Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Crinkle Crags via Hell Gill

4th September 2013

Yesterday Ged, Kas and me drove to Great Langdale to climb Crinkle Crags (2816ft) via Hell Gill, Cold Pike (2300ft) and Pike O’Blisco (2313ft). A walk of about 10 miles. There was a thick sea mist on Walney Island this morning when I set off, a…

Seven Sisters via the South Downs Way with Fr. John.

23rd September 2013

Brendan and I went down to Brighton for the Labour Party Conference. We stayed with designer and author Joanna Osborne and her husband, composer and author Orlando Gough and their fine lurcher, Nell. Their house on Sillwood Road used to be a Theatric…

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from Troutbeck

10th September 2013

On Tuesday Ged, Kas and I drove to Troutbeck in order to climb Yoke (2316ft), Ill Bell (2483ft) and Froswick (2360ft) via the Garburn Pass, then back down the valley beside Troutbeck Tongue. A walk of 10 miles. I had a pair of new Brasher boots to tr…