My Grandmother began life at Whitrigg near the Solway Firth in 1890, and from the most northerly Lake District mountain on Friday night, I could see (in theory at least) the lights of the farm where she was born. We’d got to the top of High Pike just as the last … Continue reading


SNOWY HALLSFELL RIDGE   After some significant snowfall over the weekend, Loch and Andrew found Hallsfell Ridge quite well snowed up on Tuesday, (12 Feb) with some sizeable cornices. Possibly the only corner of England that day to sport some brief blue skies and sunshine.  

Easy Tiger…

An Ambush* of Tigers Little Chamonix, Borrowdale (23 September 2012) (*The collective noun for a group of tigers is an ambush, which I think seems fitting!)   After investing in tiger outfits for Pete’s 30th birthday party in Keswick, the opportunity for some tiger-based climbing action seemed too good to … Continue reading

Club trip to Skye

Title: Club trip to SkyeLocation: The Isle of SkyeLink out: Click hereDescription: York Mountaineering Club will be having its annual early May trip to the Romantic Isle of Skye for 2012. This continues the popular early May trip to the Scottish Islands of Rum, Jura and Arran. The cost is … Continue reading