Tag Archives: winter

#196 – Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) by the PYG Track

The problem with weather in the UK is not that we get the extremes that occur in some parts of the world, it’s more of a case that we get such a lot of it!   I generally avoid the … Continue reading

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#194 – The Pennine Way in winter – twice as much fun for Javed

On 16 January 2016, the fifth Montane Spine Race ended at Kirk Yetholm in Scotland. Of the 68 racers who had started only 24 reached the finish, adding to the myths surrounding ‘Britain’s most brutal race’.    One of the … Continue reading

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#193 – The Spine Race 2016, as seen from Gregs Hut

The Spine Race – 268 miles on the Pennine Hills – In winter! Every January for the past five years, a hardy bunch of ultra-athletes have set off from Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District with the intention of racing … Continue reading

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#192 – Here we go again – The Spine Race 2016

It’s that time of year again – the Montane Spine Race started on Saturday 9th January on a cold misty day in Edale.   The racers have one thing in mind, and that is running the length of the Pennine Way … Continue reading

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#189 – Snow time in Snowdonia – The Glyderau

As time in the mountains has been a bit restricted again, here’s another post from the archives – this is from April 2013.  Bring on the snow! Llyn Bochlwyd frozen, with Glyder Fach behind and to the left (JB)

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#188 – Yet another blast from the past – Winter on Pen yr Ole Wen, North Wales

For all sorts of reasons I’ve not been able to get out in the mountains over the past couple of weeks, but rather than miss a blog post I thought I  would revive another ‘blast from the past’.    In … Continue reading

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#178 – Spine Race – the Movie

I don’t get to many film premieres; in fact, if I’m honest, I don’t get to any!   That is until a couple of weeks ago, when I attended my very first film premiere. I left the black tie and dinner … Continue reading

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