Month: August 2016

2016-08-24 Wooler from Ingram (Peter Bell)

Near Brands Hill with Cheviot behind Total Distance:-        24.0 Km         (14.9 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.87 Km/hr     (2.40 mph)                             [10.00 am – 16.37 pm ]     Max height:-              410 m             (1345 ft)                                 Total ascent:-            598 m             (1961 ft)   Peter led.  11 in group.  Leaving the buses just before Ingram Bridge, we headed Read More …

2016-08-18 Grasmere (Ron Clements)

Total Distance:-        15.7 Km         (9.8 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.46 Km/hr     (2.15 mph)                             [11.26 am – 16.54 pm ]     Max height:-              197 m             (646 ft)                                    Total ascent:-            476 m             (1561 ft)   Ron led. 17 in group.  From the Grasmere car park we headed SE past Dove Cottage before  leaving the road Read More …

2016-08-16 Treasure Hunt

The winners with their prize This club treasure hunt was organised by Dave & Sarah Whitely to whom we offer many thanks for all their hard work.  On what was a glorious afternoon we had fun trying to decide what they meant by some of the clues.  As Dave said some clues were easy but Read More …

2016-08-12 Hawes from Swininthwaite (Jeff Coulson)

Oxclose Rd Total Distance:-        23.8 Km         (14.8 miles) Ave Speed:-              3.46 Km/hr     (2.15 mph)                             [10.47 am – 17.40 pm ]     Max height:-              360 m             (1180 ft)                                 Total ascent:-            537 m             (1761 ft)   Jeff led. 15 in group.  Leaving the bus at Swininthwaite, we headed NE down a road before joining Read More …

2016-08-12 Hawes (Derek Taylor)

Derek led 12 on a fairly gentle walk from Worton to Hawes taking in the public part of the falls on Hardraw Beck.  The weather was overcast and windy for much of the day so Derek cut back on his original (more ambitious) plans. The map below contains a bit of guesswork as I forgot to turn Read More …

2016-08-06 Staithes (Michael Webster)

Hob Hole Number in Group: 12                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 2,627 feet   Highest Point: Seavey Hill 367 ft Lowest Point: Sandsend Sea Level After the previous “hunt the path” walk in Langholm, this walk was straightforward simply: keep the sea on the right and follow the well worn Cleveland Way from Whitby Read More …

2016-08-01 Langholm Circular (Tom Waiton)

Drinks stop half way up Mid Hill Total Distance:-        17.5 Km         (10.9 miles) Ave Speed:-              2.95 Km/hr     (1.83 mph)                             [10.35 am – 16.16.31 pm ]     Max height:-              322 m             (1056 ft)                                 Total ascent:-            700 m             (2296 ft) Tom led. 11 in group.  Leaving the bus at the south end of Langholm, Read More …

2016-08-01 Langholm (Michael Webster)

Crossing Becks Burn Number in Group: 21                     Distance: 11.1 miles        Total Ascent: 1,402 feet   Highest Point: Above Wauchope Burn 616 ft Lowest Point: Murtholm 218 ft This circular walk from the car park in Langholm was taken from “The Langholm Walks” Booklet, walk number 11. We started by crossing the bridge over to Read More …