Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Dollywaggon Pike to Helvellyn in Sunshine and Snow

14th March 2011

Yesterday was forecast to be an excellent day for walking so Ged, Kas and I decided to walk up Raise Beck Cascades to Grisedale Tarn. From there we would go to Dollywaggon Pike summit (2810ft) and via the ridges to High Crag (2900ft), Nethermost Pike…

Great Crag and Grange Fell via Watendlath and Grange

1st March 2011

Due to the recent run of poor weather, it has been nearly two weeks since our last major walk. The weather today was forecast as cloudy with good visibility, no wind and sunshine later in the day, so Ged Kas and I headed for Stonethwaite in Borrowdal…

Harrop Tarn, Ullscarf and Armboth Fell

25th March 2011

I had been waiting for a sunny day to do the walk to Harrop Tarn from Dobgill car park on the shores of Thirlmere. We would then head on up to Ullscarf (2381ft) and make our way via Blea Tarn over boggy, uneven ground to Armboth Fell (1570ft), then h…

High Rigg and The Dodds

22nd March 2011

Time for a big walk around the St. John’s in the Vale skyline to include High Rigg (1163ft), Threlkeld Knotts, Clough Head (2381ft), Great Dodd (2807ft), Watsons Dodd (2584ft) and Stybarrow Dodd (2770ft) returning down The Sticks Pass to Stanah…

Holme Fell and a Toad Orgy

24th March 2011

This morning the weather was too good to stay home, so I drove to Hodge Close for a quick walk up Holme Fell (1040ft). A good little walk, only two miles, plus the detours to the quarry and tarn. I was back home for lunch! Jo….

Stone Arthur, Great Rigg and Heron Pike (Greenhead Gill Round)

8th March 2011

I was working yesterday morning, but I knew the weather was going to turn very windy with hill fog for my day off on Thursday, so in the afternoon Ged, Kas and I went to Grasmere to do the Greenhead Gill Round (under six miles).This includes Stone Ar…