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A beasting on Ben Vorlich

A beasting on Ben Vorlich

For a week or ten days the Met Office forecast a mixture of snowy and sleety weather, with the sleet/snow balance shifting as the days passed, but there was one constant - the promise of a fine Saturday. This looked to be perfect timing as my son Finlay was keen to...

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Ben Lui 4… Or maybe just 2.

Ben Lui 4… Or maybe just 2.

            We had planned this trip a number of years ago but never got around to doing it for one reason or another. An early start from the Shire was required to get most of the walk done on the first day, as the forecast was good for...

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Coppermining by Ian Wilson

Coppermining by Ian Wilson

Friday 27.10.17 : Doc (Holiday) Douglas and I having refueled on coffee at Aire Force, hopped into the Kirkstone Inn for further hydration. A short steep scramble took us onto St Ravens Edge -  really!.... a blessed bird! -  from where we were intending heading for...

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This post is written by Colin

This post is written by Colin

Eeee-van, Kenny and Billy getting organized on the glacier as dawn emerges over The Chardonnet. Unfortunately, the glacier had receded about half a mile since we were last here, leaving us awkward weaving to regain the current approach to the upper Glacier du Tour....

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