Our first climb - Kinder Scout.

The Peak District Inn Way

Saturday 20th July 2013

Over the last few years, Jen and I have walked most of the other routes of "The Inn Way" (www.innway.co.uk), including the Yorkshire Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors and Northumberland. The format is...

A view back towards Fairfield.

The Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunday 7th July 2013

One year to the day, I married my beautiful wife Jen. We were blessed with a dry day and a bit of sunshine in a year which seemed like it rained non stop. To celebrate our first year as a married...

The ridge along Low bank looking towards Buttermere.


Saturday 1st June 2013

We'd been meaning to hike up Grasmoor earlier in the year, but kept getting poor weather and opted for some lower fells instead. It was looking good this weekend though, so we took the opportunity to...

The Scout Hostel, Hag Dyke

Great Whernside

Saturday 25th May 2013

Sharing the same name as the highest peak in the Yorkshire Dales, Great Whernside is a far more quiet place compared to Whernside itself, with the scores of people taking on the 3 peaks challenge. We...

Whiteside and Grasmoor from Loweswater.

Loweswater Fells

Sunday 10th March 2013

We'd originally planned to go up Whiteless Pike and Grasmoor today, however a poor forecast with snow and strong winds made a decision for some more low lying fells a more appealing alternative. As...

The view from the top of Whernside


Saturday 11th August 2012

Jen and I decided to take the train down to Ribblehead along the Settle & Carlisle line, then walk up Whernside today. Often described as the least interesting of the Yorkshire Dales three peaks...

A thunderstorm passes over Keswick, viewed from the summit of Dale Head.

Newlands round

Saturday 4th August 2012

It was Jen's birthday, so we decided to do a walk in the Lakes with a few summits to tick off. Jen's mum Val was up to visit and Martin and Julie from the village came along too. We parked...

Looking back to White Side from the track heading up Raise


Saturday 14th January 2012

Our first Lake District Fell walk of 2012 turned out to be a superb crisp clear Winters day with a dusting of snow on the high fells. Starting from Legburthwaite, we climbed steeply up to White Side...

Kentmere Resovoir and Nan Bield Pass behind

The Kentmere Horseshoe

Saturday 19th March 2011

One of the classic ridge walks in the Lakes is the Kentmere Horseshoe, one that both Darren and myself wanted to do. A good full days walk at 13 miles, including 9 summits, it's no stroll in the...