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High Cup Nick

On Wednesday Ged and I drove to Dufton to walk to High Cup Nick via the Pennine Way. A gentle there and back walk of 6.5 miles. There are circular walks, but I was looking to keep the distance to a minimum. The weather was glorious! ...

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Scafell and Slight Side

On Friday Ged and I drove to the NT car Park at Brackenclose, Wasdale Head, to climb up Scafell via the Green How route……straight up the front. Then walk on to Slight Side returning beneath the slopes of Scafell, skirting the top of Hardr...

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Cross Fell

On Monday myself, Brendan and son, Tom, did a circular walk up to Cross Fell, the highest point of the Pennines. We parked in Kirkland, by the church. It was to be a ten mile walk. ...

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Birkhouse Moor and Catstycam

On Monday we drove to Glenridding to walk up Birkhouse Moor (2356ft) and Catstycam (2920ft) via the Mires Beck Route, returning down the valley via Greenside Mine. A walk of eight miles. The weather was excellent, not too hot, with a bit of a breeze....

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High Crag & High Stile

On Wednesday Brendan and I drove over the Honister Pass to Gatesgarth, by Buttermere. Only £4 to park all day. Brendan would walk around the lake and I would go up to Seat, High Crag (2441ft) and High Stile (2648ft), returning back the same way. A wa...

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Steel Knotts to Bonscale Pike

On Monday Ged and I drove 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) and Bonscale Pike (1718ft). A walk of 8.3 miles.The...

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Beacon Hill and Knott

On Monday Ged and I went to finish off the bits of Saturday’s Great Asby Scar walk. This would include the Beacon Hill Monument, Knott Trig Point and the Thunder Stone. A walk of just over four miles. I took up Andy’s suggestion of starti...

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