Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Christmas, New Year And The Storms 2013/14

13th January 2013

A few photos taken over the Christmas period 2013/14. Let us hope for a peaceful, non stormy new year! Jo.   …


Helvellyn in Snow from Swirls

16th January 2013

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I drove to the free lay-by below Swirls to climb Helvellyn Lower Man and Helvellyn (3118ft) via Browncove Crags. We would then come back via Wythburn and the forest track. A walk of 7 miles. I wanted to make the most of my day…


Tarn Hows and Black Fell

26th January 2013

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I drove to the lay-by at Yew Tree Tarn for a walk up Black Fell (1056ft) via Tom Gill and Tarn Hows. The road here is on a bus route so was clear of ice. We made a late start as the weather was due to get better after lunch. A…


Walla Crag

12th January 2013

The last few weeks have been awful weather wise, so there has been no opportunities for walking. I went back to work on Wednesday,just as the weather changed and brought us three days of thermal inversions (mountain tops in blue skies above the cloud…