Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Black Sail Hut and a Walk Around Ennerdale Water

11th April 2014

It is four weeks until the annual Keswick to Barrow 40 mile walk, so I need to do a bit of distance training to make sure my feet are not going to be susceptible to blisters. The walk to Black Sail Hut and around Ennerdale Water from Bowness Knott is…

Gowbarrow Fell, Aira Force and Little Mell Fell

2nd April 2014

On Wednesday Ged, Kas and I drove to the NT car park at Aira Force, on the side of Ullswater, in order to walk the circuit of Gowbarrow Fell, gaining the summit from the north. We would then walk back via Aira Force before driving to The Hause for th…

Lowick Bridge to North Scale, Walney Island.

29th April 2014

This morning I got Brendan to drop me off at The Red Lion Inn at Lowick at 10am. I will be walking back home following the K2B route for another training walk. The pub is at the 26 mile marker, so 14 miles to the finish plus nearly 4 miles to walk ba…

St. Bees to Whitehaven via the cliff-top path

25th April 2014

I had been too busy over Easter with decorating and gardening to do any training walks for the 40 mile Keswick to Barrow Walk being held in two weeks time. Then on Wednesday I pulled a muscle in my back, but was still determined to do a walk of some…