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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.

Jul 30 2011

Tennant Arms – Kilnsey (2nd Visit)

After a prolonged break of four weeks without a walk, and in all honesty five weeks without a taxing walk, it was good to get out up in the hills again. And with it being a warm day we worked up quite a thirst, thus at just gone 11am we were in the Tennant Arms …

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Jul 30 2011

Walk 33: Less is Moor

Kilnsey Moor from Kilnsey: Again it had been a lengthy gap in between walks and I was itching to get going as we pulled into the lay-by just near Kilnsey Crag and prepared for the off. Today wouldn’t be particularly tough but it would certainly feel good to get the legs ticking over again as we ticked off another trig point.

Jul 03 2011

The Racehorses Hotel – Kettlewell (2nd Visit)

Today’s walk was only 2.6 miles long and very easy indeed so we were back to the pub shortly after opening time. There were already a few people inside as we arrived but with the day being a glorious one we elected to sit outside and soak up some sunshine. We had choice of a …

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