Month: October 2015

2015-10-26 Alnwick from Longframlington (Tom Waiton)

Total Distance:-    25.8   Km           (16.0  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.71   Km/Hr       (2.31 mph) [ 9.23  am – 16.20 pm ] Max height:-              234 m             (768 ft) Total ascent:-            476 m             (1561 ft) Tom led.  8 in group.  Leaving the bus at Longframlington we headed to the north end of the village before turning right Read More …

2015-10-20 Alston from Broomhouse (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-    24.0   Km           (14.9  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.62   Km/Hr       (2.25 mph) [ 10.05  am – 16.43 pm ] Max height:-              342 m             (1122 ft) Total ascent:-            661 m             (2168 ft) Jeff led.  17 in group.  A dry, bright day with little wind.  After a false start when John (driver) took a wrong Read More …

2015-10-14 Kelso from Jedburgh (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-    26.3  Km            (16.3  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.73  Km/Hr        (2.32  mph) [ 10.24  am – 17.27 pm ]    (long breaks, 67 min in total)) Max height:-              234 m             (767 ft) Total ascent:-            488 m             (1600 ft) Jeff led.  13 in group.  Travelling towards Jedburgh we saw some magnificent examples of temperature inversion Read More …

2015-10-08 Reeth from Downholme Br via Fremington Edge (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-    24.1  Km            (15.0  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.44  Km/Hr        (2.14  mph) [ 10.19  am – 17.19 pm ]    (32 min stop in Red Lion) Max height:-              471 m             (1545 ft) Total ascent:-            709 m             (2326 ft) Peter led.  17 in group.  With a good forecast, I set off from the quarry near Read More …

2015-10-02 Appleby (Rob Harrison)

Rob led a group of 14 on a pleasant stroll of a walk starting at Church Brough near Brough Castle.  The plan wasn’t for such a “pleasant stroll” but cones and roadworks blocked the planned start point and we were dropped much closer to Appleby than planned. 13 + or – became 11.5 miles and Read More …

2015-10-02 Appleby from Coupland via High Cup Nick (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-    22.8  Km            (14.2  miles) Ave Speed:-         3.42 Km/Hr         (2.13 mph) [ 8.01 am – 16.14 pm ] Max height:-              650 m             (2132 ft) Total ascent:-            767 m             (2516 ft) Jeff led.  12 in group.  Very warm, with blue sky, little cloud and no wind all day although it remained hazy in Read More …