Posts Tagged ‘Wobbly C2C’

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Thirteen

Day Thirteen – Ennerdale Bridge to St.Bees Weather: cloudy start, looking like rain, but glorious sunshine again Mileage: 16.0 with 2830Ft of ascent Today started really well as I had a packed lunch from the Fox and Hounds – a warm vegetarian pasty wrapped in a foil bag – I was tempted to eat it [...]

Posted by pete on June 29th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  4 Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Twelve

Day Twelve – Stonethwaite to Ennerdale Bridge Weather: sunny start, clouding over and finished in RAIN!! Mileage: 16.7 with 5300Ft of ascent Quelle Horreur – it rained today! I started the day in bright sunshine, warm and pleasant. I set out from Stonethwaite with ‘legs of lead’ and wondered which route I would end up [...]

Posted by pete on June 29th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  2 Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Eleven

Day Nine – Patterdale to Stonethwaite Weather: Overcast to start….then sunny spells…but dry again Mileage: 17.4 with 4550Ft of ascent What a day, apart from the football – did I say it was dry again. Deep the Lake District, big hills, sore toes…oh shut up. I set out from Patterdale with several routes in my [...]

Posted by pete on June 27th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Ten

Day Ten – Rosgill to Patterdale Weather: Overcast to start, looking like rain…but dry again and finished in sunshine Mileage: 16.0 with 3900Ft of ascent I woke with a lack of mojo today and felt strangely lethargic – maybe because I’ve got to cut the grass tonight (staying at a friends house). Definitely feeling out [...]

Posted by pete on June 27th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Nine

Day Nine – Dufton to Rosgill Weather: Overcast all day long…but dry again Mileage: 16.6 with 2276Ft of ascent Ayee karamba what a calamitous start to the day. I set the alarm as usual but had the thing in silent mode. The net result was an hour late departure and my toes sniggering at me. [...]

Posted by pete on June 25th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Eight

Day Eight – Alston to Dufton Weather: Rained overnight, cloudy looking like rain…..but it stayed dry and finished in sunshine Mileage: 19.2 with 3877Ft of ascent My toes woke my brain up early again- ‘are we there yet?’ – ‘shut up and go back to sleep’. Eventually the pain took over, toes, knees, groin strain [...]

Posted by pete on June 24th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  2 Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Seven

Day Seven – Burnhead to Alston Weather: sunshine, then shock horror -overcast, but it finished sunny again Mileage: 17.4 with 2336Ft of ascent Well a day of destiny – will I get to Alston by bi-ped power and will England get through? – I’m more confident of the first option. I looked out of the [...]

Posted by pete on June 23rd, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Six

Day Six – Bellingham to Burnhead Weather: sunshine just for a change Mileage: 18.5 with 2536Ft of ascent I woke up early but my feet wanted to stay in bed. I restocked with plenty of snacks for the long day. At least navigation was a given as i was on the Pennine Way all day [...]

Posted by pete on June 22nd, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , ,  •  No Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Five

Day Five – Elsdon to Bellingham Weather: sunshine what.. again, very warm Mileage: 12 with 1656Ft of ascent When I was younger I used to wake up and wonder ‘what’s that noise’. Nowadays it’s ‘ooh that hurts’ and ‘how’s the knees today?’, but did you know that Paracetmol is perfect for easing blisters? It’s true, [...]

Posted by pete on June 21st, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  2 Comments

A wobbly coast to coast – Day Four

Day Four – Thropton (near Rothbury) to Elsdon Weather: Overcast but a blue sky spot followed me for much of the day….dry again…how tedious (I didn’t mean it!) Mileage: 16.8 with 2720ft of ascent Hands up all those who like walking through forestry commission plantation….no I didn’t think there were any takers. Another walk of [...]

Posted by pete on June 20th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  4 Comments