Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Bowfell and four more fells from Langdale

31st May 2011

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I drove to Great Langdale to climb Bowfell (2960ft), Esk Pike (2903ft), Great End (2984ft), Seathwaite Fell (2073ft) and Rossett Pike (2132ft). A walk of about 15 miles over very rough terrain that would eventually take us near…


Carrock Fell and High Pike

2nd May 2011

This morning I drove to Mosedale to climb Carrock Fell (2174ft) and High Pike (2157ft). Only a six and a half mile walk that I could do in about three hours. I set off from home at 6.45am and was walking by 8.15am, early enough to have avoided all th…


Castle Crag

11th May 2011

Yesterday morning Ged, Kas and I drove to Grange to climb Castle Crag, the smallest Wainwright at just under 1000ft. We had been here a couple of months ago investigating Millican Dalton`s cave, but never had the time to take in the summit due to the…


Eagle Crag and Sergeant’s Crag

5th May 2011

Yesterday afternoon after climbing Castle Crag we drove to Stonethwaite to climb Eagle Crag (1709ft), and Sergeant`s Crag (1873ft) returning down Greenup Gill. A walk of five and a half miles. A happy ending for our walk! The five and a half miles ha…


Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Green Crag

3rd May 2011

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I drove to the top of the Hard Knott Pass to climb Hard Knott (1803ft), Harter Fell (2140ft) and Green Crag (1602ft). A walk of nine miles. It was a blue sky day, but rather windy! The water was very low, but still plenty of Br…


Steel Fell to Helm Crag

9th May 2011

Today Ged, Kas and I drove to Grasmere to climb Steel Fell (1811ft), Calf Crag (1762ft), Gibson Knott (1379ft) and Helm Crag (1299ft). It is a circular walk that follows the ridges of the Greenburn Valley. About 7.5 miles. I parked in a lay-by on the…