We all have our favourite time of the year. A time that we enjoy being outdoors even more. For some it is Summer, others Winter, some Spring, but for many, myself included, it has to be Autumn! And where better to walk this Autumn than the beautiful Lake District! The shorter days allow for the … Continue reading Five walks to do this Autumn..
It is National map reading week over at Ordnance Survey HQ. This fantastic initiative is aimed at improving the navigation skills of those venturing into the great outdoors armed with a map and compass. Read any outdoor checklist and a map and compass with be right up there with waterproof clothing and jam and banana … Continue reading Navigation…where will it take you?
Saturday July 1st is #oswildnightout If you follow me on social media (see instagram link in bottom right of page) then you will have seen a few of my recent posts have mentioned this. "So what is wild night?" I hear you say! Wild night out is a fundraising event which encourages us as a … Continue reading Ordnance Survey wild night out…..
Route here... Todays walk was a 25km hike from one end of Ennerdale Valley to the other, and then back again. I have looked down in to the valley from the loftier fells around it many times, admiring the glistening Ennerdale Water, marvelling at the Liza river shimmering in the sun, fascinated by the sheer … Continue reading Ennerdale Valley hike…
Route here A great day was had in the Lake District yesterday. I was helping out with the Lakeland festival of light 2017 in the evening but decided to make a day of it whilst I was there. I had not figured a route out beforehand, I just knew that it would be around the … Continue reading The one where I saw the light…
See route here.. So who saw my mug in the newspaper the other day? If you didn't see it then contact me and I`ll send you the link 🙂 Joking aside, I am extremely proud to be an OS GetOutside champion for 2017, and I will give a 100% commitment to the role. Those who … Continue reading Wetherlam… a champion day out!
Hello, and welcome back to my walking blogs. It has been a while since I documented a walk, i guess life sometimes gets in the way of these things! Anyway, on the back of my Ordnance Survey role it is time to get the rock rolling down the hill again. Fifty three weeks ago … Continue reading Lake Buddies anniversary walk