Sunday 18 July 2021

Backpacking Borrowdale feature in Lakeland Walker


For the first time I have a feature in Lakeland Walker magazine. Earlier in the year editor John Manning asked me to write a piece for the Great Lakeland Walks series, which is about personal accounts of walks of discovery, and this has now appeared in the July/August issue. 

In the piece I describe the backpacking trips on the fells round Borrowdale I made with Terry Abraham when we were filming the Backpacking in the Lake District DVD and talk about my discovery of the Lakes and how my first backpacking trips took place there. A few of the illustrations were taken on one of those early trips in the hot summer of 1976. 

1 comment:

  1. Terry sent me a copy of the 'Backpacking In The Lake District' DVD and although I'm a seasoned mountaineer and a regular visitor to the Lakes, I do enjoy dipping into it every now and again. Hopefully Terry will do more in Scotland in the future and it would be great to see your association re-kindled on film.