FOOTLOOSE WALKS PROGRAMME
JULY to SEPTEMBER 2019

 JULY 2019

Sunday

7 July

10:00 am

DOUBLE DECKER

START POINT: NT Car Park NNW of Crag House
NY 173 173

WALK 1: Haystacks & Fleetwith Pike – Buttermere / Scarth Gap Pass / Innominate Tarn / Dubbs Quarry
A Wainright favourite

GRADE/MILES ETC: Hard 8½ Miles
2,700 ft – some slight scrambling on Haystacks and decent of Fleetwith Edge

WALK 2: Crummock Water Circumnavigation

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 7 miles

Suggest After Walk meal in Fish Inn in exchange for free Parking – Overnight stay in Buttermere Youth Hostel?

 

 


Tony & Kathy Mayo

 




John Lee

Sunday

14 July

10:00 am

WALK: Sleddale Hall, then over into Swindale, Mosedale Force, and back over to Wet Sleddale.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Medium/Hard, 9 miles, 1700ft due to terrain.

START POINT: Wet Sleddale Car Park, NY 554 114

John Doffegnies

Sunday

21 July

10:00 am

WALK: Gummers How and Cartmel Fell from Barrow Banks

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy/Moderate 12 Miles, 2,100 ft

START POINT: Barrow Banks Car Park
(off the A 590) SD 382 852

John Lee

Thursday

25 July

6:00 pm

WALK: Haverthwaite Heights

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 4 Miles (Approx)

START POINT: Lane Ends Haverthwaite
SD 382 843

Isobel Williamson

Sunday

28 July

10:00 am

WALK: From Seathwaite, Broad Haws, Seathwaite Dam, Levers Hause, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, the off piste (approximately Foul Mart, Troutal Fell, Little Blake Rigg, ) Brow Side, Throng Close, Tarn Beck and back to Seathwaite.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 10 miles 3,140 ft

START POINT: Car park just north of the Newfield Inn Seathwaite SD 229 960

Derwent Donaldson

 

 AUGUST 2019

Sunday

4 August

 

WALK: Skelwith Bridge, Loughrigg Tarn, Slaters Bridge, Colwith Force.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy/Moderate 8 miles

START POINT: B5342 near its junction with A593,
NY 344 035

Ken Shaw

Thursday

8 August

6:00 pm

WALK: Bigland Tarn from Haverthwaite

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 4½ Miles (Approx)

START POINT: Haverthwaite opposite School
SD 354 844

John Lee

Sunday

11 August

10:00 am

WALK: Staveley – Swallows Circuit

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 12 Miles

START POINT: Mill Yard Staveley (Wilfs) SD 473 982

Jean Savage

Sunday

18 August

10:00 am

WALK:  Blawith, including Beacon Tarn and The Beacon (optional)

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 7 miles

START POINT: Water Yeat Village Hall SD 288 892

Deb Middleton

Sunday

25 August

9:30 am

WALK: St John’s in the Vale Youth Centre, Yew Tree Farm, Wanthwaite, Old Coach Road to Hausewell Brow, White Pike, Clough Head, Great Dodd, Watson’s Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Stanah – return to car park.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Hard 12 Miles 3,600 ft, A steep ascent of Clough Head and steep descent to Stanah

START POINT: Legburthwaite Car Park NY 318 195 (Free parking)

Derwent Donaldson



SEPTEMBER 2019

Sunday

1 September

10:00 am

WALK: A Circumnavigation of Derwent Water

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 9½ Miles

START POINT: Kettlewell National Trust Car Park
NY 266 195 (South East corner of Derwent Water)

Jim Nicholson

Sunday

8 September

10:00 am

WALK: Helm Crag from Grasmere

GRADE/MILES ETC: MODERATE 8 miles

START POINT: Front of Heaton Cooper gallery on green NY 337 076

Simon Hughes

Sunday

15 September

10:00 am

WALK:  Winder and various Howgills

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate, 7 miles, 2500 ft ascent

START POINT: Meet at Sedbergh TIC SD 659 922

Sarah Walker

Sunday

22 September

10:00 am

WALK: High Dam, Satterthwaite,

Lots of ups and downs

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 10.5 miles

START POINT: Pay and Display car park, Finsthwaite SD 368 882

Cliff Etherden

Isobel Williamson

Sunday

29 September

WALK:  NO WALK – HARTINGTON WEEKEND

 

 

 

Forthcoming Events

Thursday 5th September 2019 

Walks Planning meeting Derby Arms 7:15pm, let Derwent know if you wish to book a meal. (wenty2d@yahoo.co.uk)

 

Sunday 29th September 2019 to Wednesday 2nd October 2019

20th Anniversary Celebration and walks, Hartington Youth Hostel, this event is fully booked

 

Sunday 24th November 2019, Circa 4pm

AGM and Christmas meal, at the Old Mill, Bardsea, nr Ulverston. Cost £20 for 3 courses, £17.50 for 2 courses, time and further details to be released.

 

Tuesday 21st April 2020 – Thursday 30th April 2020

Walking holiday in Sardinia.