Happy Hiking Holidays

Brodie Dog with new Hurtta coat

I had some great walks and longer trips this year and hope to get a bit further afield next year. Brodie is beginning to grumble a bit on longer walks but I got her a nice new Hurtta winter coat to keep her happy in our often-dreich local weather – as seen here in a couple of photos from a … read more >

On top of 3 counties.. a schlep up Black Hill

I’ve tried to walk from my house to Black Hill a couple of times but weather has stopped play on both occasions. There isn’t anywhere grimmer (or potentially dodgy) than the moors when the snow is falling or the land is wrapped in fog and heavy rain. And I’ve been a sensible (lone) hiker on those occasions. But today I … read more >