Month: February 2017

2017-02-21 Hexham from Whittle Dene Reservoir (Peter Bell)

Lunch at Tynedale Park with the Birthday Boy in the front Total Distance:-           25.7 Km           (16.0 m)                                   Ave Speed:-                3.66 Km/hr      (2.27 mph)       [9.27 am – 16.29 pm] Max height:-                144 m              (472 ft)                         Total ascent:-              315 m              (1033 ft)   Peter led. 21 in group.  Leaving the bus on an overcast but Read More …

2017-02-15 Embleton from Shortridge Hall junction (Peter Bell)

  Heading away from Dunstanburgh Castle Total Distance:-           17.1 mile                                 Ave Speed:-                2.54 mph         [9.55 am – 16.38 pm] Climb                           Negligible   Peter led. 7 in group.  Leaving the bus just north of Warkworth, at the junction with the M/R to Shortridge Hall, we joined the cycle track which runs adjacent to the Read More …

2017-02-09 Kirk Yetholm from Akeld (Peter Bell)

Group shot near the summit of Hare Law Total Distance:-           22.5 Km           (14.0 m)                                   Ave Speed:-                3.52 Km/hr      (2.19 mph)       [10.10 am – 16.34 pm] Max height:-                532 m              (1745 ft)                                   Total ascent:-              915 m              (3001 ft)   Peter led. 17 in group.  Leaving the bus at Akeld, we immediately started the climb Read More …

2017-02-03 Barrasford from B6342 near Great Bavington (Rob Harrison)

  Clay Wall – we wait for Rob to find a path Total Distance:-           21.1 Km          (13.1 m)                                  Ave Speed:-                3.59 Km/hr      (2.23 mph)      [9.41 am – 15.34 pm] Max height:-                224 m              (735 ft)                                    Total ascent:-              269 m              (882 ft)   Rob led. 14 in group.  In slightly hazy sunshine, four groups Read More …