Regular readers of my blog will know of my passion for the Lake District! I think all of my blogs are of walks done there? That was my intention when i first put pen to paper so to speak, to document my walks with photos and words, something to look back on with fond memories … Continue reading Malham Cove & Gordale Scar
How about that ride in eh? 2017 has been an amazing year for me on a personal level. Being selected as one of a great team of #GetOutside champions by Ordnance Survey has to be the highlight. I've met so many inspirational people as part of this campaign, it's been...well, inspirational. I said right at … Continue reading What a year…..
Yesterday the Adventure Buddies (or Bundies as we are now known..long story!) embarked on our annual Christmas lakeland hike. We do this once a year, in December. I mentioned this on my instagram page yesterday and got a few messages asking when else you would do an annual xmas walk? I guess they do not … Continue reading Buddies xmas walk..
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…