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#33 – Ingleborough from Clapham

It’s not often that the weatherman predicts a two-day heat wave for the UK.  At 22° Celsius, it was shaping up to be our hottest day of the year so far, but not everywhere, though.  The Lake District was forecast … Continue reading

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#32 – Fountains Fell

 Went up Fountains Fell – didn’t see one fountain! In fact, there aren’t any fountains – The mountain is named after Fountains Abbey near Ripon.  The abbey owned quite a bit of land in this area and Fountains Fell and … Continue reading

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#8 – Great Whernside …Underground, overground.

It’s all a bit confusing.  There are two Whernsides in the Yorkshire Dales.  There’s Whernside (736 metres) that is one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks, and there is Great Whernside (704 metres) that isn’t.  Using the same name for different … Continue reading

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#7 – Wakening the ghosts

The countdown started – “Ten … nine … eight …”  A few more people joined in, “… six … five …” until the chant was taken up by the whole pub, “… three … two … one … Haaaapy Neeeew … Continue reading

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