Walkers’ guide finished

October 28, 2012

Walker on Hindscarth

Walker on Hindscarth. The Scafell Pike range (with Great End to far left) and Great Gable in the background. Picture taken on walk 54.

I’ve finally finished my Walkers’ Guide, aimed to provide information to anyone wanting to walk the Lakes by public transport. There is a page of general information and then one about specific destinations in the Lakes. Plus I’ve added some information on weather, nature and – very useful this one – pubs.

Enjoy! If you find the information useful, tell others about it…

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Crummock Water and sunbeams

View of Crummock Water, today

I had one logistically difficult walk left – difficult because I had to do it before the necessary bus disappears for the winter in a couple of weeks time, and not much option as to when. I took a stab at it today and got rather wet and tired for my pains, but I have done it: walk 67 saw me bag the last two fells from Wainwright’s volume 7, The Western Fells – Mellbreak and Hen Comb – and thus leave myself only with peaks that can be bagged at any day of the year. Tough walk today though, a lot harder than I thought it would be.

As of today then, I have bagged 207 of the 214 Wainwright fells, thus have 7 to go. I have walked a total of 685.96 miles and ascended approximately 199,563 feet.