Tag Archives: Low Level

No Particular Place to Go

3.15 miles about 1.5h 166m ascent Near Bala, Gwynedd I sat nursing the last vestiges of a hangover, warmed by the afternoon sun. The planned morning walk had not panned out. We had found the lakeside path closed. Three generations … Continue reading

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Forrest IV: flight of the dachshund

10.23 miles 5h 36m ascent 430m Burnhead Bridge-Birger Natvig Road-Robert Watson Road-Torrs Hill-Mykola Lysenko Road-Anette Olsen Road-Caroline Currie Road (I think)-Birger Natvig Road-Burnhead Bridge This, the longest of our Forrest jaunts, was without doubt the most trying, though not due … Continue reading

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Forrest’s Dungeon and Forlow’s Monument

8.28 miles 3h 52m ascent 310m Forrest-Loch Dungeon-Forlow Monument-Haggis Hawse-Loch Minnoch This outing was planned to visit the memorial that stands beneath Milldown, but we also took in Loch Dungeon and walked by Haggis Hawse and Loch Minnoch. The sun … Continue reading

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It’s on Shinmount I’ll Stand

6.04 miles 3h 22m ascent 273m Forrest Bridge-Shinmount Hill-Burnhead As the day draws to closeIt’s on Shinmount I’ll standThe dugs by my sideAnd a stick in my hand

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Around Bennan Hill: Larches and lost tracks

6.23 miles 3h 26m ascent 228m Prof Hans Heiberg Rd-Malcolm Mitchell Rd-Charlie Tyeson Rd-Malcolm Mitchell Rd, Prof Hans Heiberg Rd-Ghost Hole

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Bronze Otter and Inquisitive Cows

3.6 miles 1h 50m (strolling pace!)  122m ascent Fell of Barhullion The planned Cumbria Way (Sethera) walk was delayed by a respiratory virus, so I had a free day for walking and an old dog hankering for an outing. So it … Continue reading

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Cumbria Way: Tyan – Sunshine in Great and Little Langdale

12.8 miles 6h 44m 454m ascent Coniston-Old Dungeon Ghyll Without doubt the main theme of this section of the Cumbria Way was the weather. I don’t know how warm it was during the day but it was 28°C when we … Continue reading

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Trusty’s Hill

3.75 miles  1h 50m ascent 114m Gatehouse of Fleet- Trusty’s Hill-Rutherford Monument-Anwoth Drust’s Hill, wet walk, pictish carvings, monument 1 and 2, old kirk         [osmap gpx=”http://www.screel.co.uk/walks/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/RK_gpx-_2017-05-21_1016.gpx”]

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