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
I would like to start this blog by saying how hugely honoured I am to have been chosen by Ordnance Survey to be one of their GetOutside champions for 2017. The #GetOutside campaign is all about promoting an active lifestyle and inspiring people to Get Outside more, it is really that simple. I shall let Ben Fogle … Continue reading Becoming a champion
Today's route was a relatively short one in distance....but more than made up for it in effort required!! It is rocky scrambly terrain from the word go....taking in Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, and Pike of Stickle as our 3 main summits. Unfortunately, once again, it wasn't a full contingent of Buddies..... Missing from today's walk … Continue reading Lake Buddies do Langdale Pikes…..
Today's route... Today was another outing for the Lake Buddies, unfortunately a few couldn't make it, they were sorely missed by Emma, Julie, Scott, Craig, and I. So as it was we were more like the famous five today, rather than the naughty nine 😂 Today's route was planned at 13km up on to Helm … Continue reading Lake buddies do Helm Crag
Today was a 17km walk along Grisedale Valley taking in the summit of Fairfield at 873 metres(2684ft) It was the first of many(I hope) solo walks with just myself and Rocky. Rocky has only been to the Lakes once before this, when the boys and I took him to Castle Crag for his first summit. … Continue reading Grisdale Valley & Fairfield
Today's walk was the third outing for the 'Lakes Buddies', a 14km trek up two mountains. The route above is a circular walk taking in Haystacks and Fleetwith Pike. A fair bit of scrambling was involved on the ascent of Haystacks!! We also had a new member join the ranks on this outing, unfortunately he … Continue reading Lakes Buddies 3 (Buttermere)
A walk around the Coniston Fells So yesterday was 2nd outing for the lakes Buddies and we have 3 new members. So Firstly let's say hello to Leanne, Julie, and Sue. Welcome aboard and I hope we share many walks together 👍 So back to the walk... The plan was to set off to Coniston … Continue reading Lake Buddies 2