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Last days of ‘winter’

A glorious weekend in the Lake District as the last few days of the meteorological winter draw to a close. Today Steph, Seren and I went for a leisurely run around the Kentmere Horseshoe. Compared to the central┬átops of Helvellyn … Continue reading

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‘Hodgson’ Skyline

Saturday dawned bright. The forecast was essentially good again, albeit perhaps a little cloudier with the odd snow shower or two. By recent standards a thoroughly decent day. So today we have ran around the skyline of Patterdale, following much … Continue reading

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3 Passes Variation

Saturday started like so many days this past Autumn and Winter. It was raining and cloud was clinging to the lowest fells. The forecast was for heavy rain, initially falling as snow above 600 metres. And again the forecast wasn’t … Continue reading

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Icy Floes

Wow. I cannot believe it’s been nearly a month since I last ran on the fells. In fact it’s been nearly a month since I last ran full-stop, back-to back trips to the US, Norway and most recently Germany keeping … Continue reading

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Staying low

There may be a possible, albeit temporary softening to the incessant mild and stormy weather we’ve been experiencing lately on the way. But not just yet. Even then its possible that it may just be replaced by slightly cooler and … Continue reading

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in the line of fire

Another day of relentless upland gales and bouts of torrential rain. Sooner or later this bandwagon of meteorological misery has got to come to an end, but at for the time being its rolling on. I spent the morning contemplating … Continue reading

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Fffreezing

Fffreezing. Slightly undercooked my expectations on the amount of ice that would be on the fells today and set off without Microspikes. A bit of an error and nearly went flying on at least 3 occasions. Luckily there was enough … Continue reading

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