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by mac.hawk
14 Oct 2015, 19:59
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Subtle Change
Replies: 2
Views: 3180

Subtle Change

Hadn't noticed this before today but for some reason it was so obvious on today's walk that I thought it worth a mention. On the anti-clockwise route as you descend PyG and take the sharp left along the Pennine Way (at the waymarker post) I noticed that the route heading towards 'The Bog' has been '...
by mac.hawk
01 Oct 2015, 20:31
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: October 2015 version of 'The Guide' & footpath improvement
Replies: 2
Views: 3358

October 2015 version of 'The Guide' & footpath improvement

Over Whernside & Ingleborough today (1st October 2015) sees...... The flagging off Whernside still waiting to be done. The snack bar at Philpin is now closed for the winter. The signage on the small pillar at Swine Tail (near Ingleborough summit plateau) still not in situ (or it's been in situ & rem...
by mac.hawk
25 Sep 2015, 19:17
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Replacement signage at Ribblehead
Replies: 0
Views: 2152

Replacement signage at Ribblehead

This only really applies to those doing 'The Challenge' anti-clockwise from the rail station at Ribblehead. Once you leave the station access road and turn right to pass the pub and then go over the cattlegrid, at the left turn along the wide track towards the viaduct there used to be a waymarker/fi...
by mac.hawk
25 Sep 2015, 19:06
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Latest news 24.07.2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4111

Re: Latest news 24.07.2015

Was up in the area again today and there's been no movement on the flagging on Whernside, the flags are still laying adjacent the path.
by mac.hawk
21 Sep 2015, 00:39
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More accomodation in Horton
Replies: 0
Views: 2236

More accomodation in Horton

The Golden Lion pub/hotel in Horton seems to have successfully applied to build an extra detached accommodation unit that looks like it's just waiting for the legal system to process before building begins. You'll find details on the second page two of the following link. http://www.yorkshiredales.o...
by mac.hawk
15 Sep 2015, 20:01
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Horton-Pen y Ghent-Ribblehead hike today
Replies: 5
Views: 5898

Re: Horton-Pen y Ghent-Ribblehead hike today

The 3 Peaks Ranger emailed me yesterday (14.09.2015) to advise me that the stile with gate atop will shortly be replaced by a 'pedestrian gate'.
by mac.hawk
09 Sep 2015, 20:32
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Nights drawing in
Replies: 0
Views: 2317

Nights drawing in

3 incidents in the last week where the Mountain Rescue team have been called out to help hikers struggling in the failing light - one as early as 19.09. As a precaution please pack a torch of some sort if you're going to be out around/after sunset. See http://www.thetimeandplace.info/uk#.VfCF15dZGdU...
by mac.hawk
23 Aug 2015, 22:24
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Walking the Yorkshire 3 peaks question
Replies: 1
Views: 2891

Re: Walking the Yorkshire 3 peaks question

It's an 'after the event' comment I'm afraid. Found an old post at http://www.3peakswalks.co.uk/walks/yorkshire/cafe.pdf that shows the 'rescue service' was/is 'apparently' currently not available. Personally I've never used - or felt the need to use - the cafe's 'clocking in/out' service. but for a...
by mac.hawk
27 Jul 2015, 20:41
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ribblehead Railway Station approach track
Replies: 0
Views: 2497

Ribblehead Railway Station approach track

For those that are interested in such things, the Ribblehead Railway Station approach track (i.e. the track from the Station Inn to the railway station itself) has been resurfaced and no longer looks like the face of the Moon (craters all over the place).
by mac.hawk
27 Jul 2015, 19:31
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Latest news 24.07.2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4111

Re: Latest news 24.07.2015

Yes. yes ................ but I'm not sure how many more steps these old knees can take in a day!! And below is part of a reply I've had from the 3 Peaks Park Ranger.............. 'Flagging – (in an) ideal world we would have a nice grassy path, the sun would shine on it to dry it out, people would ...