Decided to do the Mary Townley Mountain bike loop last weekend ,for anyone who is unaware of this , it is part of the Pennine Bridleway and is a 47 mile off road cycle loop around the Pennines I started the loop in Rossendale at 8.00 am on Saturday and finished my first day at Makinholes Youth Hostel at about 2.30 pm totally knackered where I spent the night finishing the loop on the Sunday starting from the youth Hostel at about 8 .30 finishing in Rossendale at about…Continue
Added by Gary Walker on April 12, 2011 at 8:04 — No Comments
In the heat of the Friday afternoon sunshine the team rendezvoused at Jordon HQ, aka, his mum and dad's house. Mark Russell kindly relieved me from my house-husbandly duties on route, and there we met Will, Tony, and a rather 'loose-bowelled' and ever so eager Jordon.
The plan was simple. Make our way to Troy and climb until sunset, fill our boots at the local carvery for £3.65, and then make our way to Borrowdale for the night with the prospect of climbing at…Continue
Added by Lewis Jacques on April 12, 2011 at 1:00 — No Comments
I've got to say it, but I think I have just had one of my best days out in the mountains for a long time. Following an early start myself, Ian & Lou, Colin P, Theron & Debs met up in the car park in the shadow of Cadair Idris. Our plans for the day were to climb Table Direct (VD**), leading on to Cyfrwy Arete (D**). After a really pleasant walk in we arrived at the base of our route. We climbed in three pairs, Ian & Lou leading off, shortly followed by Theron & Debs, with…Continue
Added by Pete Whetham on April 11, 2011 at 21:17 — No Comments