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I left the car by the little church off Howgill Lane and cut through sodden woods and long grass laden with water to pick up a sheep trod on the hillside above Craggstones. This led to a clear green track that took me up into the mist and the wind to the trig point at Winder. It was windy on Winder and I was soon cold, so stopped to add layers until I was comfortable again. At the Calf I stopped long enough to extract my anemometer from my pack and take a wind speed reading. It was steady at about 45mph!!

Date: 2008-10-04
From: Howgill church
To: Howgill church

Distance: 8.5 mls, 13.68 km
Height Gain: 2400 ft, 731.5 m

Parking at: SD 63385 95032
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Route Description: Howgill church, Cragstones, Winder, Calders, The Calf, White Fell Head, White Fell, Castley, Gate Side, Howgill church

Start Time: 08:09    End Time: 11:26
Duration: 03:17
Ave Speed: 2.6 mph

Region: Howgill Fells
Full Walk Report:

Summits on this walk

2732 – The Calf

2737 – Calders

Trig Points on this walk

TP6361 – The Calf

TP6962 – Winder Hill

Photos for this walk


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