Monthly Archives: February 2013

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An afternoon on Gummers How

7th February 2013

Last week I had my third Pulmonary Vein Isolation op at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and have been stuck indoors for a week with a DVD boxed set of 7 series of “Criminal Minds”. I`ve got to season six! I feel I’m now a fully trained…

Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar from Kendal 2013

23rd February 2013

Brendan had a meeting in Kendal yesterday that would last over four hours. So I went with him and walked the route over Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar. A walk of seven and a half miles, but very easy, and far less boring than yet another session in the…

Grisedale Pike, Grasmoor and Crag Hill from Revelin Moss

27th February 2013

Ged, Kas and I were going to try two new routes up and down Grisedale Pike from Revelin Moss on the Whinlatter Pass. We would ascend via the north east ridge and descend over Hobcarton. I had brought along a guidebook to help us negotiate the numerou…

Helm Crag

8th February 2013

On Thursday Brendan and I drove to Grasmere to climb Helm Crag. There was still snow on the tops. A good little walk of about five and a half miles. The walk took about four hours. We spent the rest of the afternoon in the village. Jo….

High Dam and Finsthwaite

8th February 2013

Yesterday afternoon, to make the most of the sunshine, Ged, Kas and I drove to Finsthwaite to walk up to High Dam. Another good little walk. It took a couple of hours. …

High Nook Tarn, Knock Murton, Blake Fell and Carling Knott

18th February 2013

Yesterday I drove to Maggie’s Bridge car park at Loweswater with Ged and Kas for a walk up to High Nook Tarn then over the Blake Fell ridge and down to Knock Murton and Cogra Moss. Then back up to Blake Fell again, on to Carling Knott and down…

Low Tarn, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple and Scoat Tarn in Snow

12th February 2013

As it was half term I chose a walk that was mostly off path. I wanted to visit Low Tarn and Scoat Tarn, as I have only ever looked down on them from above. We could also incorporate Red Pike (2707ft), Scoat Fell (2760ft) and Steeple (2687ft) in our p…