Category Archives: Challenge2011

This contains activity associated with our 2011 challenge.

The Final Marilyn – Snowdon

Snowdon
A walk on Snowdon.

So that’s it – the end – the last Marilyn – Snowdon! We made a very last minute decision to go today the 8th September 2012 mainly due to the fantastic weather forecast and also because our diary was becoming alarmingly full. We suddenly realised that we had very few opportunities left to complete the challenge this year. So when the BBC’s weather girl Carol said “it’s going to be fine” we threw the boots in the car and drove like the wind. Continue reading The Final Marilyn – Snowdon

Its been too long…. but here it is at last – Marilyn Number 25 – Whernside

Whernside
Whernside - Marilyn Number 25

On the 25th May 2012 our latest route began at the Station Inn car park by Ribblehead Viaduct. It was a very, very, hot morning with an unbroken blue sky. Immediately before us stood the towering viaduct built to carry the Settle to Carlisle railway. Continue reading Its been too long…. but here it is at last – Marilyn Number 25 – Whernside

Back to it… Marilyn 24 – Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod
Moel Siabod

Since the beginning of September when the rain and winds sent us packing from the mountain tops we have not been able to do any Marilyns due to various factors and hopefully you will have missed reading our blogs! The remainder of September and the beginning of October was always going to be a write off walk-wise due to other commitments including celebrating Bob’s 60th but we had hoped to start walking again earlier than this. However because of bad colds (in Bob’s case “man-flu”), family commitments and Bob’s Silverstone Drift Experience we did not get going again until Friday the 28th October…. Continue reading Back to it… Marilyn 24 – Moel Siabod