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Helvellyn with Mark Richards

Helvellyn with Mark Richards

Helvellyn – the third highest peak in the English Lake District and therefore the third highest in England – has long been a goal of mine. The peak draws me much more than the higher Scafells, with a famous ascent via the rocky and precipitous Striding Edge and what must be a breath-taking view from the […]

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Naddle Valley, Cumbria

After a torrentially rainy start to the only whole day we spent in the Lake District during this summer’s road trip, strong winds helped to clear the weather just as we arrived on the hillsides above Keswick to visit the Castlerigg stone circle. While we waited for the tourists to clear too, I shot this […]

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