Previous Posts Here is a list of all my previous blogs: Climb of St Helens in the States. An excellent walk to the summit of the volcano that blew itself apart in 1980. Complete Yorkshire 3 Peaks Book. My 2nd book released in December 2019 based on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Reflecting on the Munros. Having completed them 15 years ago I recently returned A walk up Snowdon . A mixed climb on the most popular mountain in Britain. A “Challenge Walk” . The pros and cons of my first 50km challenge walk A walk up High Cup Nick in Spring . A great spring walk with Debbie and friends Learn a Skill, Climb a hill. Don’t just learn to navigate use the new skill A Short Walk from Home . Great winter light on my local half hour walk 10 Reasons why I enjoy walking. My personal 10 reasons to get out and about Navigation in the hills . Why having a map is not enough, learn to use it One Way, One Day Walks. The best walks using public transport Autumn Colours. Photos and reflections on a perfect day over Newlands Charities & Fund Raising. There is a lot of money being raised for good causes out on the fells What I like about the North York Moors & C0ast Reasons to visit this often neglected walking area Problems on the A491 . My views on the very slow process or repairing and reopening the A591 Comparing walking now and 30 years ago. My own thoughts on how it has changed, good or bad. A wheelchair crossing the Coast to Coast. Debbies wonderful crossing in April 2015 10 Walks to do this summer . Some of my favourite walks for long summer days A Day on Blencathra . A lovely spring day on my favourite mountain Sutherland, a different country. A visit to Sutherland that includes magnificent Suilven The Tour de France in the Dales . In 2014 the Grand Depart went through the Yorkshire Dales Choosing a Walking Holiday . Tips and advice on getting the best break for you Christmas Gifts for Walkers. Mugs, pictures and maps for walkers My Favourite Mountain. A profile of Blencathra in the Lakes Rules of Walking. Some simple advice to get the best out of your walks in the countryside Weekend Walking in Torridon. Includes, Liathach, Beinn Bhan & the Clansman Triathlon Charities & Fund Raising. There is a lot of money being raised for good causes out on the fells Never mind the weather . The weather should not matter if you are on a good walk Planning a walk. Anyone can plan a good walk, no need to leave it to the experts Risk & Reality. How a guide can balance the need of enjoyment with safety The Joy of Maps. A look at what a map can show you about the land you are walking in Please, some proper snow . Photos of proper snow conditions in the Dales Christmas Gifts for walkers (not socks) . Mugs , photos and maps for sale My favourite Walking Books . These are my choices but what are yours Walking Challenges. Each person has there own walking challenges, here are mine Volunteers run the show. How they help keep the National Parks alive and well Hats & Cairns. The satisfactions of climbing a good sized hill 10 Dales Favourites. Some of the most popular walks in the Yorkshire Dales 10 Lakeland Classics. A list of my favourite 10 full day walks in the Lake District Walking Holidays. Choose a walking holiday in the Lakes or the Dales, many choices. Buses & Trains . Save on cost and hassle by looking at the Buses and Train options Why go walking? Many good reasons to get off your backside and get out and about Fell Top Assessors. What do they do and how are they funded Windfarms – simply no need. As wind farms continue to be built why are we doing it? Inspired by Autumn Watch? Some photography of animals in the countryside and the pleasures of limestone walking Extending the National Parks. Views and news on the decision to extend the national parks of the Lakes & Dales Using a map to navigate. Why using a map and compass adds so much to a good walk. Walks for the family. How to educate your children to enjoy the great outdoors. Away from the Crowds. Some tips and suggestions on where to still find peace and solitude when many walks are crowded out. My favourite villages in the Dales. The villages in the Yorkshire Dales which are extra special.