Thursday 7th March 2019 Grassington

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A few photos from Thursday’s walk with Howard. Grassington village to the Grassington Lead mines, down Hebden Gill, Hebden village and along the Dales Way beside the Wharfe back to Grassington. A wet start but a satisfying walk with lots … Continued

Settle walk Feb 3rd 2019

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11 of us set off walking on a very chilly but sunny morning leaving Settle and headed on to Giggleswick Scar to Feizor then turning right and going over the top to drop down into Little Stainforth where we sat … Continued

Conistone walk 3rd Jan 2019

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‘Although the promise of wall to wall sunshine never materialised 13 members , who all appeared to have kept their resolution to Keep Walking, joined Sue on her 3rd January walk.   We started out at Conistone, went up the … Continued

Moorland Walk – 22nd July 2018

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Great walk of around 11miles over lots of moorland and incorporating several reservoirs which are getting quite low, we walked to Grain Water Bridge, had lunch stop at Walshaw then crossed Wadsworth Moor and on towards Walshaw Dean reservoirs where … Continued

Slaidburn Walk – 5th July 2018

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Eight sun-seekers took an enjoyable and leisurely walk over Easington Fell on through Grindleton Forrest and down into West Bradford where Anne and Frank treated us to tea and freshly baked scones topped with cream and homemade jam, delicous!!! after … Continued

Simons Seat Sunday 18th Feb 2018

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CMC Walk Sunday 18 Feb 2018   Simon’s Seat is a rocky outcrop 485m above sea level, and the name is thought to relate to Druids who followed Simon Magus (who claimed to be one of the Three Wise Men). Make of the latter … Continued

Great Whernside 1st Feb 2018

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Some varied scenery and conditions for our group of 12 on Great Whernside. We walked up via the scenic path alongside Dowber Gill Beck in bright sunny weather before heading up the snow slopes to Hag Dike. After a brew … Continued

28th Jan 2018 Walk around Blacko Tower

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Chris Smitton planned a walk circling around Blacko Tower or otherwise known as Stansfield Tower which was built by local grocer Jonathan Stansfield in 1890 and restored in 1950. Unfortunately Chris wasn’t well on Sunday morning so husband Rob came … Continued

New Years Eve and New Years Day Walks

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New Years Eve walk was supposed to be up Helvellyn via Striding Edge but due to adverse weather conditions of high winds the decision to take a lower level walk was agreed by all, so Humph,Marje,Rick,Chris,Sean,Gail,Terry,Marie,Martin and Bern headed up … Continued

Howgills Walk 19th November 2017

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Six of us started our walk in Sedburgh on a beautiful clear frosty morning, we walked along footpaths passing through farmland to the bottom of Cautley Spout and in one of the fields we walked through we saw something I’ve … Continued

Pen y Ghent Thursday 12 October 2017

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9 members enjoyed a bright and blustery day on Pen Y Ghent. The threatening rain held off and there was even time to enjoy refreshments in the cafe in Horton in Ribblesdale afterwards! Thanks to Chris Smitton for a great … Continued

Downham Thursday evening walk

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There was a good turnout for the Thursday evening walk from Downham, with twelve members assembling outside the Assheton Arms. Val’s route took us out towards Worston before turning off and heading back through through the fields to Chatburn and … Continued

Callendar 2017

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Twenty three club members spent the early May bank holiday in and around Callander in Scotland. The group stayed at the Callendar Hostel and spent their time walking and visiting the local sights. The walks varied in distance and challenge, … Continued

Thursday 6th April 2017

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Today’s walk took in Darwen Tower,   Belmont reservoir, Great Hill,  Roddlesworth Woods and the Royal Arms. There were only 4 of us. A small select group! I just hope the others enjoyed the day as  much as I did. Sadly … Continued

Walk Sunday 19th February 2017

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The planned route for Sunday’s walk was Coniston to Goat’s Water, Goat’s Hause, The Old Man, Swirl Hause, and back into Coniston.  Although seven people set off, only three completed the planned walk. The others stayed with the plan until … Continued

Climbing walls in the New Year

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The weather hasn’t really encouraged any outdoor forays recently, apart from the ever-resourceful Andrew and Buxy who circumnavigated the hills above Warton near Lancaster in search of a few square metres of dry rock. Two hours later they found some, … Continued

Bowland walk January 2017

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A select group of four enjoyed ideal conditions for the January walk in the Bowland Fells- i.e. frozen peat bogs and clear views. Starting at Higher Fencewood we headed off to Dinkling Green- no sign of Noddy, Mr Blobby or … Continued

High House meet Seathwaite

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High House, Seathwaite meet, October 2016 . A group of us arrived early on Friday and climbed Sour Milk Ghyll to reach Base Brown, Green Gable and Great Gable. After great views of Wastwater and surrounding fells, we headed back to … Continued

Walk Sunday 30th October 2016

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A group of fourteen walkers, and one very excited dog, met at Ribblehead viaduct to catch the train to Dent station. There was just enough time aboard the train for several members to take advantage of the facilities on the train, … Continued

Carrock Fell Sunday 18th September

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The intended circuit including Carrock Fell, High Pike, Great Lingy Hill, Coomb Height and Bowscale Fell had to be adjusted as the river proved impassable. However, the small group still managed to have an excellent, very scenic walk.

Thursday Walk 4th August 2016

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Thursday walk – from Clitheroe, via Edisford to Clough Bottoms in the pouring rain. Eventually it brightened up for the Waddington leg, past the almshouses and up to Feazer, on to White Hall and then down Green lane and along … Continued

Pot Scar Wednesday 20th July

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Five climbers turned up to practise our trad leading skills on the mini-classics to be found at this excellent little limestone crag above Feizor. For once the weather was good and we were able to carry on climbing till nightfall, … Continued

Harrogate Wall Sunday 10th July

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George’s masterplan for climbing in the Langdale valley just didn’t work out as the forecast once again wasn’t good enough. Kendal wall was ditched as a wet weather alternative in favour of Harrogate and the gods then tortured us with … Continued

WOODCUTTER’S BUTTRESS 23RD JUNE

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WOODCUTTERS’ BUTTRESS, GIGGLESWICK NORTH THURSDAY 23RD JUNE Four of us rolled up to this nice little evening venue clutching the latest Northern Limestone Rockfax, expecting eleven or so do-able, mostly bolted routes, and were chuffed to find the Yorkshire bolting … Continued

Ilkley 2nd June 2016

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Flaming June? Not in Yorkshire. Despite a chilly day, 11 degrees at best, 6 of us had a good day on Ilkley Moor. From the Cow and Calf we traversed the edge of the moor, up to the Twelve Apostles … Continued

Derbyshire May 2016

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A perfect Derbyshire day, 22 May 2016   Frank, Phil and Sue were rewarded with brilliant sunshine and panoramic views of the Derbyshire edges. At Highlow Brook we encouraged a group of DoE youngsters from Essex , one of whom … Continued

Stainforth 5th May

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A group of six members assembled in the car park at Stainforth on a lovely sunny day. The walk took us up past Little Stainforth and on to Feizor.  Veering right we walked through Wharfe and Oxenber woods looking for … Continued

Little Langdale April 2016

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10 club members met on the roadside close to Cockley Beck bridge and agreed that the risk assessment should have mention the horizontal snow squalls we encountered whilst passing over Wrynose enroute to the start of the walk. The snow stopped … Continued

Thursday 7th April

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A group of ten walkers met at Levens Bridge for the regular Thursday walk. The walk started in the Levens hall deer park. No deer were on show, but the pleasant spring sunshine meant early stops to strip off excess … Continued

Patterdale weekend March 2016

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Twelve members of the club enjoyed dry, clear conditions during our stay at the George Starkey Hut on the weekend of 18/19/20th March.  High Street On Saturday a large party set off via Boredale Hause to Angle Tarn, then continued … Continued

Hebden Bridge February 4th

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A group of nine members set off from GR 972265 near Hebden Bridge and took the the Pennine Way up past Callis Wood towards Stoodley Pike.  This is where we are going! Coffee break before tackling the bitter wind on Stoodley … Continued

Bowland 24th January

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    Happy bunch on top of Haythornthwaite Fell The walk was attended by Alison T, Ian T, Anne H, Godfrey, Sue and Gail. The rain held off but it was misty on the tops and very mild for January. … Continued

New Year’s Eve Wasdale

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Ten members of the mountaineering club set off from Brackenclose in Wasdale for a New Year’s Eve jaunt. The route started with a walk half way down the lake road and then turned off to the right for an ascent … Continued

Walk 7th January 2016

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A small group of intrepid walkers braved the weather and set out from Ingleton. As the forecast was for the weather to improve, a suggestion of reversing the planned walk was agreed, leaving the ascent of Ingleborough until later in … Continued