Sunday, 30 September 2007
8.30 AM Meet at the Low Wood Hotel Near Ambleside for Car Share
9.30 AM Meet in Seatoller National Trust Car Park Borrowdale GR 244138
Time 8 Hours
Total Ascent 1500 Metres Approx
Although this is a long walk it is fairly easy as the ascent is spread out during the day.
We start at Seatoller following the coast to coast path to Honister Pass, on to Haystacks, down Scarth Gap Pass to Ennerdale passing Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel, up Black Sail Pass, down into wasdale head for a quick liquid refreshment, we then make our way up to sty head pass the last incline of the day then returning to cars via Seathwaite Valley.
We did this walk 3 years ago and every one thoroughly enjoyed it
Leader Rob 0777 398 6512
Friday, 28 September 2007
Friday 28th September and every last Friday of the month
Meet at the brewery arts centre, vats bar in Kendal
A chance for new members to meet existing members
If you are new and don't know anybody in the group call me first
Sunday, 23 September 2007
Total distance 9.0 miles (equivalent distance approx. 16 miles)
Sunday, 16 September 2007
'Pass Fest !' (Gatescarth, Nan Bield & Stile End B.O.A.T.)
Start Point: Sadgill Farm, Longsleddale
(G.R. - NY 483 057 @ 09.45)
Description: At the end of the tarmac (by Sadgill Farm [195m / 640ft.]) we first head N up Longsleddale, 'avoiding' the Mosedale turnoff, to reach the Gatescarth Pass. From the top (590m / 1935ft.) we descend NW down towards Haweswater. Before reaching the car park we turn WSW (260m / 853ft.) to climb past Small Water, before veering S up onto the Nan Bield Pass. Once at the shelter on the top (630m / 2067ft.), rather than continuing down into the Kentmere Valley, we turn E & then SE to climb Harter Fell (778m / 2552ft.). Next we follow the ridge S & then SE to climb Kentmere Pike (730m / 2395ft.) then continue towards Goat Scar. The path then drops steeply S, over Shipman Knott (587m / 1925ft.) down to the Stile End Farm B.O.A.T. From there it's just a case of following the B.O.A.T. E & then N, past Sadgill Wood, back to Sadgill Farm.
Distance: 11 miles (17.7 km)
Total Ascent: 1067m (3500ft.)
High Point: Harter Fell - 778 m (2552ft.)
Time: 6 / 7 hours
Car Share: Meet at the Low Wood Hotel @ 09.00
Leader: Dan (on 01229 832840 [eves.] or 07919 831237)
Sunday, 9 September 2007
Starting Point – outside Theatre by the Lake at 10.30am
Parking – Lakeside Car Park (unfortunately you will have to pay)
Distance – 6.5 miles
Ascent – 1,083ft (330m)
High Point – Walla Crag (1,234ft)
Time – 3 hours
Grade - 2
Leader - Sam B (07890 961 482)
Starting Point - Theatre by the Lake @ 10.30am (Grid Ref: NY 265229)
Distance is actually 7 miles and will take 4 hours.
Starts with a walk through Cockshot Wood (opposite landing stages at Derwent Bay), cross the Borrowdale Road and gentle ascent through Castlehead Wood up to Castle Head. Descend to Springs Road and on through Springs Wood. Steeper assent up to Lady's Rake and up to Walla Crag. Traverse the head of Cat Gill and descend past Great Wood to Ashness Bridge. Return with an gentle walk through Great Wood and along the lake back to Derwent Bay.Sam
Sunday, 2 September 2007
Route: From the start point, we head up to Seathwaite Tarn, then on to Goat's Hawse. We then take in the summits of Brim Fell, Coniston Old Man, Dow Crag, Buck Pike and Brown Crag, before returning via the Walna Scar Road, followed by refreshments in the Newfield Inn in Seathwaite.
Distance: 14 km (9 miles)
Total Ascent: Approx 800 m
Time: 5-6 hours
Start: 10.30 Lay-by to the East of the Dunnerdale road, approx 1 mile north of the Newfield Inn, Seathwaite. Grid reference SD230974. Click here for a map.
Leader: Tom 07884493081