Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Ashness Bridge to Watendlath via Four Fells and Purple Heather

31st August 2011

Yesteday Brendan and I went to Ashness Bridge to climb Walla Crag (1234ft), Bleaberry Fell (1932ft), High Seat (1995ft) and High Tove (1665ft) descend down to Watendlath for coffee and cake then to follow the valley trail back to Ashness Bridge. A wa…


Wet Sleddale, Seat Robert and Mosedale Cottage

3rd August 2011

On Wednesday Ged, Kas and I drove to Wet Sleddale Reservoir near Shap to climb Seat Robert (1675ft) and to visit Sleddale Hall and Mosedale Cottage and come back again, a walk of about nine miles. The walk had taken about six and a half hours. An int…


Yew Crag Mine, Dale Head and Hindscarth

15th August 2011

Like most days of late it was pouring with rain when I left home at 7.30am to pick up Ged and Kas. It had been so wet recently that even this weekend`s annual ChilliFest at Levens Hall was cancelled. Radio Cumbria`s 6.30am Fell Forecast said that it…