Tag Archive: dales

Jul 03 2010

Walk 12: All Aboard

Sails, Swarth Fell & Wild Boar Fell from Angerholme: It had been three weeks since we last walked, but we would be making up for it this weekend as we had a B&B booked, and we were doing four peaks over two days. I felt very excited as we found a place to park along the B6259 and climbed out of the car into glorious sunshine.

Jun 12 2010

The Tan Hill Inn – Tan Hill

The equation was pretty simple. It was day two of the football world cup, and Water Crag was one of the extra peaks Sir Edmund had shoe-horned onto the list. So, get up there nice and early, scale the peak, get back, then watch endless football. There would however be no time for a drink …

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Jun 12 2010

Walk 11: Walking On Water

Water Crag from Tan Hill: Today began with the long drive up to Tan Hill for the twentieth peak on our list, Water Crag. When I put together the initial list of peaks, it wasn’t even included, but as I researched a little more I felt this, along with Knoutberry Haw, Sails, Birks Fell, Bush Howe, Fountains Fell South Top and Green Hill should be included.

Jun 06 2010

The George Inn – Hubberholme

A pleasant ramble up Yockenthwaite Moor, coupled with some bog-hopping once up top, was followed by a couple of jars in the George. Now Hubberholme doesn’t have much… the George, a river, a farm, a peak scooting off up to its right, erm, erm, well that’s all we required of Hubberholme anyway, so it was …

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Jun 06 2010

Walk 10: One Moor Off The List

Yockenthwaite Moor from Hubberholme: As a rule I don’t have more than 2 beers the night before a walk but this time was an exception. I had been at a bbq at my mum and dad’s the night before so as I woke, I had to check my head and make sure all was intact.

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