Friday, February 17, 2012

Barney the Dog appreciated the halogen heater!

The weather was spectacular...

Using the EHU ... luxury - toaster, kettle, heater. two outwell lights..

Great Gable and Kirkfell from the pack horse bridge behind the Wasdale Head Inn

Camping at Wasdale Head More pics

Our Tent pitch had a fantastic view of the Scafell Massif! Also Great Gable, Kirkfell and Lingmell. Yewbarrow was on the other side! (As of course it always is!)

Very impressed with the quality of this tent - the fabric is so beautiful I just wanted to stroke it!

Vango should have called it The Tardis - very spacious indeed! My husband didn't like it because he couldn't stand up in it but it didn't bother me! I always use the dog shelf anyway! Even at home...
Side view showing Adventure tarp.
I think I would use the tarp free standing with an extra pole next time as it effected the stability of the Airbeam - sometimes pushing down on the beams when we had a gust of wind.

Barney the dog loved the halogen heater! He frequently had his nose stuck to it at night!

View of the pub from the road
The Wasedale Head Inn - very impressed with this place. They made such a big fuss of our dog! the bar staff took it in turns to present him with a dog biscuit. The Cock-a-hoop ale is worth writing home about and the food delicious. We could not fault any of the meals there (We went everyday!!)

It is about a 15 minute walk from the campsite, even quicker if you use the shortcut across the stepping stones.

Camping in Wasdale 2012

Vango Airbeam Velocity 400 at Wasdale Head NT site this week.

I put a Vango adventure tarp on the front as a cover for my cadac.

It was super weather - dry, sunny intervals - really pleasant walking weather

Saturday, February 4, 2012

What I've been up to...

Taking pictures of the snow

Adding a new baby to the family...

Decorating so that the cats fit into the colour scheme

Walking with Christopher at Rivington