Skiddaw mist

Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

Checking the map, walking to the Lake District summit of "Skiddaw" (931m) via the bridleway from Keswick looked like a fairly straightforward undertaking. My husband was booked on a mountain bike guiding course in the area and we'd decided to make the most of a couple of days away. Having lost my normal partner in crime, … Continue reading Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

Kentmere MTB

Mountain biking, squelchy feet and soap bubbles

After days of warm sunshine and incredible views, the weather had broken. We'd booked a cottage for a week in the peaceful hamlet of Kentmere and had luckily caught the end of the incredible weather to walk the Kentmere Horseshoe (link to post here), but then the heavy rain arrived. The first day it came was … Continue reading Mountain biking, squelchy feet and soap bubbles