Monthly Archives: September 2013

Green Gable from Honiston, Lake District, September 26th 2013

An “easy” stroll so the guidebook said. We can tell you now, that one was far from easy, particularly the 450ft descent down a scree slope. We also experienced a range of weather, freezing at the summit, whilst sunbathing half … Continue reading

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Scafell Pike, Lake District, September 25th 2013

An attempt on the Summit of Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England. This time Sally Diss joined Keith. Sally had already summited Ben Nevis and Snowdon this summer, and was set to try for the third of the Three … Continue reading

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Helvellyn, Lake District – September 24th 2013

Today I took my friend John Hook up to Helvellyn from Glenridding. A fantastic walk/climb up Swirrals Edge and then down the truly terrifying Stridding Edge.

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The Long Distance Football Match

Can you blummin believe it !!!!! Tim and Keith, being Norwich City fans were glued to the TV tonight to find out who their team would play in the next round of the Carling Cup, and when the game would … Continue reading

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The Guilt Of Mountain Smugness

On the way down from Mount Snowdon last week, Tim and I had a long chat about “Mountain Smugness”. It is that feeling you get on the descent, at last able to chat and breathe properly, rather than the uphill … Continue reading

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This Time In Four Weeks …….

……… we will be trekking in the Himalayas. Are we nervous? A tad. Are we excited? Oh yes. Are we ready? We think so. No one can say that we have not given it our all. Can we also had … Continue reading

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Gallois/Titmarsh 0 – Mountain 1

Well, Sunday 15th September brought a completely different story. With Tim and Keith ready and itching to hit the tough Watkin path up to the Summit of Mount Snowdon, the weather thought different. The first big 2013 storm in the … Continue reading

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