AUGUST 2021

AUGUST 2021

2ND JULY 2021 THE MOSEDALE HORSESHOE BY ROBINSON’S CAIRN AND PILLAR ROCK (including the tops of: Looking Stead, Pillar, Black Crag Red Pike and “Boot Fell”.) The route we followed on this day starts from Wasdale Head to ascend Black Sail Pass before...
JULY 2021

JULY 2021

23-28th May  SCOTLAND MOTORCYCLE TOUR Despite a weather forecast of incredible inclemency, all day heavy rain and gales all up the west coast from Wales to the Scottish Highlands, Tom and I set off mid-morning on our Triumph Tigers heading through Glencoe to...
MAY 2021

MAY 2021

Climbers on the top of the crag. Taken at 5:08pm. Will Birkett and friends were aiming to climb in White Ghyll on Sunday 26th April and so in the afternoon, having finished my jobs and at a loose end, I thought I would see what they were up to. For those unfamiliar...
APRIL 2021

APRIL 2021

9/APRIL/2021 GRASMOOR BY LADHOWS I guess the full title of this outing should be “Grasmoor by Lad Hows Ridge and descent by Wandhope, Thirdgill Head Man and Whiteless Pike after nipping up Crag Hill”. A description of this admirable round can be found in...
NOVEMBER 2020

NOVEMBER 2020

Seen centrally is an ash with a distinct white canopy of twigs. Taken 19/01/2020 at 12:02pm. BILL BIRKETT COUNTRY DIARY 19TH to 25TH NOVEMBER 2020 Apart from a few stubborn oaks all the deciduous trees around Grasmere have now lost their leaves. Gone all the...

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