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Making a Break for Mellbreak and Hen Comb – two Windy Western Wainwrights

A 7 mile Sunday Lakes walk up two windy western Wainwrights, with an extra advantage. You get to frequent one of Lakeland’s best country pubs, the Kirkstile Inn, where they serve proper ale. Not that I’m obsessed about proper pubs … Continue reading

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Two Berks on Birks and Arnison Crag, two wet and windy Wainwrights

Lakes on Sunday again, and this time a rare short walk of 4.5 miles due to the inclement weather. I’m not entirely sure what inclement means so the term ‘shite’ would also be applicable here! We used the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Late Sun in the North East Lakes – Beda Fell, Rest Dodd and The Nab, plus Hallin Fell by Headtorch

Another Lakes on Sunday trip, and only just! A depressingly densely cloudy forecast meant I was about to head up to the Cheviots. Then Sunday morning brought a surprising improvement with the north east Lakes looking ok possibly clearing later. … Continue reading

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A Grey Day Walking the Whinlatter Wainwrights

It’s Lakes on Sunday time, this week starring the Whinlatter Wainwrights, not stars in their own right but could they collectively make a grand day out?  There are 5 Wainwrights on the north side of the Whinlatter Pass & they … Continue reading

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Wainwrights on Wednesday – Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Gray Crag, Thornthwaite Crag, High St, Rampsgill Head and The Knott

Clear weather and the chance of a rare midweek Lake District trip;- it doesn’t get much better than this. A 12 mile circuit over 7 Wainwrights with 3,800 ft of ascent starting from the car park at Hartsop village. After … Continue reading

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