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Loughrigg Fell - Simon Ingram

Clare Balding walks up Loughrigg Fell in Cumbria with the writer and journalist Simon Ingram, who explains why mountain climbing can shed a whole new light on your life.

Clare Balding explores Loughrigg Fell, in Cumbria with the writer and journalist, Simon Ingram. With all the passion of a convert, he explains to Clare how he became bitten by the mountain climbing bug and why he wants to pass on his obsession to anyone who'll listen. In the space of a morning they are hit with torrential rain and howling winds but nothing deters them from their walk and Simon also explains how to stay safe while enjoying the mountains of Britain, no matter what the weather.
Producer Lucy Lunt.

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23 minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest Simon Ingram
Producer Lucy Lunt


  • Thu 25 Feb 2016 15:00
  • Sat 27 Feb 2016 06:07

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