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The original plan was to go to Pembroke but with uncertainty in the weather and transport logistics against us we ended up on Anglesey based at Blackthorn Farm campsite. Attending were Mick, Dan, Alex and Nigel. Some Gogarth adventure was had by all. Routes done were Big Groove Mick and Nigel on Friday (exciting sea …

Stunningly beautiful in its bleakness, the Upper Coquet valley is one of the most remote parts of Northumberland – Barrowburn nestles beneath the imposing flanks of Shillhope Law, in the Northumberland National Park.

Carol Pettifar and Ian Hargreaves are doing the Herriot Way 15-18 th October 2018. Everyone is welcome to join us for all or part of it. If you are interested let Ian know. The walk takes four days averaging 12-13 miles per day. I am buying a guide book but if you go to http:/www.herriotway.com/route/ …

There was a low turn out for the meet, which we can blame on the appalling forecast for the weekend. Attendees – Andrew Dyson, Peter Haigh, Lynn and Alan Moss (+ Richard Moss and Hannah on Saturday and Sunday) Andrew drove up on Thursday night to take advantage of the weather! He and Lynn walked …

The cracks that appeared around the top LH side of the N Crag in 2011-12 have widened dramatically in the past weeks, possibly as a result of the recent (6/3/18) “earthquake” at Grasmere – See FRCC website  

Friday’s forecast was good so headed to Tilberthwaite to climb Wetherlam, Swirl How, The Carrs then back via Little Langdale – perfect weather but cold Saturday was not so good – the cloud was down and it was drizzling. Lynn, Neil and I set off from Threlkeld towards Skiddaw House, crossed the river about 1k …

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