Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Blackcombe on a Blue Sky Day

10th April 2021

On Saturday Brendan and I drove to Whitcham to climb up Blackcombe, a Wainwright Outyling Fell. Even though I look out of my window at it, I’d not been up it for five years! Time to put that right! The walk is five miles and can be done in abou…


Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable & Great Gable

19th April 2021

On Monday I drove to the National Trust car park at Honister for a solo, circular walk up to Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable and Great Gable, returning via the Moses Trod path. A walk of 6.8 miles. I arrived early to an empty car park and started…


Hawcoat to Askam Brickworks

14th April 2021

On Wednesday, fellow bell ringer Sue, took me on the circular walk that she had recently done from her home on Dalton Lane towards Askam Brickworks and back via a different route. The weather was warm and coats were not needed. Our walk was 7.6 miles…


Haystacks from Honister

1st April 2021

On Thursday I decided to do a solo walk to Haystacks from Honister via the Moses Trod Path, visiting the perched boulder, returning via Dubs Quarry. I’d not been via this route and it is a lot easier than starting at Gatesgarth. I left home ear…


Hopegill Head & Whiteside

6th April 2021

On Tuesday Ged and I parked at Lanthwaite Green car park to walk up Gasgale Gill to Coledale Hause, and then on to Hopegill Head and back along the Whiteside ridge. A walk of about six miles. The weather was going to be cold and windy with snow and h…


Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path

28th April 2021

On Wednesday Brendan and I parked in the Leisure Centre car park next to the old Keswick Railway Station to walk the old line to Threlkeld. I have not done this walk since 2014. In 2015 Storm Desmond brought the worst floods the county has seen, with…


Kidsty Pike & High St. from Haweswater

22nd April 2021

Thursday was looking to be a great weather day, so I Ieft home at 6.10am to drive to Haweswater for a solo, circular walk up to Kidsty Pike, Rampsgill Head and High Street. Returning via the Riggindale ridge. I have been up via the Riggindale ridge m…


Swirl How & Great Carrs via Levers Water

16th April 2021

On Friday we decided to Walk up to Swirl How and Great Carrs via Levers Water and Levers Hawse, returning via the Prison Band, starting from the Walna Scar Car park. The weather was excellent, warm, no wind and blue skies. The walk would be just unde…