Monthly Archives: April 2015

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A sunny day on Grike, Crag Fell and Lank Rigg

22nd April 2015

Tuesday was a glorious blue sky day so I set off to Climb Grike, Crag Fell, Iron Crag, Whoap and Lank Rigg. A walk of 12.5 miles in an area where very few people venture. I parked on the Cold Fell Road next to the Kinniside Stone Circle. An excellent…


Bell-ringers’ Walk: Brathay to Chapel Stile

11th April 2015

On Saturday Andy, the Tower Captain of St. James’, Barrow, had organised a bell-ringers’ walk from Holy Trinity Church at Brathay, near Ambleside, to Holy Trinity Church, Great Langdale which is in Chapel Stile, and where the Furness Bran…


From Lowick over Kirkby Moor to North Scale, Walney Island.

23rd April 2015

This morning I got Brendan to drop me off at The Red Lion Inn at Lowick at 8.30am. I will be walking back home following the K2B route for another training walk. The pub is at the 26 mile marker, so 14 miles to the finish plus nearly 4 miles to walk…


Silver How: From Grasmere to Chapel Stile

9th April 2015

On Thursday Ged and I drove to Grasmere to climb Silver How. Usually we go up via Allan Bank but today we would ascend via Kelbarrow and descend down to Chapel Stile via Meg’s Gill into Thrang Quarry. Returning to Grasmere via Elterwater and a…


The Coastal Path from South to North Walney Island

27th April 2015

The weather was going to be better at home than on the hills today so I decided to do a walk from the South Nature Reserve up to the North End of Walney Island, keeping to the west coastal path. I got Brendan to drop me off at the South Reserve entra…


Wallowbarrow Crag and Green Crag

2nd April 2015

After a week of rain and gales, Thursday turned out to be quite a nice day. As it was the Easter holidays we decided to get well away from the ‘madding crowds’ and go to Seathwaite in order to climb up Wallowbarrow Crag, take a detour via…