June 2018 Newsletter web
There was a low turn out for the meet, which we can blame on the appalling forecast for the weekend. Attendees – Andrew Dyson, Peter Haigh, Lynn and Alan Moss (+ Richard Moss and Hannah on Saturday and Sunday) Andrew drove up on Thursday night to take advantage of the weather! He and Lynn walked …
The cracks that appeared around the top LH side of the N Crag in 2011-12 have widened dramatically in the past weeks, possibly as a result of the recent (6/3/18) “earthquake” at Grasmere – See FRCC website
Friday’s forecast was good so headed to Tilberthwaite to climb Wetherlam, Swirl How, The Carrs then back via Little Langdale – perfect weather but cold Saturday was not so good – the cloud was down and it was drizzling. Lynn, Neil and I set off from Threlkeld towards Skiddaw House, crossed the river about 1k …
Outdoor Gear Lab – back packing tent review
Review of camping devises from outdoor gear lab.
Christmas 2018 is already approaching. Dennis Chapman is looking to book the Bishopdale Bunkhouse, Thoralby, Bishopdale, North Yorkshire (www.thestreetheadinn.co.uk/old-school-bunkhouse.php). Let Dennis know ASAP
Meet is being coordinated by Nigel Calaghan.
Hopefully conditions will improve. Nigel has offered to provide a meal on Saturday evening …………
Film at the link below: http://bit.ly/2l8HFRY
High St Winter walk from the southern en d of Haweswater to Nan Bield Pass then Mardale Bell, Thornthwaite Beacon, High St, Kidsty Pike and back Thornthwaite Beacon Bleawater Tarn High St From Kidsty Pike looking West Haweswater