The thought of putting my soaked, icy-cold waterproofs back on in the dark at the bottom of Scafell Pike still makes me recoil.
I didn’t know the names of the hills I was looking at and I didn’t know what a Wainwright was. But I knew one thing: this wasn’t the last the Lake District would be seeing of us.
I saw the window in a photograph. A small pane of glass, surrounded by stone, looking down to a valley which cupped a silver lake. A river snaked from the hills, falling from the side of the slate bothy which held the window. Hills rose beyond the lake, blocking out the landscape beyond. The week … Continue reading #BothyBagging – Warnscale Head
I found an epic walk online. Trail Magazine recommended YHA Black Sail as its #RoomWithAView back in February, and this weekend in July was the only one I was able to get a bed for. If I was going to drive all the way to the Lake District for a weekend, I was going to … Continue reading #RoomWithAView – YHA Black Sail