Chamonix Walking 2019, 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 2019 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 the

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Monthly Recipe; Turkey Curry

Turkey Curry Recipe

My recipe of the month is a seasonal one, and a spicy change from all the rich food consumed throughout the festive period. Yes its Turkey curry; of course, it can be adapted using Chicken, Prawns, or Vegetables. I always make a curry on our French Alps walking holidays, but in the Dolomites, with all

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH; Queen of Puddings

Queen of Puddings

I’ve recently bought Paul Hollywood’s Pies and Puds, it’s great and very easy to follow, last weekend I tried his Queen of Puddings it turned out really well. So, here I am again trying recipes for the Pinnacle walking breaks, last year I only had to practice for the Chamonix walking holiday,  but now we

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CANAPE RECIPE: Pastry Wheels with Pepper and Cheese

Pastry Wheels with Pepper and Cheese Canape Recipe

Every time we have friends or family round for dinner I always try a new Canape recipe, everyone seems to love them, so I now make them on arrival night on our French Alps walking breaks. My favourite Canape Recipe to make is a Palmier, it’s so easy and you can choose many types of

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It wouldn’t be Christmas without Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine or Gluhwein

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Mulled Wine, that festive smell around the house is just great. You have two options for making mulled wine. The first is to simply buy mulled wine spices and a bottle of red wine, heat them on the hob (without boiling) and hey presto. If you prefer to make your

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Outdoor Clothing Repairs, try Lancashire Sports Repairs

Mike and Paula of Pinnacle Walking Holidays

When we ran the walking lodge in Wensleydale winter was harsh. So I bought a Mountain Equipment down jacket from the Walking Shop in Leyburn. It’s been so good and toasty and kept me warm in the winter for the last 6 years. This year it was looking a little worse for wear – faulty

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Two Sad People Looking Forward to Next Season

Nearly at the Top; walking in the Italian Dolomites

Well our four wonderful Dolomite hiking breaks and the last two Peaks have come to an end and two very sad people are now back and missing the stunning views of the mountains. The Italian trekking breaks have been a great success and everyone was blown away by the Hotel Digon with its amazing food,

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Mince Pies Recipe; try them warm with Brandy Butter

Mince Pies Recipe; a Christmas Treat

At Pinnacle Walking Holidays we are quite fond of Mince Pies, especially warmed with some brandy butter. I always make a batch tor Mike – Delicious. Gordon Ramsey’s Mince Pies recipe is by far the best I have tried Ingredients for Mince Pies; makes 12 200g soft plain flour pinch of salt 100g butter 2-3

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An Autumn Walk in the Chatsworth Estate

Chatsworth Estate in the Peak District

We have now finished our walking breaks for 2018, so we can take a few days enjoying the area we live in and what it has to offer. This week we spent the day exploring the Chatsworth estate. The estate is so beautiful in the autumn and the deer are everywhere. Autumn colours are stunning at

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Christmas Presents for Walkers in Your Life

Santa Claus knows the perfect presents for walkers

We’ve all been there, struggling to find Christmas presents for walkers who are family members or great friends. As we’ve been thumbing through the Go Outdoors website for ideas for presents for our own friends and families we thought we’d share our list with you in the hope you you too will find some perfect

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