Ok, so when trying to collect all 64 Clarion Rambler annual handbooks that were produced by Sheffield Clarion Ramblers (between 1901 and 1964) it’s important to note that the cost of those pre-1930 is a LOT higher than those post-1930. Gulp ….
A woodbine and a quick read of the paper. Millican Dalton was born 154 years ago today at Neathead, Alston. I would urge you to read widely about his life. I had the great pleasure as a youth of living in his splendid ‘hotel’ in Borrowdale for half a year. We would chat every morningContinue reading “happy birthday Millican”
A lovely wee film ….
An evening wander down the Rivelin Valley
DO IT DO IT DO IT … Teaching movement skills via a game of ‘climb the toblerone to rescue the jelly baby’. Lots of fun in the sun had on an evening intro-to-bouldering lesson
‘I know’, i said to myself at 6pm on a Saturday evening whilst absent-mindedly googling my own name and eating a fist size chunk of Swiss cheese……, ‘i’ll put 20kg in a rucksack, and my big boots on, and see if i can dip in under the 30 minute (Mountain Rescue team fitness assessment) cut-offContinue reading “a little bit of effort …”
Good, solid, HONEST advice, backed up with sheds of experience. The sort of outdooserists that pour scorn on the likes of Decathlon for being shit are the type of outdoorserists that spend nowhere near enough time *actually* outside to justify that opinion. Over 75% of my outdoor gear (and there’s a LOT of it) comesContinue reading “Tips: How to buy backpacking gear – Andrew Skurka”
https://href.li/?https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/487234/the-dark-peak-case-study.pdf https://href.li/?https://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/361232/MFF-RR08-Bevan-B-2006-From-cairns-to-craters-conservation-heritage-assessment-of-Burbage.pdf Eastern Moors of the Peak District by Dave Torr Art Print: Burbage Moor – Christopher Goddard Some resources i have been using to better understand the human and natural history of Burbage. Carrying a Chris Goddard map for the area will illuminate countless places of interest ….
my first evening ‘patrol’ as a volunteer warden for the Eastern Moors Partnership
Short clips from an incredibly birthday party …