Tag Archive: dales tops

Aug 06 2011

Walk 34: Sponsored Yorkshire Three Peaks – Beaky

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: The day had finally arrived! Sponsors had been sought, and now was time to do the hard yards over the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge. After monitoring weather forecasts all week, it would appear we were due some rain during the day…

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Aug 06 2011

Walk 34: Sponsored Yorkshire Three Peaks – Sir Edmund

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: The day had finally arrived, and after nearly six months of waiting the Rambling Badgers sponsored walk was about to take place. I was up shortly after 4.30am and got ready and forced a bit of brekkie down before I jumped in the car to pick a couple of other people up.

Jun 25 2011

Walk 31: Yorkshire Three Peaks

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: Walking is meant to be enjoyable, today however, I had the impression that it was going to be anything but enjoyable.

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Sep 18 2010

Walk 18: Yorkshire Tops…. Done!

Whernside from Ribblehead: And so the day had arrived. Today would be the day that five of the Rambling Badgers would complete the Yorkshire tops tick list. Those five would be myself, Wu Tang, Beaky, Ramblo and last but by no means least, Sherpa G-String.

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Aug 21 2010

Walk 17: The Howgills Revisited

Calders, Great Dummacks, Bram Rigg Top, The Calf & Arrant Haw from Sedbergh: All things being equal, we shouldn’t have even been here today, but as anyone who has walked often knows, Mother Nature is nobodies equal. We had intended to do all eight of the Howgills on our list, in one walk back in July, but had to abandon due to a swift change in the weather.

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