Month: January 2017

2016-01-23 Saltburn from Liverton (Tom Waiton)

The new bridge over Easington Beck Total Distance:-           22.6 Km          (14.0 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.44 Km/hr      (2.14 mph)                              [10.32  am – 17.07 pm] Max height:-                205 m              (672 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              764 m              (2505 ft)   Tom led. 21 in group. As we headed south on the bus, the sky became Read More …

2017-01-17 Allendale from Hexham (Jeff Coulson)

Allendale Common – “nice dry paths” Total Distance:-           23.9 Km          (14.9 m)                                  Ave Speed:-                3.59 Km/hr      (2.23 mph)      [9.38 am – 16.18 pm] Max height:-                397 m              (1302 ft)                                  Total ascent:-              676 m              (2217 ft)   Jeff led. 12 in group.  Leaving the bus in Hexham, on a grey but dry and still Read More …

2017-01-11 Haltwhistle from Sewingshields (Jeff Coulson)

Melkridge Common with the line of the wall in the distance Total Distance:-           19.5 Km          (12.1 m)                                  Ave Speed:-                3.36 Km/hr      (2.09 mph)      [10.10  am – 15.58 pm] Max height:-                278 m              (912 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              311 m              (1020 ft)   Jeff led. 11 in group.  Leaving the bus near the Old Repeater Read More …

2017 – 01 – 05 Bamburgh from Stamford (Jeff Coulson)

Bamburgh Castle – sunset Total Distance:-           25.2 Km          (15.7)                           Ave Speed:-                4.11 Km/hr      (2.55 mph)      [10.09  am – 16.17 pm] Max height:-                53 m                (174 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              negligible   Jeff led. 13 in group.  Leaving the bus near the hamlet of Stamford on the B1339, we headed on reasonable tracks ENE to Read More …

2016-12-30 Great Ayton circular (Peter Bell)

Group on the Hanging Stone Total Distance:-           21.5 Km          (13.4 miles)                             Ave Speed:-                3.60 Km/hr      (2.24 mph)      [10.10  am – 16.06 pm] Max height:-                320 m              (1050 ft)                                  Total ascent:-              440 m              (1443 ft)   Peter led. 9 in group.  We left the bus near the river at Great Ayton on a Read More …