2018

Yule Climb Simons Seat | Thursday 27 December 2018

Walk Leader: Steph Carter Participants: 12 Mileage: 14 miles Walk Report: Steph Carter   12 of us walked off some of the excesses of Christmas on this year’s Yule Climb Simons Seat Walk. A mild dry day, sometimes clear, sometimes misty from low cloud, and relatively dry underfoot, our…

Yorkshire Xmas Hike | Saturday 22 December 2018

Walk Leader: Sean Lawson Participants: 18 Mileage: 17 miles Walk Report:  

Xmas Meal / Walk | Sunday 16 December 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 14 (walk) / 17 (dinner) Mileage: 8 miles Walk Report: Wendy Leete Following a wretched Saturday, Sunday turned out to be a lovely cold, but sunny day and 14 of us left Beckwithshaw for a short walk before enjoying a Christmas dinner at the local pub.…

Muker | Saturday 8 December 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 6 Mileage: 16 miles Walk Report: Wendy Leete A windy start to the day on leaving Muker.  The six of us took to the Pennine Way climbing up Kisdon Hill (a Marlyn) on to the Corpse Way - a lovely green track, aptly named as it was used by coffin…

Osmotherly Phoenix | Saturday 1 December 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 3 Mileage: 19 miles Ascent: 2,300 ft Walk Report: Andy Miller   We did the walk in reverse in horizontal rain and dense fog.  No views today!  Unfortunately I made a mistake and missed our path adding a mile to the distance which was nearer 18.5…

Glaisdale | Saturday 24 November 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 8 Mileage: 20 miles Walk Report: Wendy Leete   Our "36" year old leader (Andy Miller) ha ha!! took no prisoners - eight of us - straight up the hill and straight on to Glaisdale Rigg.  No complaints, although we didn't believe him when he said "no…

Not So Square | Saturday 17 November 2018

Walk Leader: Dennis Walker Participants: 8 Mileage: 16 miles Walk Report: Dennis Walker A good walk (or so they all said!).  So nice to see some new faces from around the region - makes it well worth the effort.  With the light fading, we decided to cut it short to 16 miles

Kilburn Kanter Marshals' Walk | Saturday 27 October 2018

Participants: 17 Mileage: 24 miles Walk Report: Andy Ward We began in atrocious conditions with snow falling freely most of the morning.  Afternoon conditions cheered up with blustery wind and slippy conditions underfoot. A special thank you to Caroline, Sue & Tony for excellent back up.…

Who Knows Where | Saturday 20 October 2018

Walk Leader: Wendy Leete Participants: 17 Mileage: 19 miles Walk Report: Wendy Leete     The weather turned out to be really nice.  A short section of the Cleveland Hills followed by a not too long road section before heading north towards Hawnby through woodland and farmland. …

Ingleby Greenhow | Saturday 13 October 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 8 Mileage: 20 miles Ascent: 3,500 ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete Our 20 mile walk (3500ft) started from Ingleby Greenhow.  A small secluded village hidden within the valley on the northern side of the Cleveland Hills. Eight of us grouped up in the…

Not Much Clay | Saturday 6 October 2018

Walk Leader: Dennis Walker Participants: 3 Mileage: 21 miles Walk Report: Dennis Walker Weather was cloudy at first until 10-30 and then rain until 2-30.  But then cleared up for a fine afternoon and overall an enjoyable day for all of us - which makes it all worthwhile

Weekend Walk - Buckden to Kirkby Stephen | Saturday 29 Septermber - Sunday 30 September

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 13 Mileage: 35 miles Walk Report: Wendy Leete Lady Anne Clifford, an indomitable woman, was born in Skipton in 1590.  She fought and succeeded in regaining the right to the family estate.  She was responsible for improvement and expansion of many of…

Swaledale Marathon | Saturday 8 September 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 10 Mileage: 24 miles Ascent: 4,600 ft Walk Report: Robert Cope Avoiding the forecast early rain, the tireless ten departed Reeth in good spirits – only to be confronted almost immediately by the challenging ascent to Fremington Edge.  From there…

Kepwick | Saturday 1 September 2018

Walk Leader: Ann Grainger Participants: 9 Mileage: 20 miles Walk Report: Ann Grainger 9 walkers turned up at Kepwick for a 20 mile walk. The weather was perfect we walked through Nether and Over Silton and then took a not so used path to Thimberly Bank up through the woods and again to…

Lastingham Day/Night Walk | Saturday 11 August - Sunday 12 August 2018

Walk Leader: Steph Carter Participants: 8 Mileage: 16 miles Walk Report: Steph Carter   We started with seven, but finished with eight (one met us at the Lion and walked the second half).  The weather was cloudy at the start and turned wet while we were in the pub, so the walk back was…

Wetwang | Saturday 4 August 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 6 Mileage: 22 miles Walk Report: Lucy Astle   We set off from St Nicholas Church in Wetwang at 8.30am.  The weather was as we’ve come to expect, warm and dry, maybe a little too hot at times!  There were 6 of us.  The route was on very good…

3 Peaks | Saturday 21 July 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 12 Mileage: 24 miles Ascent: > 5,000 ft Walk Report: Vivienne Taylor   The starting point at Horton in Ribblesdale was heaving with charity walkers, but the good news was that we were setting off half an hour after them therefore it was pretty…

Another Way Up Ingleborough | Saturday 14 July 2018

Walk Leader:      Iain ConnellParticipants:       8Mileage:             14 miles

The Tandem (West Route) | Saturday 23 June 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Mlller Participants: 7 Mileage: 27 miles Ascent: 3,070 ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete A quick decision, for a change of direction, was thought of by our good leader so we could get a pub stop in at around 20 miles (the "mednaT tseW" route ?).  This is not going to become…

To the Source of the Aire | Saturday 16 June 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 5 Mileage: 18 miles Walk Report: Andy Ward   The source of the Aire is Malham Tarn but our walk took us to the Heads of Aire outside Malham and dry as a bone.  After passing through Airton, Malham and Janets Foss lunch was taken at Weets Top followed…

Walden Round | Saturday 9 June 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 6 Mileage: 26 miles Ascent: > 4,500ft Walk Report: Wendy Leete This 26 mile ex-challenge event, now known as an anytime challenge with over 4500ft of climb is not to be taken lightly, as six of us set off from Kettlewell - not quite so early.  Much…

Hambleton (Osmotherley) | Saturday 02 June 2018

Walk Leader: Anton Nielsen Participants: 12/8 (4 planned early retirees)  Mileage: 25 miles Ascent: 4430 ft Walk Report: Robert Cope A "there and back" trek south from Square Corner along the Cleveland Way backbone, but with a big loop and climb taking in Kepwick, Cowesby and Boltby…

To the Source of the Wharfe | Saturday 19 May 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 3 Mileage: 20 miles Walk Report: Andy Ward A glorious day weatherwise and a cracking route unfortunately attracted only one other walker.  Thanks Mike for your company / support !     Photo by B Harvey

Sunday Stroll | Sunday 13 May 2018

Walk Leader: Andy Ward Participants: 4 Mileage: 15 miles Walk Report: Andy Ward   A brilliant day.  Great weather, scenery and company! Photos by Christine Stopford

Shunner Shuffle (In Reverse) | Saturday 12 May 2018

Walk Leader: Ann Grainger Participants: 20 Mileage: 28.5 miles Ascent: ~ 5,500 feet Walk Report: To follow To follow. Group Photos Photos by Robert Cope

Five Broken Bridges | Saturday 5 May 2018

Walk Leader: Steph Carter Participants: 12 Mileage: 21 miles Ascent: 1,223 ft Walk Report: Steph Carter 5_Broken_Bridges.docx   Photos by Robert Cope

Gillamoor Daffodil Walk | Saturday 14 April

Walk Leader: Andy Miller Participants: 10 Mileage: 15.7 miles Ascent: 2533 ft Walk Report: Robert Cope A very enjoyable and leisurely-paced walk through the daffodils.  Conditions mainly cloudy but thankfully no rain and little wind.  Temperature 8o-12o C From Gillamoor our adventurous…

Saltaire to Skipton | Saturday 7 April 2018

Saltaire to Skipton (Linear) - Walk Report (Iain Connell) Walk Leader:  Iain ConnellParticipants:   Six (three from North Yorkshire group)Mileage:         23 milesAscent:          3000 - 3500 feet A good walk in good spirits in spite of the weather and difficult conditions.   Light…

Ripon Rowel (Day 2) | Sunday 25 March 2018

The Ripon Rowel – A Walk of Two Halves(Walk Leaders: Jon & Wendy Leete) Sunday – Sawley to West Tanfield – an entirely different day both the weather and the walking.  Oh, and numbers – now a magnificent 8.  If there was ever a beautiful spring day this was it.  Spring flowers in the…

Ripon Rowel (Day 1) | Saturday 24 March 2018

The Ripon Rowel – A Walk of Two Halves(Walk Leaders: Jon & Wendy Leete) Saturday – West Tanfield to Sawley - the weather never did turn out quite what it said it would – lucky for us – all 12.  Striding out with great enthusiasm we left West Tanfield heading south along the River Ure …

Hole of Horcum | Saturday 10 March 2018

Andy Miller led the walk - 20miles   There were six of us (including one new member) who braved the damp grey weather.  Leaving the Saltergate CP at 8.30am and heading east on Old Wives Way into Dalby Forest we returned via Levisham and across the moor back to our cars. Using the breathing…

Skipton to Saltaire | Saturday 10 March 2018

Walk Leader: Iain Connell Eight participants (unfortunately only Iain from North Yorks Group).  It rained after start and before finish, not heavily but very wet underfoot (overnight rain plus snow melt) except for tarmac and flagstone surfacing.  Visibility approx. 85%. Three chose to cut short…