27th December – This coming February my Ullswater Walking Companion will be published by Countrystride. 20 fell and dale walks that reveal the scenic magic of the Ullswater valley Pooley Bridge to Brotherswater.
December 2nd – Currently I am converting these two scenes into linescapes to complete the graphic component of The Ullswater Walking Companion. Twenty fabulous walks all geared to start and finish from either bus stops and/or lake steamer landing stages. This will make this guide, in common with our The Threlkeld Walking Companion dedicated forContinue reading “Glenridding Dodd”
November 28th – Spotted last Monday a valuable off beat way to the summit of Birkhouse Moor branching from the regular Mires Beck path above the sheepfold. You can see two walkers descending from the eastern brink of the fell evading bracken and outcropping (see below).
27th November – enjoyed creating this drawing today of Catstycam a startling component of the Helvellyn massif, I climbed this on Monday by the right-hand edge, the fell’s north-west ridge.
November 24th – Travellers coming off the M6 from Penrith by Rheged arrive at Waterfoot and are greeted by this stunning scene. It was sheer magic at 9.20am on Monday calm, serene, all its autumn loveliness brilliantly on display.
Took the fabulous weather window to climb Catstycam from Glenridding. Ascending direct from the breached dam by the north-west ridge, a seldom trod steep pull with a tremendous culmination bang on the summit. Visibilty was superb from The Cheviot in the north to Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales and a great array of eastern LakelandContinue reading “Catstycam”
Two Ullswater fell linescapes completed today. Hallin Fell beacon