29 January 2011

hpm reccy-the difficult bit

the lunar landscape of bleaklow is best served chilled, with a dash of compass work and a sprinkling of friends. the cold air made my teeth hurt but the frozen peat kept our feet dry...mostly

12 comments:

GaryUFM said...

Very jealous. Awesome pic.

sbrt said...

Bleak!

kate said...

gary- it was a perfect day for that section....not as hilly as pendle though ;)

sbrt- beautifully so.

Will Meredith said...

Good one Kate. I'm in the Goyt Valley Striders team with Paul Hunt, Clare Griffin, and Mick Wren this year.

Simon said...

Ah but for a spot on a team...lovely pic!

ultra collie said...

are you???

Pedalling Polarcherry said...

looks ace

Dorian Grey said...

I'm sure you wouldnt have it any other way Kate...:) Now when it comes to March it'll feel like you are doing the event in the Tropics...:P

kate said...

will- ace, will keep an eye for you :)

simon- keepin' my fingers crossed for you

uc- yeh, we're team marathon schmarathon...if that's what you mean or yes, i am beautifully bleak ;)

ppc- it was, perfect day for bog trotting.

dorian- to be honest i wish it could always be winter, but a proper winter.

ultra collie said...

the former but loving the latter

The German said...

Phew ...has a year passed by already ? Wish I was saying hello by headtorch on the side of a random hill but instead, I will be enjoying an evening of "contemporary dance" - nae laughing at me please.

kate said...

the german- yeh, time flys .... hope to catch up with on the trails later in the year though. maybe you could show me some moves ;)