Sun 15 Feb – Loughrigg Fell and Tarn

Start Point: Roadside parking beside the River Rothay / Rothay Park, Ambleside
(G.R. NY 371 044 @ 10.00)
Description: We’ll walk, from beside the Rothay, up, past Lily Tarn, onto the S end of Loughrigg Fell. After reaching the trig. point at the summit (335m), we’ll descend (beside a wall) to the lane at the ‘back’ of Red Bank. After turning L, we follow the lane only for 250m’ish to a footpath on the L. We follow that around the N side of Loughrigg Tarn to a path / b-way jcn. We turn L then follow the b-way all the way back to the lane beside the Rothay.
Distance: 5 miles (8 km)
Total Ascent: 425 metres (1395 ft.)
High Point: Loughrigg Fell – 335 metres (1100 ft.)
Time: 4 hours
Grade: Moderate (?)
Leader: Dan (on 01229 832 840 or 07919 831 237)
You MUST let Dan know you are coming by the preceding evening (Saturday), at the latest! If no-one has contacted Dan on Saturday, the walk will be cancelled.

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