Trip reports – day walks

A list of all my days walks since this blog started.  They are broken down into areas to make it easier to search.


North Wales

August 2011: Arenig Fawr – death on a mountain

August 2011: A mucky day on the Moelwyns

January 2010: Beaten by the Berwyns – Godor and Moel y Erwig

January 2010: Pistyll Rhaeadr and Post Gwyn

December 2009: Llechog, Clogwyn Du’r Arddu and Moel Cynghorion

December 2009: A day on the northern Glyders


Mid Wales

July 2012: A Bongo in the rolling Radnorshire hills pt1 – Llanbedr hill and the Begwns

July 2012: A Bongo in the rolling Radnorshire hills pt2 – Gwaunceste hill and the Hergest ridge

May 2009: Mid Wales – far away from the bank holiday crowds


South Wales

September 2011: Bimbling around Pembrokeshire

September 2010: A fond farewell in the Black Mountains

January 2010: A very snowy New Year in the Black Mountains

August 2009: Bank holiday in the Black Mountains

March 2009: Solitude in the Black Mountains

February 2009: A weekend in the Black Mountains


Scottish Highlands and Islands

May 2014: The Outer Hebrides – A Bongo on Harris and Lewis pt1

May 2014: The Outer Hebrides – A Bongo on Harris and Lewis pt2

May 2014: The Outer Hebrides – A Bongo on Harris and Lewis pt3

January 2014: A wet and windy week on Mull pt1

January 2014: A wet and windy week on Mull pt2

October 2013: Postcards from Arran pt 3 – Coast, stones, caves and waterfalls

October 2013: Postcards from Arran pt 2 – Moorland

October 2013: Postcards from Arran pt 1 – Mountains

July 2013: Glen Lyon – Meall Buidhe and Cam Chreag

July 2013: The Tarmachan ridge by the back door

July 2013: Ben Lawers via Meall Corranaich

April 2012: Mist and peat bogs on Carn na Coinnich (Strathconon)

April 2012: Beinn Mheadhoin and the wilds of Glen Orrin

April 2012: A day of awe, magic and anger on Sgurr a’ Mhuilinn (Strathconon)

April 2012: An Sidhean and Bac an Eich – a Corbett too far? (Strathconon)

September 2010: A magical weekend on the Isle of Eigg

June 2010: Cruach Choireadail and Corra-bheinn (Isle of Mull)

June 2010: Treshnish Peninsula and ‘S Airde Beinn (Isle of Mull)

June 2010: Ben More scramble via A’Chioch (Isle of Mull)

June 2010: Dun da Ghaoithe (Isle of Mull)

June 2010: Beinn na Croise (Isle of Mull)


Southern Uplands

August 2013 : A weekend in the Borders seeking Donald and Graham (but finding turbines)

May 2010: The Rhinns of Kells – Meikle Millyea to Carlin’s Cairn

May 2010: Moorbrock hill and Clennoch Bothy

April 2010: Cold Moss from Overfingland

April 2010: Louise Wood Law and Dun Law from near Elvanfoot

April 2010: A snowy Southern Upland way circuit from Wanlockhead

March 2010: Green Lowther and Lowther hill in the icy grip of winter

March 2010: East Mount Lowther from Wanlockhead

March 2010: The southern Lowther hills from Durisdeer

March 2010: A quick dash up Tinto hill from Wiston


North Pennines and Cheviots

January 2013: Windy Gyle with the northern pie man

January 2013: The Cheviots – bimbling round the Breamish

June 2011: The Cheviots – along the Border ridge

June 2011: The Cheviots – Shillhope Law & Bloodybush Edge


Lake District

November 2013: A weekend in Eskdale with a dirty high

December 2012: A magical morning on Great Mell Fell

December 2012: Winter perfection – a Newlands Round

November 2012: Watendlath and the North Central Fells

March 2012: The Dovedale horseshoe

March 2012: Above Langdale – Pike of Blisco and Lingmoor Fell

November 2010: The Loweswater fells from Maggie’s bridge

November 2010: Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Loweswater

November 2010: Skiddaw via Lonscale Fell and Sale How


Yorkshire Dales and Howgills

None yet but some routes in the backpacking section.


North York Moors

None yet but some routes in the backpacking section.


Peak District and South Pennines

April 2013: The Roaches from Gradbach

April 2013: A walk on Big Moor

January 2013: A Win hill winter wonderland

September 2012: Up and down Dale from Grindon

August 2012: Shining Tor and the Goyt valley

February 2012: Hidden cloughs and frozen bogs on Bleaklow

January 2012: Robin Hood’s Stride and Stanton moor

December 2011: A perfect winters day on Bamford and Stanage edges

November 2011: Mist, fog and mucky dogs across Cut Gate

August 2011: Peak District social meet

May 2011: A daunder around Milldale and Alstonefield

April 2011: Miller’s, Chee, Wye and Deep dales from Chelmorton

March 2011: The Howden moors from Kings Tree

February 2011: Along Kinder’s northern edges from Birchin Clough

January 2011: Win hill and Crookstone knoll from Yorkshire bridge

January 2011: From Burbage to Stanage

Dec 2010: Along the Arctic Eastern Edges

Dec 2010: Grim solitude in Monsal Dale

October 2010: Hope to Chinley via the Great ridge

Sept 2010: Saddleworth Moor from Dovestone Reservoir

Aug 2010: Eyam moor and Abney from Hathersage

April 2010: White, Curbar and Froggatt edges

February 2010: Kinders northern edges from Barber Booth

December 2009: A high level Dovedale circuit

November 2009: Alport Castles and Crook hill from Alport bridge

November 2009: Lud’s Church, The Roaches and Ramshaw rocks

August 2009: Danebower, Shuttingsloe and the Goyt valley

June 2009: Wolfscote, Narrowdale, Wetton and Ecton hills

February 2009: Hartington to Thorpe above the dales

February 2009: A white Dark Peak

December 2003: Kinder Scout in the snow



March 2014: Shropshire Hills AONB – The Stiperstones, Corndon hill and Heath Mynd



February 2011: Exploring the wild western moors and tors of Dartmoor

February 2011: Across the northern moor to Grey Wethers stone circle

February 2011: A canine on Hound Tor

February 2011: Wistman’s wood via Longaford Tor

February 2011: A misty day around Bellever Tor

February 2011: Great Links Tor via Tavy Cleave


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