Sunday, 27 June 2010
After a quiet road section from Tebay to Gaisgill we turn off along Cowbound Lane to start the first big ascent, which will be Middleton. Carrying on up to Simon's Seat, we then continue along the ridge to Wethercalf Moss and Bleagill Head (option here to add on Wind Scarth) before skirting round to Over Sale and Docker Knott. Another steep ascent takes us to the summit of Uldale Head, followed by an easy stroll over to Blease Fell. A gradual descent over Powson Knott takes us back to Tebay.
Distance: 11 miles
High point: Simon's Seat (587m)
Duration: approx. 6 hours
Start: 10.00am outside the The Old School Tearooms (from M6 Junction 38, turn right at roundabout onto A685 for Tebay, then left - teashop is on corner, free parking along road. Grid Ref NY 618044).
Leader: Phil (07958 698905)
Saturday, 26 June 2010
Have booked tickets for a Meal and cinema deal. Our table is booked for 6pm and then we will see a film (yet to be decided) at 8pm.
A two course meal and cinema ticket will cost £17.95.
Please contact me if you are interested before the 21st June so I can confirm numbers.
Organiser: Vicky (07835 416262)
It’s taking place on Saturday 26th June 2010.
The event starts at 6.30am outside the Pen-y-ghent café in Horton-in-Ribblesdale.
Entry is free but walkers must register with us in advance to take part.
Please visit our website for full details and to download a registration form:
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Sunday, 20 June 2010
Newlands Round (Clockwise)
Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head - Hindscarth - High Craggs
Start Point: Car Park (free) at NY 234 195
Meeting 9.30am for 9.50am set off (sometimes the car parking is busy on a nice day, so the early meeting time with later set off is to try to compensate for this a bit and allow people to find a space).
Suggested Meeting at Low Wood 8.40am (I will not be there)
Distance 8 Miles
Time 6-7 hours
Sunday, 13 June 2010
PLEASE CONTACT THE LEADER BY SATURDAY EVENING AT THE LATEST IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING. IF THERE ARE NO CONFIRMED WALKERS, THE WALK WILL BE CANCELLED.
Cross Fell - The highest point in the
Route: Past Kirkland Hall, then up the old corpse road to Garrigill, then along the
Distance: Approx 10 miles
Time: 5.5-6.5 hours
Ascent: Approx 700 m
the church, Grid Ref NY645325.
Car share: 09.00, Morrisons (Kendal)
Leader: Anne (075 988 77 938)
Sunday, 6 June 2010
This walk follows the quiet and uncrowded "other" Borrowdale between Kendal and Tebay, along the southern ridge from the A6, taking in Ashstead Fell (469) Mabbin Crag (482) Castle Fell (478) and Whinfell Beacon (472) hopefully giving us good views towards the Howgills, Tebay and south beyond Kendal. We can either return up the valley bottom or along the northern ridge of Borrowdale Edge passing Winterscleugh (464) and Whinash (471).
If there`s time and that wasn`t enough, the walk can be extended to include Crookdale Crag and a drop down into neighbouring Bretherdale.
Alot of the terrain will be rough moorland following a slight track - it may be quite boggy in parts after wet weather and involves a fair bit of ascent/descent in total. If bad weather then probably stick to the valley bottom.
Start Point - Lay by just above Huck`s Bridge on the A6 NY 553 038
Time - 9.30am
Length - about 8 miles.12 miles if extended
Duration - about 6 hours
Walk Leader Alister 07761433437