Tag Archive: dales

Jul 24 2010

The Bull Hotel – Sedbergh (2nd Visit)

Visit two to the Bull Hotel followed our aborted trip up the Howgills. Well to be fair, we did 5 out of the 8, and although we were booked in for another stopover, plans to complete the remaining three peaks on our list on the Sunday were scuppered by our kit being absolutely soaked through! …

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Jul 10 2010

The Crown – Horton-in-Ribblesdale

This is the place where everyone congregates once they have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, so being a Saturday, and being July, it was busy. But that’s no bad thing, as having taken in 17 miles during the day ourselves, we were ready for the beers, and thus Sir Edmund ensured we were served …

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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

The Black Bull – Nateby

Right this was now serious rambling! We were to head up towards Cumbria again, take in a few peaks on the Saturday, stop over, then conquer Nine Standards Rigg on the Sunday. For this we needed accommodation, and set about trying places in Kirkby Stephen, where Nine Standards grows out of. Ah, you’re full, no …

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