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Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sun 24 Aug - Wetherlam

Start Point: Main Tilberthwaite car park, by the bridge over Yewdale Beck (G.R. NY 306010) @ 10.00
Description: First we climb up beside Yewdale Beck & Tilberthwaite Gill, past the mine workings, along Wetherlam Edge and up to the top of Wetherlam (762m). Next we head WSW along Prison Band to Swirl How (802m), before turning N to pass Great Carrs. We'll then descend via Wet Side Edge into the Greenburn Valley, to follow Greenburn itself down into the Little Langdale Valley. After that we'll pass above Atkinson Coppice and pass Knotts, before dropping down to High Tilberthwaite Farm. From there it's only about ¼ of a mile, along the lane, back to the cars.
Distance: 8 miles (12.9 km)
Total Ascent: 720 metres (2362 ft.)
Highest Point: Swirl How - 802m (2631ft.)
Time: 5 / 6 hours
Grade: 3
Leader: Dan (on 01229 832840 [eves.] or 07919 831237)

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