FOOTLOOSE WALKS PROGRAMME

JULY - SEPTEMBER 2017


JULY 2017

Sunday

 2 July

10:00 am

 WALK:  Little Man, Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell

GRADE/MILES ETC:  Hard 9 miles 2,300 ft

START POINT:  Latrigg car park NY 281 254

Sarah

 

Thursday

6 July

6:30 pm

 

 

EVENING WALK and PICNIC:  Holehird Gardens Windermere Meet in the car park, bring a picnic and walk around the gardens. If weather is bad, then just come and do the walk.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy

START POINT: Holehird Gardens Car Park
NY 410 008

Sue Brearley

Sunday

9 July

10:00 am

WALK: Lingmoor Circuit from Elterwater          

Bad weather alternative available            

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate  8.5 miles   Total ascent  1700ft          

START POINT: Britannia Inn Elterwater

Parking at Walthwaite Bottom Car Park north of village (free) NY 329 050 or at

NT Car Park  Elterwater village NY 329 047

Jean Savage

Thursday

13 July

6:30 pm

EVENING WALK: Annual Fish and Chip Supper Walk

GRADE/MILES ETC: 5 miles Easy

START POINT: Arnside Fish Shop SD 457 789

Heather Park

Sunday

16 July

10:00 am

WALK: Pooley Bridge to Patterdale via Aira Force

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 11 miles

START POINT: Meet car park opposite Patterdale Hotel  NY 397 159 (pay car park) for Bus 508 at 10.20 to Pooley Bridge start  unless you want to work out your own transport arrangements remembering that you may finish walk at opposite end of lake to your car !!!

Jean Savage

Monday

17 July

9:30 am

WALK: Patterdale to Pooley Bridge via Howtown

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 10 Miles

START POINT: Meet car park opposite Patterdale Hotel  NY 397 159 (pay car park)

Bus back from Pooley Bridge 15.50 latest

Jean Savage

Sunday

3 July

10:00 am

WALK: Wetherlam, Tilberthwaite , return via Hole Rake

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 7-8 miles

START POINT: lane behind Ruskin Museum leading to copper mines SD 301 978

Pauline Jackson

Sunday

30 July

10:00 am

WALK: Whernside from Ribblehead

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 8 miles

START POINT: Meet at junction of B6479 & B6255 – free lay-bys just east of the viaduct.  SD 765 792

Simon Hughes


AUGUST 2017

Sunday

6 August

10:00 am

 

WALK:  Scafell, via Great Moss, Cam Spout, Foxes Tarn, Scafell, and Slight Side. 

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate to hard.  9 Miles, 3000ft ascent.   Some scrambling but little exposure

START POINT: Foot of Hardknott Pass, Verge side parking
NY 210 012

John & Enid

Sunday

13th August

10:00am

 

WALK: Beacon Tarn via Great Burney, Little Burney, Giants Grave, and Blawith Knott. Return along Cumbria Way.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 10 Miles

START POINT: Turn right off the A5092 Greenodd to Grizebeck road, after approx 200 metres  park on grass verge opposite path to Great Burney.
SD 259 853.

Paul Holroyd

Sunday

20 August

10:00 am

WALK: Rusland Heights, Boretree Tarn, High Dam

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy to moderate – 6-7 miles.

START POINT: Meet at Newby Bridge, Lay-by opposite Swan Hotel.  SD 369 864

Simon Hughes

Sunday

27 August

10:00 am

WALK: Langdale Pikes

 GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate/Hard 8 miles 2,800ft Ascent.

START POINT: NT New Dungeon Gill car park
NY 294 064

John Lee


SEPTEMBER 2017

Sunday

3 September

10:00 am

 

WALK:  Settle, Smearsett Scar and Feizor

GRADE/MILES ETC:  easy / mod 9 miles

START POINT:  Meet by Car park in Settle, just past the Railway Bridge, opposite Parish Church 
SD 819 638

Phil Walker

Sunday

10 September

10:00 am

 

WALK: Upper Esk Valley & The Great Moss from Brotherilkekd

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 9.5 miles

START POINT:   Brotherilkeld (Foot of Hardknott Pass) Roadside parking NY 210 011

Jim Nicholson

Sunday

17 September

10:00 am

 

WALK: Bradleyfields, Cunswick Scar, Scout Scar, Helsington, Barrows.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy/Moderate 9-10 miles

START POINT: Grass Verge on Brigsteer Rd
SD 503918

Sue Brearley & Heather Park

Sunday

24 September

10:00 am

 

WALK: Crinkle Crags via Three Tarns

Possible Meal afterwards in NDG

GRADE/MILES ETC:  Moderate/Hard 8 miles & 2800ft

START POINT: NT Car park New Dungeon Ghyll
NY 295 064

Tony & Kathy Mayo