Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Bell Ringers’ Walk up The Hoad

13th August 2016

On Saturday Barrow St. James’ ringers did a mini walk up the Hoad in Ulverston. We were originally going to walk around Hodbarrow Nature Reserve from Haverigg, but due to the discovery of asbestos in the heating system of St. George’s Chu…

Causey Pike with Fr. John

12th August 2016

On Friday I drove to Keswick to meet up with Fr. John Inglis for a walk up to Causey Pike and Scar Crags. John acts as the supply priest for Keswick and Cockermouth when here on holiday from his parish in Surrey. We try to do a few walks together. We…

Helm Crag with Fr. John

16th August 2016

Tuesday was due to be very warm, and as we had descended quite an arduous route yesterday, we picked something simple and easy on the knees. Helm Crag (The Lion and The Lamb) from the lay-by outside Grasmere. A short route up and an easy route down….

Ling Fell and Sale Fell with Fr. John

19th August 2016

Wind and rain was forecast for Friday, so we decided to do a couple of small fells. John had never walked up Ling Fell and Sale fell, but they are quite handy fells to walk up from the presbytery in Cockermouth if you are looking for a short walk on…

Robinson and Hindscarth with Fr. John

15th August 2016

Monday’s weather was forecast to be blue skies and sunshine, so John and I we met up again at the church car park in Keswick, and drove to the hamlet of Little Town to climb Robinson and Hindscarth. Today there would be no mist or cloud obscuri…