Tag Archive: dales

Aug 20 2011

The Helwith Bridge – Helwith Bridge

We had spotted the Helwith Bridge during our walk and we debated whether to stop for a quick pint en route, choosing not to for fear of us never leaving. As we neared the end of the walk in Horton, L’Autobus suggested that instead of going into a pub we had been in many times …

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Aug 20 2011

Walk 35: Scarred for Life

Sulber, Moughton & Smearsett Scar from Horton in Ribblesdale: We returned to Horton only two weeks after our sponsored three peaks walk to tackle three trig points once again. This time they would be much lower level and not as demanding as Pen y ghent, Whenside and Ingleborough and because of this we had a reasonable turn out especially as the weather forecast was mixed.

Aug 06 2011

Walk 34 – Sponsored Yorkshire Three Peaks – Ramblo

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: Six weeks ago I said I would never, ever do the three peaks again. But something drew me back. I told myself that it was the weather that had made it hard, and that on a nicer day it would be a different experience altogether…

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Aug 06 2011

Walk 34: Sponsored Yorkshire Three Peaks – Wu Tang

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: I’d set my alarm the night before to The Proclaimers, I would walk 500 miles- just for the sheer irony of it. Today, I wouldn’t be walking anywhere! Not for a long time have I been woken up at some ungodly hour (4.45am I think) to not walk but I still felt slightly sick with nerves when I did wake up.

Aug 06 2011

Walk 34: Sponsored Yorkshire Three Peaks – Shalini

Pen y ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough from Horton in Ribblesdale: As you can imagine, I was cacking my pants (not literally) from the very beginning!

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