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May 03 2014

Walk 83 – The Kentmere Horseshoe

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell (Mardale), Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts from Kentmere: With our annual Easter walking weekend fading into the past it was time to focus firmly on the final build up to our Lyke Wake Walk challenge…

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Apr 08 2012

Walk 48: Kings & Queens of the Castle

Castle Crag from Rosthwaite: Day three of our “Wainwright weekend” began at a more relaxed pace than the first two days. The reason for this was more to do with the agreement made the previous night that we would take stock in the morning, rather than the late start be forced on us due to hangovers.

Apr 07 2012

Walk 47: Saddle Up

Bowscale Fell, Bannerdale Crags, Mungrisdale Common, Blencathra & Souther Fell from Mungrisdale: My legs were a little stiff after the previous days excursion, but I felt good to go as we had some breakfast at Badger Towers whilst deciding on the route for today. The weather forecast for the weekend had suggested it would get worse with each passing day but the local news the night before had offered some hope.

Apr 06 2012

Walk 46: Kid You Knott

The Knott, Rampsgill Head, High Raise & Kidsty Pike from Hartsop: At Easter last year the Badgers spent the four day weekend walking the 52 miles of the Herriot Way and having a great time in the process. As that was such a success we had decided six months ago that we would do something this Easter too.

May 28 2011

Walk 30: The Langdale Pikes

Thorn Crag (not intended), Loft Crag (almost), Pike o’ Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Thunacar Knott & Pavery Ark from New Dungeon Ghyll: Two weeks earlier we had started our Lake District adventure with a wonderful visit to walk the Fairfield Horseshoe, but today’s walk seemed even more impressive each time I researched it on the internet during the build-up.

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