- BECAUSE THEY'RE THERE is about climbing mountains – nothing else. Well, actually, there are one or two other things. But it's mostly about climbing mountains. And fish and chips. And politics. And doing a bit of fell running. And wondering where the hell your life's gone – and where it might be going next. And cooking kippers in a wet tent. And people you bump into who do similar things. Actually, that last one doesn't happen very often . . .
Top Posts & Pages
- Sutton Bank, Witches and Featherless Geese
- Forever Changing – Broad Majestic Duddon
- London 5: Butchers, Saints and Sinners
- London 4: William Morris and a Wander Through Walthamstow
- London 3: A Cold Wet Walk for Pie and Mash
- I Must Go Down to South Gare Again . . .
- Only a Rosedale, I give you . . .
- Mud: It’s Alive and Sticking
- A Blackpowder Blast From the Past
- Day Return to Bloworth Crossing . . . and Beyond
- Stanwick Camp – A Thorn in the Foot
- Circling the Wagons Beneath High Noon Hill
- Climbing Cielo – as Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
- In the Realms of Glory on Cerro del Trevenque
- Hambleton Hills – A Walk and a Sonnet
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Category Archives: Geology
A walk along the Cleveland Way from Sutton Bank . . . Continue reading
A walk along the shifting sands of the Duddon estuary . . . Continue reading
MUD. Don’t go there except with your feet. Let it fill your boots and stick like it’s supposed to. But don’t delve any deeper unless you want a shovelful of acronyms . . .
Don’t ever, ever, ever, say the slog from Cow Green to High Cup is devoid of interest . . . Continue reading
McEff climbs Sierra de Lujar. It’s his fourth attempt . . . Continue reading
GLEN Roy is the place that thwarted Darwin. That’s Charles Darwin – the man who turned conventional knowledge on its head with his revelation that our ancestors emerged from the sea, not the Garden of Eden. Glen Roy is a … Continue reading
A final trip back into the Bronze Age in search of rock carvings . . . Continue reading
The most spectacular walk in the Atlantic . . . Continue reading
A clifftop path through some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the world . . . Continue reading