Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Base Brown to Fleetwith Pike with Father John

14th August 2013

Yesterday I did another walk with Father John, a priest from the Diocese of Brighton and Arundel that I met three years ago on a mountain, and we kept in touch. He acts as the supply priest for the Keswick Parish for two weeks in August, which also d…


Kerry and Cork

4th August 2013

A few of the highlights from our week in Kerry. I fly back to Manchester and Brendan will return in another week. Jo   …


Red Pike from Ennerdale

26th August 2013

Yesterday Brendan and I went to Ennerdale to climb up Red Pike (2479ft). The last time I took Brendan here the view was just cloud and he saw nothing. Red Pike has one of the best views in the Lakes and is not to be missed! It was a Bank Holiday Mond…


Swindale Round with Father John

8th August 2013

On Thursday I went walking with Father John. I first met John three years ago at the top of Gasgale Gill in the mist, looking a bit lost, so I stopped and asked him if he was okay. He was heading for Grasmoor, and so was I, so we walked together. He…


Torc Mountain in County Kerry, Ireland

2nd August 2013

The weather has not been kind enough to go over to Dingle to climb Mount Brandon. So we do a mountain that is smaller and nearer. Torc Mountain is near Muckross, Killarney. It is 1,775ft high. It is a there and back walk of about 5 miles. A good litt…