Monthly Archives: July 2008

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A walk around Grasmere and Rydal water

24th July 2008

On Wednesday Tom and I met up with friends Bar and Dave (and Norman the bear!)  from Lincolnshire and we walked around Grasmere and Rydal Water. A walk of about 5 miles. A good little walk with not much effort involved.    …

High Rigg and St. John’s in the Vale

21st July 2008

Yesterday was a superb hot weather day so Tom, Ged, Kas and I went to St. Johns in the Vale to do the circuit of High Rigg (1165ft), an easy five mile walk. We started form the church at the north end of the fell climbing up the grass behind the Yout…

Morecambe Promenade to Heysham Church Walk

29th July 2008

On Sunday Brendan was visiting his Mum in Heysham, so he dropped me off at the start of the Morecambe Promenade to walk the length of it to Heysham, 4.42 miles or 7077m. A good walk for a warm, non-windy day.  …

Nab Scar and Alcock Tarn

28th July 2008

On Monday Ged, Kas, Tom and I went to Rydal, parking at Rydal Mount to climb Nab Scar (1450ft) and walk to Alcock Tarn and back to Rydal via the Old Coffin Route, about 4 miles. A very hot day! Good job I chose an easy walk! Jo…

Sour Howes, Sallows and Troutbeck Tongue

20th July 2008

This morning we set off about half eight for Troutbeck to walk up Sour Howes (1585ft), Sallows (1691ft) and Troutbeck Tongue (1191ft). We parked off the road before the church and set off up the Garburn Pass that leads to Kentmere. The walk was eight…