Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Beacon Fell 2010

8th August 2010

Neither of us has been walking for three weeks, me because I`ve been in Cuba and Ged because the weather had been so poor. It looked to be a reasonable afternoon so we met up in Ulverston at 2pm and headed for Beacon Fell and Tarn. We parked opposite…

Causey Pike and Five Other Fells on a Blue Sky Day

16th August 2010

Monday was a dream day for walkers. I arrived at Stoneycroft ready to walk for 8.55am. It was blue skies and sunshine, just as predicted, and not another soul around. Brendan and Tom were still in Ireland so it was another solitary walk. I had planne…

Dovedale Horseshoe and the Priest Hole

8th August 2010

We don`t usually bother to go out on Bank Holidays as I hate the traffic and crowds. But we decided to go out early on Monday and have a family walk somewhere quiet. So we did the Dovedale Horseshoe which includes High Hartstop Dodd (1702ft), Little…

High St. and Kidsty Pike via Haweswater and Blea Tarn

3rd August 2010

Yesterday Ged, Kas and I went to Haweswater. It was raining and the mist was down but the forecast said it was due to clear. We decided to take the route up to Blea Water and then on to the Long Stile ridge to High Street. We did contemplate going ov…

Seven Fells From Lanthwaite Green

14th August 2010

Today I decided to do a solitary walk from Lanthwaite Green near Crummock Water climbing up to Whiteside (2359ft), Hopegill Head (2525ft), Grisedale Pike (2593ft), Grasmoor (2795ft), Crag Hill (Eel Crag) (2749ft), Wandope (2533ft) and Whiteless Pike…

Wild-camping at Bowscale Tarn

25th August 2010

I haven’t done any wild-camping since over-nighting on the summit of Carran in County Kerry over two years ago. Brendan and I haven’t done any together since touring the Outer Hebrides 20 years ago!  Where did all the years go? So on Wedn…