Monthly Archives: March 2010

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Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks (Frozen Tarns)

16th March 2010

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I went up Fleetwith Pike (2126ft) and Wainwright`s favourite, Haystacks (1900ft). A walk of five and a half miles. It looked to be the best weather day of the week. The forecast said that the hill fog should clear by mid mornin…

Grike to Lank Rigg on a Windy Day

28th March 2010

On Sunday we went to the Kinniside Stone Circle on the Calder Bridge to Ennerdale Bridge Road, and walked the old mine road to Grike (1596ft), Crag Fell (1710ft) and Lank Rigg (1775ft). A walk of 8.25 miles. The Easter week is due to be rainey so Sun…

Kirk Fell and Great Gable in Snow

10th March 2010

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I went to Wasdale to climb Kirk Fell (2630ft) and Great Gable (2949ft). A walk of just under 8.5 miles. The walk had taken us seven and a half hours. A good day but tiring with all the snow!   Jo….

Ling Fell, Sale Fell and Two Churches

23rd March 2010

Brendan was going to his boss`s retirement lunch at the Pheasant Inn at Bassenthwaite today…..I know a walk from there! He had to be there by 11.30am and was due to finish at about 3pm, so I had about three and a half hours to fill before I dro…

Lingmoor Fell in Snow

4th March 2010

On Wednesday Ged, Kas and I went to Elterwater to walk Lingmoor Fell ridge returning to Elterwater via the Cumbria Way path. A walk of eight miles. We made our way up to Side Pike for lunch. Then strolled down to the valley floor and walked back to E…

Ullock Pike to Dodd in Snow

4th March 2010

On Tuesday we decided to drive north of Keswick and climb Ullock Pike (2230ft), Long Side Edge (2405ft), Carl Side (2420ft) and Dodd (1646ft). A walk of about 7 miles. We started from the car park at the Sawmill Tearoom at Dodd Wood and walked throug…