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Sunday, 17 June 2007

Walk for Sunday 17 June - Black Combe

Black Combe

Date: Sunday 17 June

Route: Starting from Whitbeck, the route contours along the edge of the hill to Hall Foss, then up the northern slopes to the summit. Return route is via Townend Knotts and Kirkbank.

Description: Black Combe is located in the extreme South-West of the Lake District. It is described by Wordsworth as offering "the amplest range of unobstructed prospect that British ground commands". On a clear day it should be possible to see Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and even Ireland, as well as inland to the Lake District.

Distance: Approx 8 miles

Time: About 5 hours

Ascent: 600 m

Grade: 3

Start: Layby to East of A595, immediately South of Whitbeck Church, GR SD119839 at 10.00
Click here for a map.

Car Share: I'll be going directly to the start, but if anyone wants to car share, then I'd suggest meeting at Kendal Morrisons at 0900.

Leader: Tom, 07884493081

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