Lancaster (5.30pm set off) - canal path to Carnforth - Warton (puncture repair) - Yealands - Storth - Heversham - Lyth Valley - Bowness (fish and chips) - ferry - West side Windermere to Ambleside - Rothay Park - Grasmere - Dunmail raise - Thirlspot (last orders outside with the midges!) - Bivvy at Castle Rock car park (12pm)
Our bivvy at Castle Rock car park
7am - after a very muggy night (do you sleep with the vent open in the bivvy bag and get eaten by midges or shut it and suffer from stifling heat and lack of oxygen?) set off via St Johns in the Vale to Threlkeld - C2C cycle path to Keswick (breakfast) - Bassenthwaite - Caldbeck (tea and bacon sandwiches) - long ascent followed by fast descent to Dalston - Cycle path to Carlisle. Arrived 11.30am. 98.2 miles 8 hours 2 mins riding.
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