Monthly Archives: July 2009

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Dow Crag with Brendan and Tom

26th July 2009

Yesterday was going to be the one good day to be had over the next week and the boys needed some exercise, so we left home at gone 1pm for Torver, to walk up Dow Crag (2555ft) via Brown Pike (2237ft) and Buck Pike (2430ft). I thought it would be a go…

Five Langdale Pikes via Marks Gate

8th July 2009

Yesterday I had to take Tom to his work experience placement at 9 and pick him up at 5, so a walk would have to fit within these times and it would need to be somewhere quite near. It had been over three years since I had last done a Langdale Pike, s…

Grange Fell

31st July 2009

Today Tom and I set off early for Watendlath in order to climb Grange Fell (1345ft). It is a round trip of just over two miles with the Tea Room to look forward to on the return. The forecast was quite good for the morning and we were determined to m…

Robinson, Dale Head and Hindscarth in Rain and Wind.

23rd July 2009

Yesterday we went to Little Town to climb Robinson (2417ft), Dale Head (2473ft) and Hindscarth (2385ft). Heavy rain and gale force winds on the summits were forecast, but as long as we could see where we were going it would be fine. The views on this…

Steel Fell to Helm Crag (Greenburn Round)

2nd July 2009

I usually plan walks well ahead. But last night was hot and I had still to go to sleep at 3am, so I got a cup of tea and ended up looking at Andrew Leaney and David Hall`s photos of the Greenburn Round on their websites. (Google them and you won`t be…

Walla Crag to High Tove and Watendlath

15th July 2009

Today we went to Ashness Bridge to climb Walla Crag (1234ft), Bleaberry Fell (1932ft), High Seat (1995ft) and High Tove (1665ft) descend down to Watendlath and follow the trail down the valley back to Ashness Bridge. A walk of just under nine miles….