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Lakeland Fells Map

A while ago I spent some time creating a wall map of the Lakeland Fells. I wanted something I could hang on the wall, something that would help me track

Walks

Slave to "The List"

Increasingly that’s how I’ve come to think of myself, a slave to the list. “The List” in question being the 214 Lakeland fells described and documented by Alfred Wainwright –

Walks

High Hartsop Dodd

Route Description: Bridgend, Brothers Water, Hartsop Hall, High Hartsop Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, Deepdale Hause, Deepdale, Bridgend. Notes: Beautiful day, only slightly spoiled by the

Walks

Black Fell & Holme Fell

Two more Wainwrights have been dutifully ticked off this weekend. Two of the lower fells, as I didn’t think my legs or lungs were truly recovered from the Man Flu

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Armboth Fell & Man Flu

Route Description: Armboth, Thirlmere permissive path, Sippling Crag (The Benn), Castle Crag, Raven Crag, Forest track, Middlesteads Gill, Armboth Fell, Fisher Gill, Armboth There is a car park at Armboth

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Lord’s Seat & Whinlatter

Route Description: Scawgill Bridge, Spout Force, Darling How Plantation, Graystones, Kirk Fell, Widow Hause, Broom Fell, Lord’s Seat, Barf, Ullister Hill, Seat How, Tarbarrel Moss, Whinlatter Top, Whinlatter, Scawgill Bridge

General

Lake District Fells Map

I had the pleasure of spending some time recently with Matthew Hillplodder, during which he spoke of his idea to create a topology map for the Lakeland Fells. He has

General

Project Wainwright 2007 – Update

Early last year I began ‘Project Wainwright’, which was my way of officially beginning the collection of all 214 Lakeland fells classified by Alfred Wainwright. This is a bagging list

Walks

Staggering up Scafell Pike

Probably the toughest walk of the year for me yesterday (Sunday), what with the heat and the choice of route. I’d elected to walk-in through Eskdale and then ascend via

Walks

Burnt on Great Gable

The hottest day of the year so far saw Tex, his friend Mark and I on Great Gable today. We walked up from the Slate Mine at Honister, over the little visited

General

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

Walks

Project Wainwright 2007

Well what a marvellous week of weather we’ve had up here in Cheshire, its been sunny all week, with no rain and very little wind to speak of. I was