Tag Archives: Winter

Fifty-eight metres off Blencathra summit

3.88 miles 590m ascent 3h 35m Scales Fell It has been some time since I have written up a walk, but the time has at last come. When last I ventured on to the Saddleback I mused that we had … Continue reading

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Knockespen – two hills make one

8.05 miles 3h 20m ascent 279m Knockespen 344m When I woke the air was chilled, the sky dry. The car frozen, and as I loaded it hail was falling. As we arrived at Ae the snow was falling and the … Continue reading

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Romans and Reivers: 1 – Rainbows and Hares

13.7 miles 5h 1min ascent 431m Ae to the Crooked Road The Romans and Reivers trail is a 52 mile route following old Roman roads, forest tracks, drove roads and short sections of quiet lane through notorious Reivers country from Ae … Continue reading

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