Our Top Tips for Walking in the Rain

Snow storm at Col Raiser, unexpected.

Whether you’ve been walking in Britain for 50 years or you’ve just started, everyone needs top tips for walking in the rain. Walking in the rain brings many challenges – from dangerous terrain to poor visibility for navigation. It can be hard to know exactly what the weather will be like on the highest peaks

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Apple Pear Strudel Recipe

Pudding Recipes | Apple Pear Strudel

Our Peak District short walking break always gives me a chance to try out some recipes which will be good for our New Year break. A big hit was the Apple Pear Strudel served with Cinnamon custard. It was so easy to make and everywhere smells of Christmas spices. Strudel is always served in the

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Mont Blanc Facts that Interest Us

Mont Blanc and Chamonix Weather is contrasts; hot days, cold mountains

The sight of mighty Mont Blanc is awesome, and many of our Chamonix guests are keen to see the stunning French mountain close to during a trip to the French Alps. Walkers can complete the famous Tour du Mont Blanc, a classic circuit of the Mont Blanc massif, while more experienced climbers may be keen

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Walking is One of the Easiest Ways to Get Fit

Wolfscote Dale

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get fit – and offers an excellent way to enjoy a holiday with friends or family. If you are keen to book a walking holiday with Pinnacle Walking Holiday, or have a long distance walk planned, pledge to get a little fitter and enjoy more walking. Here

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Walking Can Bring About Positive Changes

Paula with group on a Peak District break

A recently published study has revealed how walking can bring about positive changes to the mind. While common sense suggests that a walk can help to make you feel happier and calmer, a new study published shows that spending time in nature decreases negative thoughts and depression feelings by a significant amount. Study Researchers compared

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Chamonix Walking 2018, Still Time to Join Us

After a great five weeks, Mike getting great testimonials on the Argentiere Glacier

We are now busy planning our Chamonix Walking Holidays 2018 and we very much hope it’s another success. Feedback from the Peak District 2018 We have had some very positive feedback on our testimonials page so we feel pretty pleased with the way things have gone so far in the Peak District, so fingers crossed for

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Moroccan Lamb Tagine is a Popular Dish

Moroccan Lamb Tagine gives our meal time an exotic touch

Moroccan Lamb Tagine a popular dish. Lamb is quite expensive to buy in the French Alps, so we usually exchange Lamb for Chicken on our walking holidays. However if your making this in the UK always use Lamb, the dish is delicious and if you don’t like Cous Cous – rice is good also. If

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Cheddar, Parsley and Smoked Haddock Fishcakes Recipe

Fishcakes popular with Chamonix guests

Although crumbing bread is not my favourite job in the kitchen, it is really worth it when it comes to these delicious smoked haddock fishcakes. The Cheddar and parsley are a very good partnership in these Smoked Haddock fishcakes. Served with a Crème Fraiche Sauce and some French Beans it’s a winner with our Chamonix

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Passionate about Food that we Create

My Chalet Cookbook Inspiration. A Shelf Full of our Favourite Cookery Books showing that I am passionate about food

We are passionate about food that we create for our guests, and we give each course lots of love and the attention it deserves. You will know you’ve experienced a great catered chalet holiday when you’re telling your friends about the delicious cuisine rather than the walking. Passionate about Breakfast Your breakfast is laid out

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Goats Cheese Walnut Toast Recipe

Goats Cheese & Walnut Toast

A Great Starter or Canape This is so easy, and has remained a staple on our canapé menu for quite a few seasons. This recipe is from the cookbook of ‘Delicious Mountain’ in Meribel, their recipe book is great. The combination of nut, goats cheese and honey is always a winner. As a canapé, what

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