Walk Sunday 4th March

Grizedale and Deepdale
Moderate – hard, about 16km, 3000ft ascent
Flat walk up Grizedale leads us to the east ridge of Nethermost, a steep ascent of which gives access to the Helvellyn ridge (we will visit the summit time allowing). South over Dollywaggon to Grizedale tarn then a short climb to Deepdale Hause leads to a long decsent through Deepdale.
Starting point is the car park at the George Starkey Hut in Patterdale (grid ref 397160), on the right as you drive north through the village.
Some very mild scrambling, but no major difficulty. I am a slow walker so the pace will be easy for anyone to keep up with. We will be out high, so please come prepared with full waterproofs and warm clothes. NO JEANS AND PLEASE BRING A TORCH.

Grade: 4
Meeting time: 8.30 AT THE LOWWOOD HOTEL

9 AM AT THE START IN PATTERDALE G R ABOVE

Walk for Sunday 25th February

Yewbarrow and Beck HeadWoodland and low fell walk in the beautiful valleynear Witherslack. Great views without much exertionbut be prepared for mud! Route takes in Yewbarrowfell, Halecat and Beck Head, starting from Witherslackschool. Chance to head to Masons Arms at StrawberryBank at the end.Approx 6/7 miles. Grade 2Meet Morrisons Car Park, Kendal 10.30 or by wallbordering Witherslack School at approx 10.50 (GridRef SD436860)for any more information Contact Lucy 01539 739951 or 07929125587

WALK FOR 18th FEB

These are the walk details for 18th feb. Starting at The High Cross Inn, Broughton in Furness, LA20 6ES, Tel no 01229 716272. We can either car share or leave some cars in the car park,(permission kindly granted by the owner of the establishment).Meet at 10.30am at the car park, leave at 10.45. The walk itself is very easy but taking in some lovely views of the Duddon. I decided to start from the pub as parking spaces are limited up on Corney fell. We will be walking for a couple of hours with lunch along the way so better make that three Please contact Rachel for more information if required, also to let her know if you will be going,

SUMMITT GOOD PLANNING MEETING 3rd FEBRUARY

SuMMitt Good planning meeting (bring a pudding) to be held at James and Fiona’s in Kendal. Everybody welcome from 7.30 pm on Saturday 3rd February This meeting is to plan future walks from march to august 2007 If you cannot make this meeting and would like to lead a walk then contact me with some dates and a brief walk description so i can put you down at the meeting for that walk. If you are new or not confident to lead a walk, please forward some ideas for walks you would like somebody else to lead on your behalf. We will also try to resolve the problem with the website. For address in Kendal contact James or Fiona on 01539 73 14 81 Please make an effort to attend.

WALK FOR SUNDAY 28th JANUARY

Morecambe Bay & Lancaster Canal Walk Description: An easy level walk over pastures, marshland, shore paths and tow paths. From Carnforth we walk to Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve, then into Hest Bank, returning along the Lancaster Canal through Bolton Le sands to Carnforth. Start: 11 AM GR 492696 Landranger 97, In layby 1 mile south of carnforth on canal side of A6 Distance: 6 miles Time: 3 hours Grade : 1 Leader: Becky 0777 398 6512 or 01539 444156

WALK FOR SUNDAY 21st JANUARY 2007 – Whinfell Ridge and Borrowdale

Whinfell Ridge and Borrowdale ( and possibly Whinash)
Situated between Kendal and Tebay this walk covers some quieter fells just outside the National Park. Starting at Huck`s Bridge and following the ridge up Ashstead Fell (469m) Mabbin Crag (482) Castle Fell (478) and Whinfell Beacon (472), then dropping down past the mast ( just visible from Kendal) to Borrowdale and following the river back up to Huck`s Bridge. There may be the option of returning back along Whinash ( 471) ridge instead, depending on time and legs.
Distance: 13km/8miles
Time: 5-6 hours
Car Share: Meet at Morrisons, A6 Kendal at 9.00
Start: Huck`s Bridge ( G.R.NY553038) on A6 about 8 miles north of Kendal 9.30
CONTACT ALISTER FOR MORE DETAILS 07761 433 437