Monthly Archives: April 2011

The ‘A’ Party. The Old Man of Coniston

Alan Humphries writes – The ‘A’ party were doing Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag. It was a beautiful sunny day with just a light breeze. I had never done Dow Crag and the thought of ticking off another ‘Wainwright’ … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th April 2011. Today the club visited Coniston. As usual there were 3 walks, here are the walk descriptions. ‘A’ Party.        Leader – Mike Duffy.     10 miles. The Old Man of Coniston (2633 ft) We leave Coniston over the … Continue reading

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Withnell Fold.

Yesterday, Les, Chris and myself did a super walk starting from Withnell Fold, just south of Blackburn. It was a very varied walk, the highlight being the section along the River Darwen where it passes through Hoghton Gorge. It would … Continue reading

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Mills along the Brock

Doreen Hunter has sent me this report of her mid-week walk on 31st March. On Thursday a party of eleven of us started off from the car park at Cobble Hey Farm through fields and paths down to the River … Continue reading

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