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Millican Dalton

Inscription from the entrance to The Cave Hotel which Millican occupied in Borrowdale. The camping holidays that he offered to people were described like this:

“The Programme will be seasoned to taste with further real adventures and experiences such as the following:

A Dinner of the Savage Club on a Desert Island.
Exploration of a Cave.
Lost in the Mountain Midst.
A Thunderstorm in the Mountains (weather permitting).
Dangling over the Precipice.
Astride the Razor Ridge.
Ascent of the Needle.
Varied Hairbreadth Escapes”.

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