Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Beda Fell and Place Fell from Martindale

21st April 2011

Yesterday I set off at 6.50am and drove to St. Peter’s Church in Martindale to climb Beda Fell (1670ft) and Place Fell (2154ft). It has been three years since I climbed these fells. There are a few unusual stone wall stiles to cross then the pa…


Four Fells from the Old Corpse Road

19th April 2011

Yesterday morning I set off at 7am for Haweswater and the start of the Old Corpse Road, where the dead of Mardale made their final journey across the fells via Swindale to Shap to be buried. The walk would include Selside Pike (2149ft), Branstree (23…


Four Walks, Six Fells and a Puncture

3rd April 2011

Yesterday I decided to climb a few odd fells in four distinct small walks. The rest of this week was due to be windy so Sunday seemed to be the best day. I set off at 7.15 am and had completed Latrigg (1203ft) before 9am. I had meant to do this fell…


Grisedale Pike, Great Calva and St. Bega’s Church

18th April 2011

Yesterday I left home at 6.50am to drive to Braithwaite in order to walk up Grisedale Pike (2593ft). A walk of six miles. Then to do two more walks after that.I started walking at 8.20am from the car park at the start of the Whinlatter pass where the…


Rosthwaite Fell to Allen Crags from Stonethwaite

28th April 2011

Ged was back from Vietnam so yesterday we went to Stonethwaite to climb Rosthwaite Fell (1771ft), Glaramara (2568ft) and Allen Crags (2572ft) returning via the Langstrath Valley. A very arduous and long walk  of 12 miles that would take us 9 hours to…


Six Eastern Martindale Fells from St. Peter’s Church

9th April 2011

On Saturday morning I left home at 7.10am to drive to the other side of Ullswater, parking at St. Peter`s Church Martindale, in order to climb Steel Knotts (1414ft),  Wether Hill (2210ft), Loadpot Hill (2201ft), Arthur`s Pike (1747ft), Bonscale Pike…


Sour Hows to Troutbeck Tongue

7th April 2011

On my day off on Thursday I went to Troutbeck to walk up Sour Howes (1585ft), Sallows (1691ft) and Troutbeck Tongue (1191ft). I parked off the road just before the church. I did get a call at 7.30am to ask me to take Dr. Acton`s science classes, but…


Walney Island to Piel Island

24th April 2011

So far in April I have climbed 21 fells and walked 60 miles. Today I was going to do something a bit more sedate for Easter Sunday. Brendan and I joined John Murphy`s walk from Snab Point on Walney Island (where I live) to neighbouring Piel Island. J…