Walk Reports - 2008

Totals for year:
Walks - 13
Miles - 298
Walkers - 200
Walk leaders - 10

 

Embsay. January 12th 2008. Distance - 18 miles. 22 walkers. Leader - Ian Dyer.

A wet and misty day visiting Barden Moor, Burnsall and Embsay.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Grassington. February 9th 2008. Distance - 21 miles. 33 walkers. Leader - Ralph Warman.

A record number of people turned out for this walk from Grassington. A total of thirty three people took part and were treated to brilliant sunshine throughout the day, wonderful views and good company.

Photos by John Sparshatt & Tom Wood.


 

Todmorden. March 29th 2008. Distance - 22 miles. 8 walkers. Leader - John Williams.

What started of as a fairly good day rapidly deteriorated and conditions in the afternoon were pretty dire. Nevertheless all had a good days walking around some beautiful countryside. The group were treated to brilliant sunshine throughout the day, wonderful views and good company.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Kilburn. April 12th 2008. Distance - 28 miles. 13 walkers. Leader - Andy Ward.

The first of a trio of walks comprising the White Feather walks.


 

Yoredale 100. May 3rd-5th 2008. Distance - 100 miles.

This years flagship Challenge Event.


 

Kettlewell. June 21st 2008. Distance - 30 miles. 8 walkers. Leader - Ralph Warman.

Completed the second of a trio of walks comprising the White Feather walks.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Otley Chevin. July 12th 2008. Distance - 36 miles. 9 walkers. Leaders - Andy Ward & Tricia Hesford.

Joined forces with the Nidderdale Group to walk an old Challenge Event - A Sting In The Tail.


 

Barden Bridge. August 2nd 2008. Distance - 22 miles. 24 walkers. Leader - Tony Fitzgerald.

The group, including a couple of new faces, walked round a scenic route, including Simon's Seat.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Peak District. September 20th 2008. Distance - 28 miles. 12 walkers. Leader - John Sparshatt.

The third and final White Feathers Walk.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Ingleton. October 11/12th 2008. Distance - 20 miles. 13 walkers. Leaders - Sue & Colin Lugton.

A two summits walk over Whernside and Ingleborough with over 1200 metres of height gain, before dashing back to Ingleton to celebrate Tom's 50th birthday!
Another walk was taken on Sunday 12th over Gregareth and back following Ingleton Waterfalls.


Photos by Tom Wood & Patricia Durdey.


 

Thruscross. November 1st 2008. Distance - 20 miles. 23 walkers. Leader - Ian Dyer.

Over the hills and far away, with stops at Trollers Gill and Rocking Moor Hall.

Photos by Tom Wood.


 

Settle Xmas walk. December 6th 2008. Distance - 15 miles. 23 walkers. Leader - Patricia Durdey.

Visiting the Hoffman Kiln at Langcliffe, Stainforth Force for refreshments then onto the Gamecock Inn at Austwick for Xmas lunch.

Photos by Colin Lugton, Ralph Warman & Tom Wood.


 

Three Peaks. December 27th 2008. Distance - 26 miles. Leader - Andy Ward.

The traditional end of year walk for stout souls only!

Photos by Tom Wood.