Month: September 2015

2015 – 09 – 09 Pateley Bridge from Hollin Hill Farm (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-    25.0 Km             (15.5  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.80 Km/Hr         (2.36 mph) [ 11.15 am –  17.50 pm ]   Max height:-              294 m             (964 ft) Total ascent:-            384 m             (1260 ft) Peter led.  9 in group.  While the weather was fairly grey but without rain or strong wind, several other aspects of Read More …

2015-09-05 Cheviots Challenge (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-    35.8  Km            (22.2  miles) Ave Speed:-         4.36 Km/Hr         (2.71 mph) [ 8.01 am – 16.14 pm ]   Max height:-              618 m             (2027 ft) Total ascent:-            1337 m           (4385 ft) The Cheviots Challenge is organised by Northumberland Mountain Rescue Team in order to raise funds.  Members of the Phoenix have entered this Read More …

2015-09-03 Beadnell from Bamburgh (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-    17.7 Km             (11.0  miles) Ave Speed:-         2.95 Km/Hr         (1.83 mph) [ 10.35 am – 16.36 pm ]   Max height:-              58 m               (190 ft) Total ascent:-            183 m             (600 ft) Peter led.  8 in group, normally members of the “Long walk” but doing a shorter walk due to knee problems, forthcoming Read More …

2015-08-28 Grasmere from Dunmail Raise (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-        15.3 Km         (9.5 miles) Ave Speed:-              2.78 Km/Hr    (1.73 mph) [ 11.33 am – 17.03 pm ] Max height:-              662 m             (2171 ft) Total ascent:-            616 m             (2020 ft)   Jeff led. 10 in group.  Forecast for rain but it remained dry except for the first half hour or so when there Read More …