Monthly Archives: September 2020

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Crag Fell via Grike

27th September 2020

On Sunday the weather was excellent so Brendan, Tom and I drove to the many parking spaces just south of the Kinniside Stone Circle to walk to Crag Fell via Grike. The walk is 6 miles. A easy walk, with superb views for minimal effort. The easy 6 mil…

Darling Fell and Low Fell

10th September 2020

Ged and I had planned to walk up Grasmoor by the Lads How route, but when we got near Keswick the weather was dull and overcast, so we changed our plan and decided on Darling Fell and Low Fell instead. The views would be similar, but the effort to se…

Helvellyn, Nethermost and Dollywaggon Pikes

21st September 2020

On Monday I decided to visit Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike and Grisedale Tarn, returning via Raise Beck. I left early to be on the summit before the hoardes of tourists arrived. A walk of 9.14 miles. I set off walking from Wythburn at…


15th September 2020

Brendan’s cousin Siobhan and husband, Paul, were house-sitting for mutual friends Bernie and Steve at their home in the village of Sedgwick, Cumbria. We were invited for lunch and a walk. It was a circular walk along the old canal tow-path to N…

Warnscale Bothy & Fleetwith Pike

17th September 2020

On Thursday I left home at 5.30am to drive to Gatesgarth. It was going to be a glorious day and not wanting to be among the hoards that head to Buttermere, I thought it wise to get up early and beat the rush. I parked in the car park, still only £4 f…