Tag Archive: dales

Sep 18 2010

The Station – Ribblehead

After just completing our 40 peaks challenge we nipped in to the Station Inn to celebrate with a well earned beer. We managed to bag a big table under the window which looked out towards the peak we had just conquered. Whilst buying the drinks I noticed some pork pies for sale on the bar. …

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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

The Dalesman – Sedbergh

Having been to Sedbergh before and visited The Bull Hotel on both occasions we decided to spread our wings a little and try somewhere else this time. We used the tried an tested selection process of the first pub we find wins and therefore The Dalesman was today’s venue for post ramble beverages. The walk …

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Aug 08 2010

The Fox & Hounds – Starbotton

After another hard but rewarding days rambling, we were somewhat disappointed to find the Buck Inn in Buckden closed until further notice. Fortunately we had been tipped off by a fellow rambler on Birks Fell, but it was a shame, as that’s where we had parked up that morning. Not too downhearted, we knew of …

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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.