Monthly Archives: April 2008

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A Few Dodds

24th April 2008

Today I had an opportunity to do a walk that was not circular. Brendan was off to Carlisle so he could drop me off and pick me up somewhere else, I chose to do the remainder of the Helvellyn range from Raise to Clough Head. Which includes Raise (2889…


Castle Crag, High Spy and Maiden Moor

28th April 2008

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I set off for Borrowdale to climb the smallest Wainwright, Castle Crag (956ft), plus High Spy (2143ft) and Maiden Moor (1887ft). The forecast was for heavy rain, but there was to be good visibility out of the rain. We had a cof…


Five Fells and a Priest Hole

2nd April 2008

The forecast for yesterday was poor, but Ged and I still decided to do the Dovedale Horseshoe which includes High Hartstop Dodd (1702ft), Little Hart Crag (2091ft), Dove Crag (2603ft), Hart Crag (2698ft) and Hartsop Above How (1870ft) and a diversion…


Four Fells and Red Deer on The Nab, from Hartsop

16th April 2008

Today Ged and I went back to Hartsop and did four more summits. Rest Dodd (2283ft), The Nab (1887ft), Brock Crags (1842ft) and Angletarn Pikes (1857ft). A walk of about 10 miles. The 10 miles took us nearly eight and a half hours. A good day, but nee…


Hallin Fell and the Lakeside Path

14th April 2008

St. Bernards were not in school today so Tom and I went to Glenridding, on the shores of Ullswater, to take the Steamer to Howtown. We then climbed Hallin Fell (1271ft) and took the lakeside path back to Glenridding, a walk of about 8 miles in all. W…


Hartsop Dodd and Caudale Moor

22nd April 2008

On Tuesday I went back to Hartsop to do the final two fells accessible from here. Ged was in Tenerife climbing 12,000ft volcanoes, and Janet was horse riding, so it would be a solitary walk. I did Hartsop Dodd (2028ft) and Caudale Moor (2502ft). The…


Seven Summits Around Hayeswater

10th April 2008

Yesterday Janet and the dogs Poppy, Daisy, little Miffy and me went to Hartsop to climb seven of the summits on the other side of the Kirkstone Pass. The summits included: The Knott (2423ft), Rampsgill Head (2598ft), High Raise (2623ft), Kidsty Pike…