Helvellyn 01/03/14

    The first of March marks the start of British Springtime, apparently. Since we are yet to have a winter here in Ambleside, this seems a little hard to believe. But St David’s was marked by a break in the weather, at least over a small patch of the Eastern Fells. So I headed to the Swirls carpark on Saturday … Continue reading

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Which Axe?

Choosing the right axe is key to getting the most out of your winter adventuring. With so many to choose from on the market its worth spending some time to consider the options. What to consider: Length – As a rule, shorter axes are better suited to steeper ground whereas a walking axe should be longer (as a guide, a … Continue reading

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