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North Yorkshire Moors

Off and On Again

Castleton to Lealholm - 26 May 2018 This was the walk from week 5 which was planned for the 5th March. It was also the week with the worst weather for many years and we decided to cancel the walk and not go out at all that weekend, it was only the second time we have ever cancelled a walk. Here we are…
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Yorkshire Dales

Walking Through Wensleydale

Leyburn to Masham - 12 May 2018 It's a walk down part of Wensleydale this time around, we were last here in October 2015 and that was the first time we had done the route from Leyburn down to Masham. It was getting into winter on that occasion so the middle of May is going to be completely different in regard…
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Howgills

The First Big One

Ravenstonedale to Tebay - 28 April 2018 The walk at the end of March to Hesket Newmarket was supposed to be the first major hill climb of this year but poor visibility and icy rain prevented us from climbing any hills so it's this one that is going to be the first big one of the year. We last did…
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Northumberland

Hills and Forts

Powburn to Glanton 14 April 2018 After the last two walks being some distance from home, in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District respectively we are closer to home this time around with a walk in Northumberland with possibly a bit better weather as well. We seemed to start the year of so well and then came March and…
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Lake District

An Easter Walk

Scales to Hesket Newmarket - 31 March 2018 The last time we did these routes was the 27 April 2013 and if you look at the image for this post which was taken on the 12.5-mile walk you can see snow on the heights of Blencathra. There is a chance of some wet weather coming over Easter but whether it…
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Yorkshire Dales

Winter Woolie Weather

Aysgarth to Leyburn - 17 March 2018 After cancelling the walk of two weeks ago we have decided that we would just keep to the 2018 walk programme and stay with this visit to the Yorkshire Dales. The only thing we have changed from the original programme is the walk direction because we were originally going from Leyburn to Aysgarth.…