Walking up the Pennine Way...

NeilW

Member
... is something I've wanted to do for years and I think I might get around to it this summer (if it ever looks like we're going to get more than 1 dry day at a time!).

I'm planning to start from the southern end in Edale probably on a Friday and then do 10-20 miles a day and see how far I get. I may be being wildly optimistic in my distance plan, but I certainly USED to be able to do 25+ miles in a day :)

So which bands are within easy reach of the way and when do you/they practice? I was thinking it might be nice to pop in and say hello / listen or even play if they'll let me (I can carry mouthpieces in my rucksack, but not a euph or a baritone, so you'd have to lend me one!).

Might even join in for a beer afterwards as I'm not driving :)

Neil
 

ian_raisbeck

New Member
alternative walk

When you've conquered the Pennine Way try the Coast to Coast walk, much more contrasting scenary and a fantastic experience.
 

NeilW

Member
When you've conquered the Pennine Way try the Coast to Coast walk, much more contrasting scenary and a fantastic experience.
Both my wife and sister-in-law have already walked from Carlisle to Lindisfarne already on Northern Cross which is one reason why I fancy a different route :)

Whilst I know Glossop Old, I don't know which nights either they or Tintwhistle rehearse....

Neil.
 

strongbow

Member
Glossop Old rehearse Tuesday and Thursday 8.15 to 10.15 and there is a bar for anyone wanting to partake of a little refreshment! Not sure about Tintwistle as it doesn't say on their website.
 

Rach_Horn

Member
I walked this with my parents and a group of their friends quite a few years ago now. We started in Leeds as far as i remember and walked on average 20 miles a day for a week.... we did the cotswolds way a year or so later....really good walk and Bath is a lovely place to finish!!!

Enjoy it :)
 

NeilW

Member
Well the plan has formed!

Friday night (21/9) I plan to be in Crowden (which is quite close to Glossop, but not a night they practice and I know them having played Whit Friday with them a couple of years ago... :-( )

Saturday 22/9 Standedge (Marsen / Diggle area but can't see when either practice!)

Sunday 23/9 Hebden Bridge - who I think rehearse on Sundays :)

Monday 24/9 Ponden (Oakworth / Haworth area)

Tuesday 25/9 Thornton-in-Craven (Earby areas)

Wednesday 26/9 Malham

Thursday 27/9 Horton-in Ribblesdale

Friday 28/9 Hawes

Saturday 29/9 Keld

Sunday 30/9 Bowes (Barnard Castle look like they practice one Sundays :) )

Then home for a rest :)
 

steve butler

Active Member
Good luck and have fun, I did the pennine way about 10 years ago.
If this dry weather holds out it should be really good ground conditions which is always a big help. I had superb weather all the way and loved it.
 

Bayerd

Active Member
Well the plan has formed!

Friday night (21/9) I plan to be in Crowden (which is quite close to Glossop, but not a night they practice and I know them having played Whit Friday with them a couple of years ago... :-( )

Saturday 22/9 Standedge (Marsen / Diggle area but can't see when either practice!)
Marsden normally practise on weds and fridays, 8-10. Diggle normally practise on a tuesday. Both have clubs with bars:p
 
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