Hard Walk

The Kentmere Horseshoe

The Kentmere Horseshoe

The Kentmere Horseshoe is one of the classic Lakeland routes. It can be completed in a day and is usually done in a clockwise direction but this route goes anti-clockwise and includes an optional wild camp. It starts and finishes in the village of Kentmere, four miles to the north of Staveley. It includes nine …

The Kentmere Horseshoe Read More »

Cader Idris Minffordd Path

Cader Idris via Mynydd Moel Path

The Mynydd Moel Path up Cader Idris is an alternative to the more popular route up the Minffordd path with which it shares the first section. While it isn’t a classic ridge walk like the Minffordd Path, the approach via Mynydd Moel has the advantage of avoiding the crowds and with alternative views over Llyn …

Cader Idris via Mynydd Moel Path Read More »

Snowdon via The Watkin Path

Snowdon via The Watkin Path

The Watkin Path up Snowdon offers an alternative to the more popular walks from Llanberis and Pen y Pass such as the PYG and Miner’s Tracks. It’s still a very popular path, and rightly so. It provides a variety of walking that none of the other routes to the summit of Snowdon can boast. The Watkin …

Snowdon via The Watkin Path Read More »

Moelwyn Bach, Mawr and Cwmorthin Circular Walk from Tanygrisiau

The Moelwynion provide some wild walks without really venturing too far and this route up Moelwyn Bach and Moelwyn Mawr from Tanygrisiau is no exception. However, under anything but perfect conditions, they can be highly challenging to navigate and keep your feet dry. While they’ve been scarred by man’s activities, this is both unsightly and fascinating …

Moelwyn Bach, Mawr and Cwmorthin Circular Walk from Tanygrisiau Read More »

Cold Fell Walk from Hallbankgate

Cold Fell is the northernmost of the North Pennine hills, as well as the northernmost in Cumbria. This short route still poses some challenge as the going can be tough in places and especially so in mist when navigation can be tricky! Click here to view the full description and download the an excellent route leaflet in …

Cold Fell Walk from Hallbankgate Read More »

47 - Kinder Scout -The Highest Mountains In England - The Top 25

Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk

This route from Edale follows the Pennine Way initially as far as Edale Cross, before following the good path along the edge of the Kinder Plateau. It then descends to Edale via Grindsbrook Clough. The rock sculptures, such as the Wool Packs, are a particular feature of this route, and can be quite unnerving in …

Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk Read More »