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by mac.hawk
14 May 2017, 23:34
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Ooops!
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Views: 1622

Ooops!

I'd hoped for a late April/early May hike of the route from Chapel-le-Dale across Ingleborough to Horton but unfortunately a 'wobble' on a loose stone on Rombalds/Ilkley Moor has wrecked my left ankle temporarily and I'm a bit incapacitated at the moment (latest update (25/05/17) is that the doc tel...
by mac.hawk
05 May 2017, 19:10
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Remedial work on PyG
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Views: 1495

Remedial work on PyG

Just a simple update to advise that the construction of the new stepped path off Pen y Ghent summit heading NW is currently under construction, visitors in the immediate future will find mini-diggers in the adjacent area.
by mac.hawk
04 May 2017, 21:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More discount rail tickets
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Views: 1437

More discount rail tickets

Johnston Press are launching their periodical discount Northern Rail ticket offers - a rail rover anywhere over the Northern Rail Network for £10 per person - see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/jpress for details. For a list of participating newspapers visit https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/news...
by mac.hawk
10 Apr 2017, 23:09
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: April 2017 update of 'The Guide'
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Views: 2078

April 2017 update of 'The Guide'

The April 2017 update of 'The Guide' is now available, there are a few new small 'touches' to 'The Guide', including an update to the (now direct) rail service from Carlisle. For details of 'The Guide' please see the 'March 2016 version of 'The Guide' posting on this forum. For the April 2017 update...
by mac.hawk
07 Apr 2017, 23:38
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Horton to Ribblehead - and 'The Bog is OK'
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Views: 2045

Horton to Ribblehead - and 'The Bog is OK'

Today's tour from Horton to Ribblehead revealed the following. Firstly that the railway line from Leeds to Carlisle is now fully open in both directions (see posting in General Discussion). The expected flagging on the initial descent of Pen y Ghent (i.e. heading north west) is 'work in progress' - ...
by mac.hawk
07 Apr 2017, 23:06
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle full line opening
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Views: 1972

Leeds-Settle-Carlisle full line opening

On 31st March 2017 the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line fully re-opened to rail traffic. The event was well publicised and appeared on the BBC News throughout the day and the Flying Scotsman steam engine hauled a shed load of carriages full of £220 paying passengers along the route, up and down from Keigh...
by mac.hawk
24 Feb 2017, 20:56
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Settle Carlisle Day Ranger Ticket update
Replies: 0
Views: 2058

Settle Carlisle Day Ranger Ticket update

The Settle-Carlisle Day Ranger ticket that has been available for the last 6 months or so for the special price of £15 is due to increase to it's more usual price of £30 on Sunday 21st May 2017 . The current special offer is also subject to the usual railcard discounts (the 16-25 cards can only be u...
by mac.hawk
13 Feb 2017, 20:56
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Feb 2017 versio of 'The Guide'
Replies: 0
Views: 2293

Feb 2017 versio of 'The Guide'

The Feb 2017 version of 'The Guide' incorporates some of the previously noted information (on this Forum) from the 3 Peaks Ranger, minor amendments following my recent walk over the Ribblehead to Chapel le Dale section of the route & update of the re-opening of Carlisle to Armathwaite section of the...
by mac.hawk
22 Jan 2017, 20:15
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Philpin Snack Bar 2017 Opening Date
Replies: 1
Views: 1879

Philpin Snack Bar 2017 Opening Date

Philpin Snack Bar (on the 3 Peaks route at Chapel le Dale) is due to open for the 2017 season on Saturday 15th April 2017. The snack bar opens all Saturdays and Sundays until the end of September.
by mac.hawk
22 Jan 2017, 20:12
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Philpin Farm Campsite
Replies: 1
Views: 3555

Re: Philpin Farm Campsite

The campsite is currently closed for the winter and due to re-open on 31st March 2017.