Summertime Catch Up

Seeing friends again and making plans. The sunshine has arrived (and some epic thunderstorms too) and the long awaited lighter nights,...

The Return Of The Herd!!

Last week saw the return (finally!) of the Backpacks And Bruises Walking Group, aka The Herd! Picking up from where we left of before...

Rakes Moss & Featherbed Moss

8.09 Miles - Time: 3.32hrs - Elevation 531.8m - Rating: Moderate – Good Navigation required Starting from Crowden Car Park (free/toilets)...

Torside Clough

Torside Clough - 4.5 miles aprox 5 hrs - 448 metres of accent - Rating: Moderate Torside Clough is an amazing place to explore you can...

Wild Garlic - The Spring Kitchen

For most people its the sign of the first daffodils, but for the ones in the know its the hint of garlic in the air and the first sight...

International Women's Day

We couldn't let this day pass without giving a nod to all the awesome ladies that joined us this day last year. We came away from this...

Wildboar Clough Scramble

Wildboar Clough - 8.5 miles 4 hrs - 511 metres of accent - Rating: HARD Lets climb the waterfall she said, it'll be fun she said! 16...

Top Tips for while you’re out and about

Or rather 'when' we get out and about. But, as this post is about preparation then there's no better time than lockdown to plan for when...

The Backpacks and Bruises Peak Meets!!

13th February, 2020 Meet The Herd! The Herd - we cannot be missed, trudging through the hills, if you don't see us at first you will most...

Win Hill - A Winter Wonderland

15th February, 2018 By eck its a cold un innit? (Translation: Gosh this winter seems the coldest on record! Don't you think?) Is there no...

Derwent and Howden Reservoir walk.

12th October, 2017 This weeks adventure saw us take on the 16k walk around Derwent and Howden, taking in the famous dam used by 617...

An introduction...

October 02, 2017 Blogging? Sometimes you just have to take a running jump and leap right in, lets not overthink it.  We are now bloggers,...