Category Archives: Cumbria

Careful on ridges

Every adventurer hiking in the mountains will walk along a ridge at some point. I love adventures. I love mountains. But I’m not a friend of heights. Ironically. That is why walking on ridges always makes me feel sick. I … Continue reading

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Hardknott Roman Fort in Lake District

The Hardknott Roman Fort is one of the most remote Roman forts in Britain. You can find it in the Eskdale Valley in Cumbria, England, and it’s dated from the early 2nd century CE when the Emperor Hadrian ruled in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Reward

The greatest reward for a hiker, I guess, is reaching the goal. Finishing the trail, arriving at the peak after you sweated blood for hours. One of these experiences was my hike from Black Sail Hut in Lake District to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Serenity

This week’s photo challenge lets me wallow in memories. We went on 4-day trek in Lake District from Coniston to Keswick via Eskdale, Black Sail and Buttermere in the most beautiful weather. Sunshine all day long (not kidding). What I … Continue reading

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Lake District – Black Sail to Keswick

Lake District Day 1: Coniston to Eskdale Lake District Day 2: Eskdale to Black Sail Hut Lake District Day 3: Scafell Pike Lake District Day 4: Black Sail Hut to Keswick Approx. 8 km – with Christian. The initial planned … Continue reading

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Lake District – Black Sail to Scafell Pike and back

Lake District Day 1: Coniston to Eskdale Lake District Day 2: Eskdale to Black Sail Hut Lake District Day 3: Scafell Pike Lake District Day 4: Black Sail Hut to Keswick Approx. 21 km – with Christian. Up: 1671m / … Continue reading

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Lake District – Eskdale to Black Sail Hut

Lake District Day 1: Coniston to Eskdale Lake District Day 2: Eskdale to Black Sail Hut Lake District Day 3: Scafell Pike Lake District Day 4: Black Sail Hut to Keswick 22 km – with Christian. Up: 751 m / … Continue reading

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Lake District – Coniston to Eskdale

Lake District Day 1: Coniston to Eskdale Lake District Day 2: Eskdale to Black Sail Hut Lake District Day 3: Scafell Pike Lake District Day 4: Black Sail Hut to Keswick Approx. 15 km – with Christian. Up: 905 m … Continue reading

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