Wainwrights – Pin it on the Wall

Wainwrights – Pin it on the Wall

I was standing in the kitchen the other day, leaning against the wall, having a cup of tea and looking at our map of the Wainwrights on the wall. It is covered with little coloured pins, indicating the mountains we have already climbed. It is also covered by white...
Painfully Walking the Wainwrights

Painfully Walking the Wainwrights

Another 6am alarm call. Hannah hobbles down the stairs, she is having problems with her legs at the moment. She is not the only one, my knees are also beginning to complain, usually the day after we have been walking.  I can understand why. I am past 60, but Hannah is...
Big Days on Western Wainwrights

Big Days on Western Wainwrights

Big Days Out on the Western Wainwright Fells This week we start to climb the Western Wainwrights – over the hills and far away – and, for us all, the exciting prospect of wandering over unknown territory. The massive monsters of Scafell, Great Gable,...
Does the Bible Mention the Wainwrights?

Does the Bible Mention the Wainwrights?

We are walking through Lent: the time when we remember the temptations that Christ suffered, and seek in our own lives to change things, or start to do things we are neglecting. To make a fresh start. To clean out the cupboard. It is interesting that Lent coincides...

One Out of Eight, Ain’t Bad

Today’s optimistic attempt to bag eight Wainwrights was scuppered by severe blizzards and icy snow just before reaching our second Wainwright of the day. It seemed we might have a window, a break in the weather, a chance to get out this weekend, so we decided to...
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