Feb 26 2011

Walk 23: Loafing Around


Malham Cove

route: Rye Loaf Hill from Malham
Date: 26th February 2011
distance: 6.7 miles
ascent: 1,508 feet
time: 3 hrs 40 mins
walkers: Charlie, Dave, Graham, Ian, Janet, Leanne, Roger, Ryan & Simon Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12 2011

The Station – Ribblehead (2nd Visit)

With our walking done for the day we headed to The Station for refreshments, and were greeted by a roaring log fire to warm us up. During the walk I had commented numerous times on how much I was looking forward to sampling a pork pie as the one I had last time had been so nice, and it seemed I had managed to convince a few other people that it was the way forward.

Upon entering we ordered our drinks and a selection of pies from the three choices on offer, pork, Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12 2011

Walk 22: Blea(ve) It or Not


Looking between two spoil heaps as the mist rolls in

route: Blea Moor from Ribblehead
Date: 12th February 2011
distance: 6.5 miles
ascent: 931 feet
time: 3 hrs 10 mins
walkers: Dave, Graham, Leanne, Mick, Sandra & Tony Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29 2011

Anchor Inn – Gargrave

With a fabulous walk to Sharp Haw done and dusted we were ready for a drink to celebrate. Our original choice didn’t open until midday so the Old Swan’s loss was the Anchor Inn’s gain.

We walked in to be confronted by one solitary bloke behind the bar and nobody else. I guess it was only 11.30am but even so it still seemed weird. I hadn’t realised until we entered that it was joined on to the Premier Inn that is hidden very well away from the road (so well I never knew there was one!). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29 2011

Walk 21: Short Sharp Shock!


A distant Watt Crag photographed from Sharp Haw

route: Sharpah trig point from Gargrave
Date: 29th January 2011
distance: 6.9 miles
ascent: 1,030 feet
time: 3 hrs 5 mins
walkers: Dave, Graham, Leanne, Roger & Sandra Read the rest of this entry »