A relatively small Wainwright (469m), but great views of surrounding Pike of Blisco, Langdale Pikes and Coniston Fells (subject to Lake District weather of course!).
Start: Elterwater – National Trust Car Park (There’s some free parking available just outside the village as well
OS Grid ref: NY 328047
Nearest Postcode: LA22 9HP
Meet 9.15am for a 9.30am start
Miles: Approx. 7 miles
Grade: Easy/Moderate – some small scrambly parts off Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike
Time: Approx. 4.5-5 hours
This is a circular walk. From the car park we head over the bridge towards Eltermere Hotel, following the road up through Sawrey’s Wood. We then follow the footpath through the disused quarries and onto the ridge which takes in Lingmoor Fell (469m). After reaching the summit, we follow path towards Side Pike but not before squeezing through Fat Man’s Agony.
From Side Pike, head downhill towards Great Langdale campsite and follow the Cumbria Way along Great Langdale Beck back to Elterwater.
Please let Megan know on 07503913200 by 6pm on Saturday 19th.
The walk leader reserves the right to alter or cancel the walk due to weather conditions.