Dufton Pike & Murton Pike are two prominent outliers clearly seen from the A66 en route to the Lakes.
It is 8000 miles away and yet it feels like the UK. The Falkland Islands takes the best part of 24 hours to get there on the ‘Air Bridge’ from RAF Brize Norton and yet it feels like Britain.
My first impression is wow what an impressive tome. This substantial book is clearly a labour of love, with loads of dramatic action photos as well as photos of boulders and mini crags annotated with the many routes.
What’s not to like about Chamonix or Cham as it is affectionately known and it holds plenty of good memories for me as a hard core mountain climbing and skiing base. So joining an Inghams Summer Chamonix Adventure Holiday was a pleasant contrast to suffering above Cham on the slopes of Mont Blanc in a blizzard.