Month: November 2016

2016-11-25 Morpeth from Ferney Chesters (Bob Thompson)

  Approaching Shaftoe Crags Total Distance:-           24.4 Km          (15.2 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.74 Km/hr      (2.32 mph)                              [9.52 am – 4.23 pm} Max height:-                202 m              (662 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              211 m              (692 ft)   Bob led. 21 in group. Leaving the bus at the lay-by just beyond the track to Ferney Read More …

2016-11-14 Barnard Castle from Staindrop (Jeff Coulson)

Near Alwent Mill Total Distance:-           23.4 Km          (14.8 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.78 Km/hr      (2.27 mph)                              [10.07 am – 4.18 pm} Max height:-                162 m              (908 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              392 m              (1480 ft)   Jeff led. 16 in group. Leaving the bus at Staindrop, we headed SE towards Alwent on a fairly Read More …

2016-11-08 Greenhead from B6318, 1Km west of Housesteads (Jeff Coulson)

Near Portobello beside the Haltwhistle Burn Total Distance:-           23.8 Km          (14.8 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.66 Km/hr      (2.27 mph)                              [10.10 am – 4.40 pm} Max height:-                277 m              (908 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              451 m              (1480 ft)   Jeff led. 10 in group. Leaving the bus about 1Km west of Housesteads, we headed Read More …

2016-11-02 Rothbury from Raechester (Peter Bell)

The group on Simonside Total Distance:-        26.5 Km         (16.5 miles)                           Ave Speed:-              3.69 Km/hr     (2.29 mph)                             [9.56 am – 17.07 pm} Max height:-              425 m             (1394 ft)                                 Total ascent:-            482 m             (1581 ft)   Peter led. 13 in group.  Leaving the bus about 1Km.north of Raechester on a rather overcast day, we Read More …