Range Walking Club
Sunday 21st June 1992-East Lake District-Shap
 
The walks this month are centred around Shap on the Eastern fringe of the Lake District. We leave school at 8.00 a.m. prompt, on Sunday, 21st June and hope to be back by 7.30 p.m. The cost of the walks remains the same at 4.00 for adults and 2.00 for children. Please return slip below with your cheque to Barbara Craine, School Office by Thursday, 11th June 1992. There will be a toilet stop on the outward journey at Tebay Service Station.

'A' Walk
Starting 2 miles south of Shap we follow lanes towards Wet Sleddale Reservoir before ascending the fells to its south, aiming for Grey Crag (Sleddale Fell on O.S. 497073, 2093') taking in along the way Sleddale Pike and Great Yarlside. We turn north towards Tarn Crag before following Mosedale Beck and Swindale Beck back towards Shap.

Distance: 15 miles
Ascent: 2600'
Leaders: Ian Blackwell and A.N. Other

'B'+ Walk
Starting at the junction of the A6 and B6261 our route takes us south of the Wet Sleddale Reservoir and then northwest past Sleddale Hall, up a short steep hillside. We then proceed to Swindale, an atractive valley, and swing northeast up and out of the valley to Tailbert, continuing east to Keld and finishing in Shap. If time permits a detour around Shap Abbey can be added.

Distance: 9½ miles
Ascent: 1100'
Leaders: David Wake and Ian Gilmour

'B' Walk
Starting in Shap, the walk proceeds west and the northwest through Rosgill, on to Naddle Bridge and south to Swindale. A choice of routes is available back to Shap depending on weather conditions etc.
 
Distance: 8½ miles
Ascent: approx. 1000'
Leaders: John McEvoy and Peter Lucas

'C' Walk
We start from the A6 near Shapbeck Gate and continue in a westerly direction towards Bampton Grange and on to Bampton. From here we head in a southeasterly direction following the river to Rosgill and then through Abbey Park, turning northeastwards back to the village of Shap. Easy walking.

Distance: approx. 7½ miles
Leaders: Joyce and Bob Blackwell