Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Our lift to Barra

Finally, 3 days late, our ferry to Barra is ready to sail. Outer Hebrides here we come.

Climbing the Cobbler

Our ferry to Barra has been cancelled due to gale force winds so we had time on our way to Oban to do some exploring. We climbed Ben Arthur also known as The Cobbler.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Walk to Keswick April 2015

On 24th - 26th April we walked from our house to Keswick.
This is the journey in 2km sections.


2km (Bowston)
 4km (Hagg Wood next to the River Kent)

6km (Staveley Bridge)
 8km (A591 near Ings)

10km (Grassgarth Lane, Ings)
12km (High House)
 14km (Above Borran's reservoir)

 16km (The Howe, Troutbeck)

18km (Troutbeck)

20km (Town End)

22km (High Skelghyll)

24km (Jenkin's Crag)

26km (Ambleside)

Our accomodation for the night, Eller Bank.

Setting off day 2.

28km (A591 path to Rydal)

30km (Rydal, start of Coffin Route)

32km (Nab Scar)

34km (Easdale Road, Grasmere)

36km (Far Easdale Ghyll)

38km (Ferngill Crag)

40km (Greenup Edge)

42km (Lining Crag)

44km (Stonethwaite Fell)

46km (Stonethwaite)

48km (our 2nd nights accomodation.  Longthwaite Youth Hostel).

50km (Cumbria Way, Rosthwaite)

52km (Cumbrian Way, beside Castle Crag)

54km (River Derwent, Hollow's Farm)

56km  (Derwent Water South End)

58km (Near Hawse End)

60km (Derwent Bay, Catbells behind)

62km (Portinscale Bridge)
Finish at the Moot Hall in Keswick.  64km.