FOOTLOOSE WALKS PROGRAMME
APRIL to JUNE 2019


APRIL 2019

Sunday

7 April

10:00 am

WALK: Longsleddale & Kentmere Pike from Sadgill

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 8 miles (13 km)

START POINT: Start from Sadgill in Longsleddale
NY 483 056

Jim Nicholson

Sunday

14 April

10:00 am

WALK: Ravenstonedale / Potts Valley Circuit   

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 12 miles

START POINT: Ravenstonedale off the A685 Parking at T junction or near St Oswalds Church. NY 723 043

Jean Savage

 

Sunday

(Easter Sunday)

21 April

10:00 am

WALK: Farleton Circuit (No meal in the Pub afterwards)

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 10 miles

START POINT: SD 528 798

Sue Brearley

and
Libby Simpson

Sunday

28 April

10:00 am

 

 

WALK: Winster Sky LIne

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy / Moderate 9 miles (15km) 1,300 ft (400m) of ascent

START POINT: Birks Road / Ghyll Head Road  junction SD 402 915 on East side of Windermere
Note - Parking is limited - Please ensure that if you are coming you arrange to share a vehicle with someone else who is coming.  There is only room for 6/7 cars.

Norman French & Claire Black



 

 MAY 2019

Sunday

5 May

10:00 am

 

 

WALK: Grisedale Tarn – Dollywaggon Pike - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn- Return via Wynthburn Forest.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Hard 8 Miles

START POINT: A591 South bound, Layby with AA phone box at the top of Dunmail Raise. NY 328 114 parking limited so share lifts

John Doffegnies

Sunday

12 May

10:00 am

 

WALK: Patterdale, Place Fell return along Ullswater Shore

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 8 miles 5 hours

START POINT: Parking opposite Patterdale Hotel
NY 396 159

Simon Hughes

Sunday

19 May

10:00 am

WALK:  A circuit of Coniston Old Man via Walna Scar Road Levers Water and the Copper Mine Valley from Torver

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 9 miles

START POINT: Torver SD 285 945

Lynne Horne

Wednesday

22 May


ORIENTEERING - Cancelled Due to Lack of support

Cliff Etherden

& Norman French

Sunday

26th May

09:30 am

(note time change) 

 

WALK: Eskdale Circuit

GRADE/MILES ETC: Strenuous 12miles and 4500ft climb.

Slight side, Scafel, Scafel Pike, Esk Hause, Charnley Crag, Lingcove Bridge.

START POINT: Road Parking 1.5 mile East of Eskdale YH. NY 212 011

Cliff Etherden

Isobel Williamson

Sunday

26th May

10:00 am

 

WALK: (Alternative Walk)
Seatle, Ayside Area

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 6 miles – Lots of Stiles

START POINT: Entrance to Whitestones Caravan Park SD 391 841

Kathy Mayo

Thursday

30 May

6:00 pm

WALK: Fish & Chip Walk – Arnside

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy ?? miles

START POINT: Arnside Chippy SD 458 789

Libby Simpson

& Sue Brearley

 

 JUNE 2019

Sunday

2 June

Meet at 10.15 for 10.25 No 508 bus

WALK: Ullswater Way Pooley Bridge to Glenridding.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Undulating Easy to Moderate, 9.5 miles

START POINT: Glenridding Bus Shelter NY 388 169 for Number 508 Bus to Pooley Bridge (or join in Kendal).

Tony Mayo

Thursday

6 June

6:00 pm

WALK: Haversham / Hincaster

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 5½ Miles

START POINT: Haversham Hotel SD 495 834

Sue Brearley

Sunday

9 June

10.30 am

(note time change) 

WALK: Mungrisdale Bowscale Fell and Bannerdale Crags

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate 6 miles 4-5 hours

START POINT: Mungrisdale parking at side of the road NY 365 303

Simon Hughes

Sunday

16 June

10:00 am

WALK: Wetherlam via Wetherlam Edge; Hole Rake back to Tilberthwaite.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate / Hard 6 miles; 800 metres ascent and some scrambling over rocks on the route up

START POINT: Tilberthwaite car park at NY 306 009

John Lee

Wednesday

19 June

6:30 pm

 

WALK: Allithwaite to Humphrey Head

GRADE/MILES ETC: About 5 miles

I will try to get permission to use the car park nearer the time.

START POINT: The Pheasant Inn SD 387 763. Permission will be sought to use the car park nearer the time.

Ken Shaw

Sunday

23 June

 

 

WALK: High Spy and Maiden Moor via Newlands Beck with splendid views of Derwentwater, and the Newlands Valley.
Little Town, Goldscope Lead Mines, Castlenook Mine, Dalehead Tarn, High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hause Gate, Brunt Crag, Little Town.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Moderate with a short steep climb in the middle section. 6.5 miles, 2,400ft of ascent

START POINT: Little Town Car Park at NY 232 194

Derwent Donaldson

Thursday

27 June

6:00 pm

WALK: Farleton Knott

GRADE/MILES ETC: Easy 4 miles

START POINT: Holm Park farm layby. SD 540 794

Roy Garriock

Sunday

30 June

10:00 am

 

 

WALK: Red Screes, via Stockghyll, Middle Grove, High Grove, Kirkstone Pass, Red Screes summit, and Snarker Pike.

This is Wainwright’s favourite Red Screes circuit!

NB Some Scrambling will be involved.

GRADE/MILES ETC: Hard / Moderate 9 miles. 2400ft

START POINT: Outside Gaynors - Ambleside. Grid NY 377 045

John & Enid