Month: April 2017

2017-04-03 Beckwithshaw

Jack led a group of 11 from Killinghall to Beckwithshaw after a delayed start following a coach breakdown. The walk started off through farmland skirting to the West of Harrogate but soon encountered  some urban sprawl necessitating some road walking.  Once past this the route followed a woodland path along Oak Beck with views of Oakdale Golf Read More …

2017-04-13 Dunstan from Seahouses (Peter Bell)

Hips Heugh Total Distance:-           25.0  Km          (15.5 ml)                                  Ave Speed:-                4.35 Km/hr      (2.70 mph)       [10.32 – 16.17]  Max height:-                41 m                (134 ft)                         Total ascent:-              263 m              (863 ft)   Peter led, 7 in group.  After a long journey compared to other groups, we left the buses in Seahouses at 10.30, starting our Read More …

2017-04-03 Beckwithshaw from Ripley (Tim Van Zwanenberg)

Total Distance:-           20.9  Km          (13.0 ml)                                  Ave Speed:-                3.39 Km/hr      (2.11 mph)       [11.17 – 17.26]  Bus Breakdown Max height:-                218 m              (715 ft)                         Total ascent:-              509 m              (1670 ft)   Tim led, 10 in group.  Tim’s first walk as leader did not get off to a great start.  A few miles short of Read More …

2017-03-28 Rosedale Abbey from Ralphs Cross (Peter Bell)

  Church Yard at Church Houses Total Distance:-           21.7  Km          (13.5 ml)                                  Ave Speed:-                3.41 Km/hr      (2.12 mph)       [10.49 am – 17.11 pm] Max height:-                421 m              (1381 ft)                                   Total ascent:-              413 m              (1355 ft)   Peter led, 6 in group.  As the buses climbed out of Castleton, the forecasted mist became thicker.  Read More …