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2016 511.9 miles

2015 801.1 miles

2014 909.3 miles

2013: 1229.2 miles

2012: 1241.6 miles

2011: 1080.9 miles

7 May 2009-31 Dec 2010: 1734.4 miles

Current boots
 
GS3 - 561.1 miles

GS3: New pair of Grisport Storm, bought 7.5.14.
 

Discarded boots

MWA2 Mountain Warehouse Adventurer "waterproof" fabric boots. Replacements for faulty pair 18.9.14. Lasted 172 miles before fabric shredded on instep.
MWA _ Mountain Warehouse Adventurer "waterproof" fabric boots. (bought £27 22.8.14, eyelet pulled out 17.9.14 and exchanged for new pair. Lasted 55.6 miles)
KM2 - Karrimor Mount. Will I ever learn? 2nd pair bought (£32.99 30.7.14). "Waterproof" but soaked by heather during 1st trip 31.7.14.
AF  - Cheap (£16.99) Aldi fabric boots, first used 30.4.14. Sole peeled off one boot 29.7.14 after 197.6 miles.
GS - Grisport Storm (leather) - comfortable and inexpensive boots that wore well. On 20.1.14, after 1593.2 miles, the right boot cracked, probably prematurely because it had been dried in heat too often.
GS2: New pair of Grisport Storm, first used 6.1.13. Retired 10.1.16, when sole and upper seemed about to part company, after 1628.1 miles.
MLT: Mountain Warehouse Traveller, bought 17.6.13. Budget-priced fabric boots. Labelled "waterproof" but soaked through on second outing. On 4.9.13, the left boot suddenly split close to where the upper joins the sole.  The inner structure of the left heel had previously given cause for concern.  Wrecked after only 205.2 miles. Obtained full refund from Mountain Warehouse.
KM: *Karrimor Mount - rubbish quality fabric boots that developed holes in the side fabric after less than 180 miles of wear. 
I thereafter wore them only in dry weather until the holes weakened the fabric too much, and I finally dumped them after 375.7 miles.
MLA: Mountain Life Alpine (fabric), bought 17.2.12 - they have a large tab saying "waterproof" on them, but after about 180 miles, they started soaking up water. 26.4.12: 433 miles: I was reproofing these when I discovered that the adhesive holding the sole of one boot to the upper had separated for about three inches.  Sealed with impact adhesive, but ineffective, so discarded.
 

General walks 2011

July 1-September 30
January 1-March 31

April 1-June 30

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29 September 2011
Sneck Yate
6.6 miles

Thursday group
KC

28 September 2011
Commondale
10.5 miles

Weds group
Les led
KC

25 September 2011
Goathland
10.4 miles

Sunday RA
L&M Atkinson led
KC

21 September 2011
Sinnington-Lastingham
11.7 miles

Wednesday group.
Bob led. Several river crossings, including two fords.
KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Lastingham Church - by Bob.

 

 

 

17 September 11
Raincliffe Woods
3.7 miles

Hidden volcanoes walk
KC

September 15
Booth Stone
7.2 miles

Thursday group
Margaret Ingham led
KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


September 14
Grosmont
10.6 miles

Wednesday group
Phil led
GS

September 7
Scugdale-Snotterdale-Lord Stones Café
10.5 miles

Wednesday group
I led Bob & Phil
GS


Excellent first look at Scugdale and Snotterdale, with lunch at the Lord Stones.


Scugdale dale head.  Pic by Bob Clutson.

September 5
Langdale End bridge

10.4 miles
Sunday RA
Richard led.
GS

 

 

 

 

 

 


September 1
Lealholm

5.8 miles
Thurs group, Margaret led
GS

August 31
Wheeldale Moor
12.3 miles

Weds group, Les led
Lunch outside Pinkney's Bothy.  Walked through blocked woodland.
12.3 miles
GS

August 28
Norton-on-Derwent
11.4 miles

Sunday RA
I led 5


GS

August 23
Tarn Hole
7.1 miles solo

Full write-up on Trpsdale page
KC

August 21
Norton-on-Derwent
12.5 miles

Sunday RA
I led me
KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 18
Lund Farm nr Helmsley

6.7 miles
Thursday group, M Ingham led 13.
KC

August 17
Ampleforth

Wednesday group, Phil led Bob, Les and me
10.6 miles
GS

August 10
Hawnby-Osmotherley
Wednesday group, I led Bob
10.5 miles

Linear walk, with transport back on Moorsbus.
Intermittent light rain.
KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The former Chequers Inn, now a private house, near Osmotherley.  Drovers were given tokens (or "chequers") by their employers to pay for food and drink.  The inn had a licence for 300 years until shortly after WW2, and was a favourite watering hole for walkers in the 20s and 30s.

August 7
Scarborough local
4 miles

A wander with Maureen in the area of Falsgrave Park.

July 27
Spurn Point
Wednesday group, Phil
11.7 miles
To the tip of Spurn Point and back.  Home just before 7pm.
KC

July 21
May Beck
Thursday group, Margaret
7.4 miles

GS

July 20
Hawnby
Wednesday group, Bob led
10.5 miles

Intermittent rain, quite heavy at times.  Very wet feet.  Climbed Easterside from end.
KC

July 17
Falling Foss
Scarborough RA
Judy led

10.3 miles
Final outing for Karrimor fabric boots, whose splits grew too big. Some rain. 16 walkers, including four from Ryedale.
KFab

 

July 13
Pickering-Cawthorn Roman Camp
Wednesday group

I led Bob and Jim
13.7 miles
KFab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 12
The Mere, Scarborough
Our RA evening walk, 10 in party

4.5 miles
KFab

July 7
Wykeham Forest 2.5 miles

H&M
KC

July 6
Guisborough, 11.7 miles
Wednesday group, Les led me, Bob, Phil

KC

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