Another day, another hill…

Saturday was forecast to be really hot and I figured we could best avoid crowds of people by staying at home (nah!), or head (slightly) inland for a walk in an area I expected would be deserted, and of course….another hill summit, yay! What’s more, kiddos agreed to accompany me and doggo which is a rare occurrence these days, it was (mostly) pleasant to have … Continue reading Another day, another hill…

South Coast Path – Castletown to the Verne summit

Hey all. Hope you are all well? Today’s trek is along the route of the old Portland Merchant’s Railway from Castletown to Verne Common Road, veering off to take in the Verne summit….1.8KM total ascent 161M (although this route is local to me total round trip was 6.2KM) We start at the Castle in Portland, which I have never visited but I will once it … Continue reading South Coast Path – Castletown to the Verne summit

Half the fun is to plan the plan…

And learn how to read an altimeter it seems 🤔 The Plan I know Pen Y Fan is 886M above sea level, and my plan was, loosely, to walk up increasingly higher hills in preparation……but how would I find out how high hills are? If only there was a list or something…..There is! Here: https://www.hill-bagging.co.uk. Great! This is going to make planning much easier….. Luckily, … Continue reading Half the fun is to plan the plan…