Sale Fell and Ling Fell 14.8.17

With mixed weather forecast for today it seemed like a good idea to ‘bag’ some easier fells . . . in fact we decided to walk Sale Fell and Ling Fell as they’re close to each other but independent so … Continued

Catbells or should it be Cat Bells? 20.8.07

Mmh!  How should the fell be named? Wikipedia calls it ‘Cat Bells’, it’s also two words on Ordnance maps, but I’ll stick to Wainwright’s version of the name ‘Catbells’!   I’m trying to put some of the walks that I initially … Continued

Catbells from Hawes End – 11.8.14

Mmh!  How should the fell be named? Wikipedia calls it ‘Cat Bells’, it’s also two words on Ordnance maps, but I’ll stick to Wainwright’s version of the name ‘Catbells’!   WAINWRIGHT BOOK: The North Western Fells Book 6 DIFFICULTY:   2   … Continued

Castle Crag & Caves – from Rosthwaite – 14.8.16

Castle Crag is the smallest of Wainwright’s 214 fells – but it didn’t feel that easy when we walked it, and I agree with Wainwright that it deserves more than just a paragraph at the end of the chapter on … Continued

15.8.17 – Dale Head – Hindscarth – Robinson from Honister Pass, linear route

A linear walk planned for today starting at Honister Slate Mine climbing the three summits of Dale Head, Hindscarth and Robinson, ending in Buttermere returning to Honister by bus following a route I saw on Roger and Ann Hiley’s great … Continued

Causey Pike – Scar Crags – Sail – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) 12.8.17

A longer walk than expected but well worth it! From Stoneycroft up Causey Pike via Rowling End then following the ridge route to Scar Crags; Sail and Eel Crag (Crag Hill) before returning via Force Crag Mine and the mine … Continued

Knott Rigg and Ard Crags 10.8.15

A great little walk despite the very disappointing weather . . . though as we had the right gear we were all warm and dry despite the pouring rain!  On a bright day the views would be impressive . . … Continued