Welcome to Mark Richards



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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may 07, 2018 12:20pm

Plans have been put in place to establish an outdoor heritage podcast celebrating Cumbria its people and landscape in all its diversity and glory. COUNTRYSTRIDE will have a dedicated website from where the podcast may be freely downloaded on all platforms. The initial plan is for a series of 18 programmes released every fortnight from early October. It has been one of my long-held ambitions to develop a diverse conversation with people who love the countryside to share their knowledge, enthusiasm and walks of life experiences, spiced with topical discussion and sounds of the season forming a unfolding immersive backdrop, each podcast ending with a specially recorded folk music session.

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