Tag Archive: dales tops

Apr 17 2010

Walk 6: Ramblin’ ‘n’ Scramblin’

High Seat, Archy Styrigg & Hugh Seat from Outhgill: We are all proud Yorkshire men and women, apart from Wu Tang who is a proud honorary Yorkshire woman. Today however we weren’t starting in God’s own County, as we had passed the sign for Cumbria a little way back down the road. To be honest things looked exactly the same in Cumbria as they do in Yorkshire.

Apr 02 2010

Walk 5: What’s The Wether Like?

Dodd Fell & Drumaldrace from Hawes: It was Good Friday when we set out for our fifth walk. I had purposely chosen the Friday rather than any other day over the long weekend that Easter brings, because it would enable us to enjoy the rest of the weekend with the walking done, rather than be wary of it coming half way through the weekend.

Mar 27 2010

Walk 4: The Long Road Home

Ingleborough & Simon Fell from Ingleton: Today was the day we took on one of the big boys of the Yorkshire Dales. Ingleborough is the second highest peak and one most of us have had a little experience with in one form or another. In the past, five of today’s walkers had climbed Ingleborough whilst doing the Three Peaks of Yorkshire, albeit a long time ago. The three that hadn’t climbed it were nervous and slightly worried about their ability to do it…

Mar 13 2010

Walk 3: Knout Better To Do

Great Knoutberry Hill from Dent Station: There was a slightly different feel to the journey as we made our way to Dent Station for our third walk. Having never walked in the snow until recently I had now found myself liking it, and was a bit disappointed that it seemed to be melting.

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Feb 20 2010

Walk 2: Seating Arrangement

Rogan’s Seat from Keld: I was a little unsure as we set off for Keld as the previous days weather forecast had predicted snow for higher parts of the Dales. After looking at the map it was obvious that to get to our chosen starting point we would have to use some smaller roads and I didn’t know if they were clear. In any case we had made a contingency plan earlier in the week.

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