Halls fell ridge 

I have been wanting to do this route up to Blencathra all year. Hall’s Fell Ridge, topping out at the highest point of Blencathra, is as Wainwright describes: “For active walkers and scramblers, this route is positively the finest way to any mountain top in the district” – a very high accolade indeed.Ray our poet … More Halls fell ridge 

Fell time fun

With terrible weather (yes I’m a fair weather walker judge away) and being a social butterfly I had not been fell walking since May.  So with a favourable forecast I text my friend Ria to see what Wainwrights she still had to do. Fellbarrow in the western fells was her penultimate one so that was … More Fell time fun

The final one

I could hardly believe that the day had arrived to complete our round of the Wainwrights. For those of you who don’t know what the “Wainwrights” are, they’re a group of 214 Lakeland mountain summits. These are depicted in Wainwrights guides broken down into 7 books each representing an area of the Lake District.

Desolate Western Fells

The weather gods have not been playing fair recently which is not good for a fair weather hiker. But a better weather forecast in the west was perfect for ticking off a few fells. The fells in mind were Grike, Crag fell and Lank Rigg.