Walking Diary 2002

"THE MYRTLE MEANDER" - Saturday 23rd February 2002

Distance 24 miles Starting 8:30 from Bingley then via Norr Hill, Egypt, Pineberry Inn, Ogden, Oxenhope, Haworth, Harden and back to Bingley

Weather: Snow, Gales.  A very tough Walk!!

Walkers: Neil, Alan E & Colin (Part way)  


Walk Times:

2002 - 8hrs 43m
2000 - 8hrs 32m
1999 - 8hrs 34m
1997 - 8hrs 26m

"SUNDAY LOOP" - Easter Sunday 31st March

Wetherby, Harewood, Kirby Overblow, Spofforth Loop

Walkers: Colin, Alan E, Ron & Neil

Distance: 17.5Mls Weather:

Weather: Overcast  (Rain threathened, but dry all day)

"PAUL'S PLOD" - Bank Holiday Monday 6th May

Distance 21 miles - Circular walk from Shadwell, variable start between 8 & 9am (optional 25M route)

Left 8:20 from Shadwell, then via Harewood, Kearby, Sicklinghall, East Keswick (Lunch Stop at The Old Star), Bardsey, Thorner and back to Shadwell  -  Completed in 7hrs 25mins. (Last completed in May 2000 - Time 7hrs 15mins).

Weather: Overcast, but dry.  Better in the afternoon.

Walkers: Ron, Neil, Alan E & Colin



Distance 18 miles - Patley Bridge Loop via Middlesmoor and Lofthouse.

Left Pateley Bridge at 8-40am stopping at the Crown in Middlesmoor and at Clive's in Lofthouse for Morris dancing.

Weather:  Drizzle initially, overcast but getting better during the afternoon..

Walkers: Ron, Neil, Alan J, Alan E & Colin




NEWTONDALE TRAIL - Saturday 19th October 

Distance 16.4 miles (Measured) - Pickering to Grosmont, via Goathland.  Lunch stop at "The Birch Hall Inn" Beck Hole. Train back to Pickering

Left Pickering at 8-15am.  Train 45mins late.

Weather:  Bright, crisp, sunny winter day.  Cold, but clear blue sky.

Walkers: Ron, Cliff, Neil,  Alan E & Colin





"THE ABERFORD AMBLE" - Monday 30th December 2002

14 Mile loop from Aberford, via "The Greyhound" at Saxton, "The Ash Tree" at Barkston Ash (Lunch Stop), the "Crooked Billet".

Left Aberford at 8-30am in the rain.  Stopped raining in the afternoon, but very damp all day.

Final leg of the walk from the Crooked Billet back to Aberford by road, due to flooding of the beck 

Walkers: Approx 12

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