Month: April 2016

2016-04-18 Bellingham from Chollerford (Jeff Coulson)

  Total Distance:-        24.0 Km         (14.9 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.65 Km/Hr    (2.27 mph)                 [9.40 am – 16.14 pm ] Max height:-              210 m             (689 ft) Total ascent:-            429 m             (1407 ft)   Jeff led.  17 in group.   After leaving the bus at Chollerford we headed upstream alongside the N Tyne.  While mainly dry, we Read More …

2016-04-18 Bellingham (Michael Webster)

Pet Lambs – requiring hand feeding Number in Group: 12                     Distance: 11.5 miles        Total Ascent:  1,340 feet Highest Point: Rawfoot (550 ft) Lowest Point: Wark Bridge (270 ft) Starting from the B6320 in Wark, we crossed Wark Bridge to the East side of the North Tyne. Heading N on a good track and path Read More …

2016-04-12 Stanhope from Edmondbuyers (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-        22.2 Km         (13.8 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.46 Km/Hr    (2.15 mph)                 [9.52 am – 16.17 pm ] Max height:-              442 m             (1450 ft) Total ascent:-            477 m             (1565 ft)   Peter led.  9 in group.   As Peter Moat was heard to utter as part of the three stooges, “What can I say”.  I Read More …

2016-04-12 Stanhope (Michael Webster)

  Above Steward Shield – What View? Number in Group: 13                     Distance: 11.3 miles        Total Ascent:  1,417 feet Highest Point: Top Boltslaw Incline (1,705 ft) Lowest Point: Stanhope  (652 ft) Starting on the B6278 at the entrance to Fell Haven, we headed NW, then W, on an old rail path. This track was once Read More …

2016-04-06 Kirkby Malzeard from Masham (Tom Waiton)

 Total Distance:-        24.1 Km         (15.0 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.84 Km/Hr    (2.39 mph)        [10.43 am – 17.00 pm ] Max height:-              266 m             (872 ft) Total ascent:-            417 m             (1368 ft) Tom led.  10 in group.   A bright day initially but a number of short showers began at midday culminating in a Read More …