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by mac.hawk
13 Feb 2020, 20:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: any snow
Replies: 6
Views: 10522

Re: any snow

There's a light dusting on all three of the peaks at the moment from about 2/3rds of the way up to the summits.
by mac.hawk
17 Jan 2020, 23:05
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Pen-Y-Ghent Cafe
Replies: 0
Views: 1572

Pen-Y-Ghent Cafe

Does anyone know the current status of the PYG Cafe in Horton?

Did it open last summer, is it open at all this winter?

Would be a real shame to see it lost.
by mac.hawk
15 Jan 2020, 19:59
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Latest Northern Rail Newspaper Offers
Replies: 0
Views: 1522

Latest Northern Rail Newspaper Offers

https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/newspaper-offer The above link gives details of the usual £10 day and £17.50 weekend Northern all line ticket offers. The offers run from 20 Jan 2020 to 22 March 2020 although availability of the newspaper tokens is limited to a 2 to 3 week period from 20th Jan 2020...
by mac.hawk
27 Nov 2019, 22:38
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Yet more CRO rescues!
Replies: 3
Views: 1762

Re: Yet more CRO rescues!

7 more incidents for the CRO to deal with since my original posting, most of whom were lost & benighted (i.e. lost on the hills after dark with no light source).

Late autumn/winter stupidity.
by mac.hawk
27 Nov 2019, 22:14
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Yet more CRO rescues!
Replies: 3
Views: 1762

Re: Yet more CRO rescues!

Yes indeed God bless the CRO, although at the time of posting I was referring to an incident on the 28th Sept when a group of 3 Peakers got lost and benighted coming off Ingleborough. On such a long walk anyone can have an accident or have a health issue but to be generally unprepared/ill equipped i...
by mac.hawk
02 Oct 2019, 23:05
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Yet more CRO rescues!
Replies: 3
Views: 1762

Yet more CRO rescues!

Yet more CRO rescues (see https://cro.org.uk/all-news/) in the last fortnight of people unprepared or not realising the difficulty of the walk especially this late in the year when the light is limited.
by mac.hawk
03 Jul 2019, 23:59
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: 'The Guide'
Replies: 0
Views: 2499

'The Guide'

I've had a few requests for copies of 'The Guide' recently, something that I was quite surprised at, and whilst that's all well and good people should be aware that these have not been updated since 2016/2017 and some of the information may be out of date (e.g. the YDNPA Car Parking charges at Horto...
by mac.hawk
14 Jun 2019, 23:04
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: The Pen-y-ghent Cafe is closed until further notice.
Replies: 1
Views: 3735

Re: The Pen-y-ghent Cafe is closed until further notice.

Sadly the Cafe would still seem to be closed as a recent (5 days ago) posting on Trip Advisor indicates such.
by mac.hawk
03 May 2019, 23:09
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Latest Northern Rail/Johnson Press Offer
Replies: 0
Views: 2581

Latest Northern Rail/Johnson Press Offer

The Northern Rail/Johnson Press Offer is back on again from the 06 May to 14th July 2019, see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/jpimedia?utm_campaign=jn32311flatfarejpimedia&utm_medium=email&utm_source=crm-&utm_content=cta&utm_term for details. £10 (plus 3 newspaper tokens - about a quid each) - for...
by mac.hawk
07 Apr 2019, 22:22
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Update to the Whernside descent repair appeal
Replies: 1
Views: 2156

Re: Update to the Whernside descent repair appeal

You can watch a video of some of the air lifted 'flagging' here https://www.thebmc.co.uk/mend-our-mount ... -whernside - dated early March 2019.