Monthly Archives: March 2012

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A Hazy Day on the Langdale Pikes

23rd March 2012

On Friday Ged, Kas and I went to Great Langdale to do a circular walk to include the five Wainwright`s of Harrison Stickle (2403ft), Pavey Ark (2288ft), Thunacar Knotts (2351ft), Pike o`Stickle (2323ft) and Loft Crag (2270ft)…

A Walk to the North End of Walney Island

31st March 2012

Yesterday afternoon turned out to be sunny, so Brendan and I took a walk from our house alongside the airfield down to the beach, through the Nature Reserve and salt marshes, and down to the tip of the north of the island to look over at The Black Hu…

Eskdale Green, Illgill Head and down Miterdale

19th March 2012

On Sunday Brendan and I went to Eskdale Green to climb Irton Fell, Whin Rigg (1755ft) and Illgill Head (1998ft). These are the fells that make up the top of the Wasdale Screes. We then went down to Burnmoor Tarn and walked back through Miterdale. A w…

Four Fells from Longsleddale

26th March 2012

The weather was really hot this weekend, but still very hazy so I decided to do some gardening instead of walking and save the walking for Monday when the visibility should be better. Monday turned out to be a hot, cloud-free blue sky day so Ged, Kas…

Helvellyn in Blue Skies then Mist

15th March 2012

The Fell Assessor has reported cloud inversions and Brocken Spectres on Helvellyn each day this week This is the weather forecast I always use, so as today was forecast to be a similar day I drove to Swirls to…

Ullock Pike to Skiddaw via The Watches

28th March 2012

Yesterday was due to be the last good day before the cloud and winds arrived on the hills, so I set out alone to climb the northern fells of Ullock Pike (2230ft), Long Side Edge (2405ft), Carl Side (2420ft) and Skiddaw (3053ft). I usually climb them…