- Range Walking Club
- Sunday 18th July 1993-Lake
- The last walk before the summer recess takes us into the
beautiful Langdale Valley in the Lake District - an area
affording magnificent scenery and several opportunities
for high class walks. Sunday, 18 July is the designated
date and the coach will be leaving school as usual at 8.00
a.m. prompt and returning by 8.00 p.m. The cost of travel is
£4.00 for adults and £2.00 for children and students
(under 18 years of age). Please complete the attached
slip and return it with cheque (not cash) to the school
office by Thursday, 8 July.
- 'A' Walk
- This walk, with its variety and various climbs, will
appeal to all strong walkers - altogether an exhilarating experience. Starting at New Dungeon Ghyll we walk up
Langdale and ascend between Crinkle Crags and Bowfell via
the less used route of Hell Ghyll - some easy scrambling
involved. We then traverse Bowfell to Esk Pike and down
to Angle Tam crossing Stake Pass before climbing to Pike
O' Stickle thence via Loft Crag to Harrison Stickle and
descend behind New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel to the waiting
- Distance: 11½ miles
- Ascent: 4000'
- Leaders: Ian Mitchell and Dave Luty
- 'B'+ Walk
- Starting at New Dungeon Ghyll the route takes us
south-west up Redacre Gill past Kettle Crag on to Pike of
Blisco (2200'). The climb up is strenuous but will be
taken at a slow pace. We then descend south-eastwards
down Wrynose Beck on to a road before proceeding
northwards past Blea Moss and Blea Tarn and Side Pike and
down to The Old Hotel before proceeding eastwards back to
New Dungeon Ghyll.
- Distance: 9½ miles
- Ascent: 2800'
- Leaders: Dave Wake and Ian Gilmour
- 'B' Walk
- The party alights at Skelwith Bridge and walks via
Elterwater to the village of like name. We then ascend to
the summit of Silver Howe before heading west to Blea
Rigg. Continuing south we progress towards Pavey Ark
where options for extending the walk exist (if required).
Descent is via Dungeon Ghyll to the car park. A
delightful walk with most of the ascent out of the way by
- Distance: 7½ miles
- Ascent: 1500' (in easy stages)
- Leaders: Phil Morgan and Roger McDonald
- 'C' Walk
- A circular walk from Skelwith Bridge. The route takes us
by riverside and woodland past Colwith Force and High
Park. We join a track known locally as 'the mountain
road' and eventually reach a view of Tarn Hows. Our
return route takes us along the slopes of Black Crag from
which there are excellent views of the Langdale Peaks.
- Distance: 7¾ miles
- Ascent: 500'
- Leaders: Bob and Joyce Blackwell