Tagged: lakes

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Death on Jack’s Rake

I noticed the BBC announced the death of a walker on Jack’s Rake last week. Having done the scramble only recently it makes me wonder just what he was doing at the time he fell and where he fell from. I can imagine it’s a tricky route if it’s wet...

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Walk Report: Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Date: 12th Jul 2008 Stats: 10.0 miles, 3400 feet Weather: Cloudy to begin, clearing steadily, cold on top and warm in valley Trig Points: 1: TP3724 – Helvellyn Wainwrights: 4: Birkhouse Moor, Helvellyn, White Side, Raise Other Info: £6 parking (all day) in Glenridding with toilets and shops Summary: Glenridding,...

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Walk Report: Loughrigg & Silver How

Date: 28th Jun 2008 Stats: 10.5 miles, 3000 feet Weather: Overcast all day, occasional drizzle, but warm and muggy Trig Points: 1: TP4549 – Loughrigg Fell Wainwrights: 3: Loughrigg Fell, Silver How, Blea Rigg Other Info: Parking £5 all day at White Moss, with toilets over the road Summary: White...

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Walk Report: Kentmere Round

Date: 5th May 2008 Stats: 13.0 miles, 3900 feet Weather: Glorious sunny day, some wind on tops, hazy beyond a mile or so Trig Points: 2: TP0963 – High Street, TP4166 – Kentmere Pike Wainwrights: 9: Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere...

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Walk Report: High Street via Rough Crag

Date: 3rd May 2008 Stats: 12.0 miles, 3100 feet Weather: Cloudy to start, windy on tops, warm and sunny towards the end, no rain Trig Points: 1: TP0693 – High Street Wainwrights: 4: High Street, Rampsgill Head, Kidsty Pike, High Raise Other Info: Ample free parking at Mardale Head, no...

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Walk Report: Langdales via Jack’s Rake

Date: 19th Apr 2008 Stats: 10.0 miles, 3200 feet Weather: Fine and clear, clouding over later, cold out of the sun, very windy at times Trig Points: 0 Wainwrights: 4: Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle, Rosset Pike Other Info: Car parking £6 for the day at New Hotel...

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Walk Report: Red Pike (Ennerdale)

  Date: 12th Apr 2008 Stats: 8.0 miles, 2300 feet Weather: Bitterly cold on top, strong winds, low cloud, hail and rain showers Trig Points: 0 Fells: 1: Red Pike Other Info: Free parking at Bowness, but no toilets despite the OS map’s sign Summary: Bowness, Ennerdale lakeside path, Gillerthwaite,...

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Walk Report: Great Borne & Starling Dodd

  Date: 11th Apr 2008 Stats: 8.0 miles, 2300 feet Weather: Overcast but dry, cold on top with little wind Trig Points: 1: TP3448 – Great Borne Fells: 2: Great Borne, Starling Dodd Other Info: Free parking at Bowness, but no toilets despite the OS map’s sign Summary: Bowness, Brown...

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Walk Report: St. Sunday Crag

Date: 24th Mar 2008 Stats: 10.0 miles, 2900 feet Weather: Clear and sunny, deep snow, very cold and windy on the tops Trig Points: 0 Wainwrights: 3: Arnison Crag, Birks, St. Sunday Crag Other Info: Free parking and toilets in Patterdale village, gets very busy! Summary: Patterdale, Arnison Crag, Birks,...

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Walk Report: Kentmere Pike

Date: 16th Feb 2008 Stats: 8.0 miles, 2300 feet Weather: Very cold, sunny, clear, with winds on top Trig Points: 1:  TP4166 – Kentmere Pike Wainwrights: 3: Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell Other Info: Parking at Sadgill very restricted, arrive early Summary: Sadgill, Wray Crag, Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike,...