Month: July 2016

2016-07-26 Wall (Michael Webster)

Stagshaw Bank Number in Group: 15                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 900 feet   Highest Point: Stanley Plantation 837 ft Lowest Point: Wall 310 ft Starting at Halton Shields, with two other groups, we followed the Hadrian’s Wall path alongside B6318 to Downhill Quarries. Here we turned SW to follow a track into Halton. Read More …

2016-07-26 Wall from Rudchester (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-         24.5 Km         (15.2 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.73 Km/hr     (2.32 mph)                             [9.28 am – 16.01 pm ]     Max height:-               267 m             (876 ft)                                    Total ascent:-             349 m             (1145 ft)   Jeff led. 8 in group.  Leaving the bus at Rudchester under a grey sky Read More …

2016-07-20 Falstone from Kielder (Tom Waiton)

On our way after lunch at Matthews Linn Total Distance:-        25.0 Km         (15.5 miles) Ave Speed:-              4.43 Km/hr     (2.75 mph)                             [11.50 am – 17.22 pm ]     Max height:-              218 m             (715 ft)                                    arrived Kielder 10.59 am Total ascent:-            372 m             (1220 ft)   Tom led. 14 in group.  What a day!! Read More …

2016-07-14 Ripon from Masham (Jeff Coulson)

Total Distance:-        25.0 Km         (15.5 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.89 Km/hr     (3.89 mph)                             [10.49 am – 17.15 pm ]     Max height:-              160 m             (525  ft) Total ascent:-            390 m             (1280 ft)   Jeff led.  14 in group.  Leaving the bus as we approached Masham, we headed SE towards the R Ure and Read More …

2016-07-08 Patterderdale from Glencoyne (Peter Bell)

Total Distance:-        20.5 Km         (12.7 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.08 Km/hr     (1.81 mph)                             [11.22 am – 18.00 pm ]     Max height:-              941 m             (3086  ft) Total ascent:-            1097 m           (3598 ft)   Peter led. 12 in group.  Leaving the bus at Glencoyne car park, we headed southwards on the path next to the Read More …

2016-07-14 Ripon (Michael Webster)

Bishop Monkton – Cockadoodle Number in Group: 22                     Distance: 13.4 miles        Total Ascent: 900 feet   Highest Point: Bland Close  330 ft Lowest Point: Ripon Canal  57 ft Starting from the car park behind Ripon Market place, we cut through to Ripon Cathedral (upgraded from a Minster in 2014). After passing through the grounds, Read More …

2016-07-08 Patterdale (Michael Webster)

Angle Tarn – lunch Number in Group: 8                        Distance: 10.7 miles        Total Ascent: 2,500 feet approx Highest Point: near The Knott  1,936 ft Lowest Point: near Patterdale  202 ft Setting out from Patterdale, we headed E across Goldrill Beck to Rooking, where turning SSE we followed the footpath to Crookabeck and Beckstones. A coffee Read More …