GetOutside and explore the Dales Way

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Sometimes in life the best adventures are those you don’t choose for yourself. The Dales Way doesn’t involve bog trotting or peak bagging, but instead winds through picturesque valleys and villages following the rivers. It was a beautiful weekend; full of … Continue reading

Day 5 and 6 of the Winter ML… snowholing and navigation

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Its 11am – I’ve already got frozen snot across my face and my buff has frozen with my breath. The goggles I loved earlier in the week have failed me and I feel like I’m in a white out as they’ve misted … Continue reading

Snow shelters and emergency rope work – Day 4 of the Winter ML

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‘I think I’d rather carry on walking in horrendous weather than dig a snow shelter’ I complained as I lay on the floor trying to dig out the back of my shelter. When I then compared my rather snug hole … Continue reading

Snow Bollards and belays, in the ice…. day 3 of the Winter ML

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What did you do today? I walked a few hours to dig some holes in the snow. Well actually it was rock solid neve that went down for half a metre and took forever to dig in. I felt like Popeye … Continue reading

Its a bit windy today…. day 2 of the Winter ML

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What’s your favourite bit of kit for winter?? Tough question I know. I’ve been known to have a half hour discussion with a friend just about different crampons, and then we moved on to axes. I love gear. Not in … Continue reading