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Standing on Esk Pike, photos taken by Terry Abraham during one of our filming outings in 2014, camping close to the summit during an amazing cloud inversion.

HELVELLYN with Mark Richards
this DVD is now available via AMAZON or www.stridingedge.com

Supporting the growing campaign to get more people active in the great outdoors for fun and adventure, health and wellbeing, town and country.

The website portrait picture was taken by my good friend Stephen Poulton LRPS

The Far Eastern Fells the eigth and final volume of my Lakeland Fellranger series was published in 2013, with a short film to mark the occasion Lakeland Fellranger. The best of walks end with a refreshing pint, and Dent Brewery have created a dedicated 3.7% bitter that I can heartily recommend FELLRANGER.

My next endeavour this summer is a film with Terry Abraham, where the star is a mountain... HELVELLYN

photos: Mark Gilligan FBIPP LRPS www.wastwaterphotography.co.uk


Hull Pot, a massive beck-capturing cavity in the western shadow of Penyghent.  
Linescape drawn 04 Feb 2012

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Via Exploratoris

february 06, 2018 05:32pm

I have been invited to research a 20-mile cross-Border walking/horse-riding route initially founded upon the Roman road the Maiden Way. The far north-east corner of Cumbria has been identified as the Forgotten Lands, many may know it as the Badlands owing to its colourful and frequently brutal history. The journey offers perspective on the Debateable Lands, should it develop the route  might extend further into Scotland as there seems to be a joint wish to grow together as a distinct economic Borderlands area. The graphic includes a marvellous piece of Pip Hall artistry and is borrowed for illustration purposes. If the scheme advances then a properly commissioned graphic will become integral - so thanks to Pip from me, an admirer of her genius linocuts.

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