Tag Archive: dales tops

Aug 08 2010

Walk 16: Passing The Buck

Buckden Pike & Birks Fell from Buckden: This was meant to be the penultimate walk but for one reason or another we still had two to do. The main reason for this was the fact that we had to leave the Howgills without completing them all due to bad weather. The weather didn’t look like it was going to play a major part in today’s proceedings, with the day being overcast but not too cold.

Jul 24 2010

Walk 15: Off Peak

Yarlside, Randygill Top, The Calf, Bush Howe & Fell Head from Low Haygarth: Finally the day was here. On a couple of occasions on earlier walks we had seen the Howgill Fells from a distance but today was the day we met up close. The sight of them as we approached was inspiring and I couldn’t wait to get started.

Jul 10 2010

Walk 14: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

Fountains Fell, Fountains Fell South Top, Darnbrook Fell, Plover Hill & Pen y ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale: I had a feeling that today was going to be a bit of a challenge due to the fact that we had five more peaks to tick off and we would be tackling our longest walk yet. As always we were in no rush and as long as we completed the walk then everyone would go home happy.

Jul 04 2010

Walk 13: Cloudy Nine!

Nine Standards Rigg from Nateby: I woke up with no hangover, no aches or pains and no car journey to start today’s walk. Having done about 12 miles the day before and had a few beers to celebrate last night I was pleased with my efforts as I headed down for breakfast.

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Jul 03 2010

Walk 12: All Aboard

Sails, Swarth Fell & Wild Boar Fell from Angerholme: It had been three weeks since we last walked, but we would be making up for it this weekend as we had a B&B booked, and we were doing four peaks over two days. I felt very excited as we found a place to park along the B6259 and climbed out of the car into glorious sunshine.

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