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

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

10:00 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

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