- Range Walking Club
- Sunday 20th October 1991-North Lake
- Our next walk on Sunday, October 20th, takes us to the
beautiful North-east corner of the Lake District, centred
around Ullswater/Pooley Bridge. There are four walks to
choose from. Please note that at this time of year
conditions on the fells can change rapidly, warm clothes,
hat, gloves etc. should be carried. The coach will leave
school at 8.00 a.m. prompt, returning by 7.30 p.m. There
will be a short toilet stop (not for drinks) at Burton
Services on the outward journey. Please return slip with
cheque (not cash if possible) to Barbara Craine, school
office by Thursday, 10th October 1991.
Starts at the Kirkstone Inn and climbs N.E. to Caudale
Moor and Stony Cove Pike (763m) 418101. We then descend
Eastwards into Thresthwaite Mouth before a sharp pull up
to Thornthwaite Crag. Our route North then follows the
course of High Street Roman Road which takes in High
Street (828m) 441111, High Raise (802m), Red Crag, Wether
Hill, Loadpot Hill, descending all the way to our finish
at Pooley Bridge.
Distance: 15 miles
- Ascent: 2500'
- Leaders: Ian Blackwell and ? TBA
Starts at Hartsop and ascends via Hayeswater onto Knott
(2423'), thence joining High Street at Rampsgill Head
(2581'). We then turn Northwards and on to High Raise
(2654'), Weather Hill (2210') and start a. long descent
via the ridge visiting Loadpot Hill (2201') Bouscale Pike
(1718') and Arthurs Pike (1747') From here we drop down
into Pooley Bridge. A fine ridge walk with extensive
views all round.
Distance: 11 miles
- Ascent: 2750'
Leaders: Dave Luty and Arthur Jones
Sets off from Patterdale and heads Eastwards up to
Boredale Hause. Turning Northwards we climb gently onto
Beda Fell (1664') before continuing Northwards along the
ridge descending near Knicklethorns and onto the lane
taking us to Howtown. From here the route crosses fields
below Swarth Fell before joining the lakeside path
alongside Ullswater and thence to Pooley Bridge.
Distance: 9½ miles
- Ascent: 1200'
Leaders: Phil Morgan and Eileen Morgan
Begins at Pooley Bridge and gently climbs across the
flanks of Heughscar Hill and Askham Fell to Helton. We
then proceed via riverside path through woods and meadows
to Askham. Turning West we then follow field paths and
country roads back to Pooley Bridge.
Distance: 7½ miles
- Ascent: 650'
- Leaders: Bob Hutt and Dave Griffiths