Walk Reports 2020


How to Upload Photos

PHOTOS: Photos are most welcome from anyone participating in any of our walks, and will be uploaded to the website under the Walk Reports tab. There is no need to re-size photos (which should be .jpg files) and no actual limit to the number submitted or the number of people submitting photos.  A…

Social Walk Register

SOCIAL WALK REGISTER BACKGROUND: LDWA's public liability insurer requires us to collect participant information for Social Walks, Trips Away and Other Group Events.  Although the LDWA consider a claim unlikely, the possible damages, if uninsured, would be unacceptably high. The insurance covers…

The Kettlewell (Marshals) | Saturday 7 March 2020

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 20 Mileage: 23.5 miles Ascent: 4,300 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope Twenty enthusiastic volunteers gathered for our inaugural Marshals walk for the forthcoming Kettlewell Challenge event.  A grey and overcast day with quite poor…

Not Quite Osmotherley Phoenix in Reverse | Saturday 16 February 2020

Walk Leader: Wendy Leete Participants: 4 Mileage: 17.5 miles Ascent: 3,600 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Wendy Leete   Leaving Osmotherley we headed eastish on the Cleveland Way up to Square Corner.  With the weather on our side.  No sign of the dreaded Storm Denis...thank…

Castleton | Saturday 1 February 2020

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 12 Mileage: 16 miles Ascent: 3,200 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope   Undeterred by forecasts of high winds, twelve of us assembled at the car park in High Castleton for our weekly dose of North Yorkshire fresh air.  Well it was…

North Yorks AGM | Sunday 19 January 2020

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 9 Mileage: 5 miles Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope Nine of us made our annual pilgrimage around Thruscross Reservoir on a chilly but brilliantly sunny Sunday morning in preparation for the rigours of the AGM later that afternoon.  Helped…

Simon's Seat | Saturday 18 January 2020

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 14 Mileage: 18 miles Ascent: 3,080 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope   Cold and a bit windy, but lots of sunshine and no sign of rain.  What more could you hope for in the middle of January?  Well perhaps not the icy flagstones…

Wander Around Wensleydale | Saturday 11 January 2020

Walk Leader: Anton Nielsen Participants: 6 Mileage: 18 miles Ascent: 2,250 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope Undeterred by forecasts of high winds and heavy rain, we hardy six set off from Leyburn Marketplace.  The high winds (well in excess of 40 mph at times?) certainly…

Sutton Bank | Saturday 4 January 2020

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 16 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent: 2,600 ft Walk Register: Yes Walk Report: Robert Cope   Full of the joys of the New Year, sixteen of us set-off from the Sutton Bank visitor centre on a thankfully dry, not too cold and occasionally sunny day.  Our…