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

Helvellyn via Swirral Edge and Striding Edge 9.8.14

An amazing day.  Most people seem to do this walk in the other direction, but the ‘Collins Rambler’s Guide – Lake District’ (page 152) suggested this route, where we save Striding Edge for the descent.  It says the scrambling is … Continued