading

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