Monthly Archives: April 2010

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A Circuit of Ennerdale Water

22nd April 2010

The weather was superb yesterday so I went to Ennerdale to do a solitary circuit of the lake. I could only do a short walk today as I was going to The Forum in the evening to see a presentation by Mark Beaumont who did “Cycling the World”…


Greenburn Round (Wetherlam to Wet Side Edge) and Cathedral Quarry

4th April 2010

On Sunday Brendan and I decided to do the Greenburn round. We went from Low Tilberthwaite (hoping to miss the Easter Holiday crowds) up to Birk Fell (1750ft), Wetherlam (2502ft), Black Sails (2443ft),Swirl How (2630ft), Great Carrs (2575ft), Little C…


Hampsfell and Kirkhead Tower

8th April 2010

Yesterday afternoon was warm and sunny so Ged, Kas and I went to Grange Over Sands to walk up Hampsfell (727ft). The circular walk is from Wainwright`s Outlying Fells book. It is very easy and only three and a half miles long, beginning and ending at…


Harter Fell to Shipman Knotts from Kentmere

29th April 2010

On Thursday Ged, Kas and I went to Kentmere with the intention of doing the Kentmere Horseshoe. Unfortunately the hill fog was down to 200ft and as I`ve already done Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick in mist I saw no point in doing it again! We decided to…


Middle Fell, Seatallan and Buckbarrow on a Blue Sky Day

12th April 2010

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I went to Greendale to climb Middle Fell (1908ft), Seatallan (2266ft) and Buckbarrow (1410ft). A walk of 7 miles. The last time we did this we had mist and rain, today was superb conditions! A good spot for a picnic and a swim!…


Newlands Round

10th April 2010

Saturday was due to be warm and sunny so we headed for Little Town to climb Robinson (2417ft), Hindscarf (2385ft), Dale Head (2473ft), High Spy (2143ft), Maiden Moor (1887ft) and Catbells (1481ft). A walk of over 10 miles. There was a waterfall on th…


Raven Crag and Great How Round

20th April 2010

Yesterday Ged, Kas the dog and I set off for the northern tip of Thirlmere to walk up Raven Crag (1520ft) on the west, and Great How on the east side of the lake. There was hill fog forecast for today so there was no point in going too high.  I parke…