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May 28 2011

Walk 30: The Langdale Pikes

Thorn Crag (not intended), Loft Crag (almost), Pike o’ Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Thunacar Knott & Pavery Ark from New Dungeon Ghyll: Two weeks earlier we had started our Lake District adventure with a wonderful visit to walk the Fairfield Horseshoe, but today’s walk seemed even more impressive each time I researched it on the internet during the build-up.

May 14 2011

Walk 29: Fairfield Horseshoe

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike & Low Pike from Ambleside: Saturday 14th May 2011 was the day we would finally get to retrace some of AW’s steps as we made our first venture in the Lake District. I had been both excited and nervous about this day but it was a day that had to come. There are 214 so called Wainwright’s and that was a list that had to be taken on at some point.

Apr 25 2011

Walk 28: The Herriot Way – Day Four

Keld to Hawes: I awoke on day four to the sound of birds tweeting and lambs bleating as we had slept with the window open and what a fantastic sound to start the day off. I slowly eased myself out of bed to see how I felt, as through the night I had woken feeling sick.

Apr 24 2011

Walk 28: The Herriot Way – Day Three

Reeth to Keld: Day three began with another fine breakfast and we were soon all ready to go. I felt fresh again after another reasonable night’s sleep, it wasn’t bad but it just wasn’t my own bed. I could tell that I had walked for two days as the legs felt used but not achey, my feet on the other hand were causing me more of a problem.

Apr 23 2011

Walk 28: The Herriot Way – Day Two

Aysgarth to Reeth: The sun was shining as I woke on day two of our adventure. Day one had been hot enough for me as I aren’t a massive sun lover so I was hoping today wouldn’t be any hotter.

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