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A Wander on Wansfell and Baystones (but not necessarily in that order) – 4.5 miles

A short circular walk taking in the two tops of Wansfell, Ambleside’s very own Wainwright. We were en route to Grasmere for the weekend so Troutbeck made a convenient starting point after the drive over Kirkstone Pass. The trusty Met Office … Continue reading

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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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Classic Scafell Pike Circuit from Seathwaite via a pint at Wasdale Head

Thirty years ago after driving to Wasdale Head I clambered up a hill called Great Gable, it was my first ever mountain. Later it was Yewbarrow then Pillar & Steeple, all done from Wasdale. Eventually I discovered there were other … Continue reading

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