Month: June 2016

2016-06-27 Holy Island (Michael Webster)

Snook Point Number in Group:24                      Distance: 12.0 miles        Total Ascent: 595 feet Highest Point: Start (79 ft) Lowest Point: Sea Level Leaving the coaches at Beal, we headed back to the level crossing to pick up a track, heading NNE, on the West side the Main Newcastle to Edinburgh Railway Line. Just past Fisher’s Read More …

2016-06-21 Goathland (Michael Webster)

Mallyan Spout Number in Group: 9                        Distance: 10.8 miles        Total Ascent: 2,089 feet Highest Point: Mallyan Spout Hotel (526 ft) Lowest Point: River Esk, Sleights (14 ft) Starting near Sleights Station on A169, with three other groups, we crossed the railway at the station then the River Esk by a footbridge. Picking up the Read More …

2016-06-15 Knitsley Mill from Lintzford (Peter Bell)

Site of the old Consett Iron & Steel Works Total Distance:-        27.7 Km         (17.2 miles) Ave Speed:-              4.27 Km/Hr    (2.65 mph)     [9.34 am – 16.03 pm ]     Max height:-              345 m             (1132  ft) Total ascent:-            552 m             (1811 ft)   Peter led.  12 in group.  Leaving the bus at Lintzford, we initially headed Read More …

2016-06-09 Millfield from Wooler (Jeff Coulson)

2016-06-09 Millfield from Wooler (Jeff Coulson) A drinks stop at Kirknewton Total Distance:-        24.1.1 Km      (15.0) Ave Speed:-              3.60 Km/Hr    (2.24 mph)     [9.55 am – 16.38 pm ]     Max height:-              338 m             (1109  ft) Total ascent:-            624 m             (2047 ft)   Jeff led.  8 in group.  Leaving the bus on the A697 in Read More …

2016-06-03 Ravensworth from Winston (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-        24.9 Km         (15.5 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.73 Km/Hr    (2.32 mph)     [10.02 am – 16.41 pm ]     Max height:-              226 m             (741  ft) Total ascent:-            444 m             (1456 ft)   Jeff led.  9 in group. Leaving the coach at Winston we walked thro the church grounds and then down to the R Read More …

2016-06-09 Milfield (Michael Webster)

Heading for River Glen – Lanton Hill Number in Group: 26                     Distance: 11.2 miles        Total Ascent:  1,827 feet Highest Point: near Tom Tallons Crags (1090 ft) Lowest Point: Milfield (142 ft) This walk started with a “warm up” climb from Low Humbleton on the A697 to High Humbleton. We then skirted the north and Read More …