Tag Archive: dales

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

The Sportsman’s Inn – Cow Dub

Having started and finished today’s walk from Dent Station, we had noticed the Sportsmans Inn en route and narrowly passed up the temptation to sample their ales there and then! Good job in hindsight, as there was no way the troops would have scaled the half mile climb back up that hill to Dent Station …

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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

The Farmers Arms – Muker

With no pub in our finish point at Keld we drove a few miles down the road to Muker and The Farmers Arms as it was recommended by Carol. We entered to find a couple sat in the corner and some bloke sat at the bar. We ordered our drinks and as it had been …

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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.