Mountain Peaks

Yorkshire 3 Peaks

On the last 2 days of 2020 I walked the Yorkshire 3 Peaks (Y3P) – Pen y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. At this point North Yorkshire was still in tier 2 of the coronavirus restrictions and we had not gone into Lockdown 3.0. The weather forecast was for a period of clear but very cold …

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Scafell Pike – is it worth the walk?

“This is it, the Mecca of all weary pilgrims in Lakeland, the place of many ceremonies and celebrations, of bonfires and birthday parties; the ultimate; the supreme; the one objective above all others; the highest ground in England, the top of Scafell Pike.” A. Wainwright, The Southern Fells. Last Saturday I walked to the summit …

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