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Ian Charters
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Tony Marlow's "JOSS" - 06 May
A sub-12 hour "JOSS" is way too fast for me to help out on other than at the support points and today we were only watching at Dunmail Raise on Tony's successful 11 hour 45 minute  attempt. Waiting (i) Waiting (ii) Waiting (iii) Arriving Eating Leaving Reco...

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Old County Tops - 29 April
A walk around the heart of Lake District visiting the Old County Tops of Scafell Pike (Cumberland), Coniston Old Man (Lancashire) and Helvellyn (Westmorland), starting in Seathwaite and finishing in Rosthwaite at the  Fell & Rock  CC hut. Unlike  2016  when...

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Salford Quays Page Updated
Salford Quays Page Updated - click the tab above to see the page Alone

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Around Knock Murton - 23 April
A meandering wander around Knock Murton in the Western Fells to bag two Wainwrights (Burnbank Fell & Blake Fell) for our Third Round. Along the way we bagged nine new Birketts to bring our Birkett total to 500. Now our Third Round needs only Tarn Crag in Ea...

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High Spy - 22 April
Marshalling on the Anniversary Waltz/Teenager with Altitude on High Spy. A glorious bright, sunny day tempered by a cool wind - perfect for running and pretty nearly perfect for the marshals too. Over Catbells to the Northern Fells North Western Fells from ...

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Base Brown - 21 April
Despite the forecast for a dry day and glimpses of sunshine when we arrived in Borrowdale rain drifted into the valley as we set out for Base Brown. The climb by the side of Sour Milk Gill became a climb into the clouds and a little rain. The latter didn't ...

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Creag na Sroine - 17 April
Creag na Sroine sits above Stronetoper on the west side of Glen Feshie. Coming here was a "last minute" decision which meant no research on routes until walking down the glen. A fairly unconvincing track climbs from Stronetoper in the direction of the summi...

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Beinn Bhreac & Carn an Fhreiceadain - 16 April
Easy stroll over Beinn Bhreac & Carn an Fhreiceadain on the big track out of Kingussie. Low clouds probably hid the best of the views but the wild life more than made up for it. Four hares playing in the heather wearing the last of their winter coats sugges...

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An Torr & Creag Dhubh - 15 April
Creag Dhubh is a fine Marilyn above the A86 at Newtonmore with a subsidiary summit, An Torr.  A cool wind driving snow flurries accompanied us all along the ridge - saving the heaviest flurry for the summit. The Cairngorm plateau remained concealed by heavy...

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Glen Tromie - 14 April
Weather forecasts for Easter Weekend in the Cairngorms suggest winter won't leave the plateau for some time yet so we arrived in Kincraig with a long list of lower hills to bag, far more than a weekend's worth. The area between Glen Tromie and the A9 looks ...
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