Recent Walks

Dow Grag from Fell Gate


17th August 2019

ASCENT: 1,950 Feet - 596 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: Dow Crag
ROUTE: Fell Gate - Boo Tarn - Cove Bridge - Top of Walna Scar Road - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Goats Hawse - Goats Water - The Cove - Fell Gate
 

Scafell Pike and Lingmell from Wasdale Head


8th August 2019
ASCENT: 3,804 Feet - 1,160 Metres
MILES: 6
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Scafell Pike - Lingmell
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Down-in-the-Dale - Lingmell Beck - Lingmell Gill - Brown Tongue - Hollow Stones - Mickledore - Scafell Pike - Lingmell Col - Lingmell - Lingmell Crag - Goat Crags - Down-in-the-Dale - Lingmell Beck - Wasdale Head
 

Walking the Birketts, Grisedale Pike by the North Ridge


2nd August 2019
ASCENT: 2,088 Feet - 802 Metres
MILES: 4
BIRKETTS: 2, Grisedale Pike - Hobcarton End
ROUTE: Comb Bridge - Hobcarton Plantation - Black Crag - Hobcarton End - Grisedale Pike - Sleet How - Hospital Plantation - Revelin Moss - Comb Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Gowbarrow Fell to Little Mell fell


20th July 2019
ASCENT: 2,200 Feet - 670 Metres
MILES: 8
BIRKETTS: 6, Green Hill (Gowbarrow Park) - Gowbarrow Fell - Great Meldrum - Little Meldrum - Watermillock Fell - Little Mell Fell
ROUTE: Park Brow - Aira Force - Bernard Pike - Green Hill (Gowbarrow Park) - Gowbarrow Fell - Great Meldrum - Little Meldrum - Watermillock Fell - The Hause - Little Mell Fell - The Hause - Road to Watermillock - Swinburn's Park - Memorial Seat - Aira Force - Park Brow
 

Walking the Birketts, Esk Pike, Bowfell and Crinkle Crags from Cockley Beck


13th July 2019
ASCENT: 3,345 Feet - 1,020 Metres
MILES: 9.5
BIRKETTS: 12, High Gait Crags - Pike de Bield - Esk Pike - Bowfell - Shelter Crags - Gunson Knott (Fifth Crinkle) - Fourth Crinkle - Third Crinkle - Long Top (Second Crinkle) - First Crinkle - Stonesty Pike - Little Stand
ROUTE: Cockley Beck Bridge - Mosedale - Lingcove Beck - High Gait Crags - Yeastyrigg Crags - Pike de Bield - Esk Pike - Ore Gap - Bowfell - Three Tarns - Shelter Crags - Gunson Knott (Fifth Crinkle) - Fourth Crinkle - Third Crinkle - Long Top (Second Crinkle) - First Crinkle - Stonesty Pike - Little Stand - Cockley Beck Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Blake Fell and Loweswater Fells East of Lamplugh


12th July 2019
ASCENT: 1,705 Feet - 520 Meters
MILES: 6
BIRKETTS: 7, Owsen Fell - Burnbank Fell - Loweswater End (Carling Knott) - Carling Knott - Blake Fell - Sharp Knott - High Hows
ROUTE: Lamplugh - Owsen Fell - Burnbank Fell - Loweswater End (Carling Knott) - Carling Knott - Blake Fell - Sharp Knott - Wisenholme Beck - High Hows - Lamplugh
 

A Riggindale Round


29th June 2019

ASCENT: 2,843 Feet - 867 Metres
MILES: 8.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, High Street - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pike
ROUTE: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Straights of Riggindale - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - Kidsty Howes - Riggindale Beck - The Rigg - Mardale Head
 

Grasmoor Direct


22nd June 2019
ASCENT: 3,384 Feet - 1,032 Metres
MILES: 6.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Grasmoor - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Hopegill Head - Whiteside
ROUTE: Lanthwaite Green - Grasmoor North West Ridge - Grasmoor End - Grasmoor - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Eel Crag - Coledale Hause - Sand Hill - Hopegill Head - Whiteside East Top - Gasgale Crags - Whiteside - Whin Benn - Liza Beck - Lanthwaite Green
 


Walks with a Theme

Here you can find a selection of walks that I have put together which include Long Distant Walks, Horseshoes or Traverse Walks. Most of these walks are walks done on the Lakeland Fells, however from time to time I do stray away to do walks outside the Lake District which can also be found here
Additional Fells of Lakeland
   
The Outlying Fells of Lakeland
   
Walking the Wainwrights in 30 walks
   
The Harry Griffin 2,000 Footers
   
Traverses, Edges and Rakes
   
Horseshoes and Rounds
   
Long Distance Day Walks
   
My Other Walks
 

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Welcome to sharkeysdream.co.uk

I share a passion like many others for the Lake District fells ever since I started my walking career close to ten years ago now I have always wanted to share my own personal experience with you.

My main aim has always been to deliver an accurateIdexaccount of the days events from fell, to page where I hope the enthusiasm that I felt on the day also relates back to the reader along with a sense of my own personality which I feel is important as a means of not detaching walker, from reader.

I hope all this makes some kind of sense, please feel free to contact me by using the email address provided at the bottom of the page.


Parking Overview Map



 

Find a walk from a choice of parking places from the Lakeland overview map.

 

The Lakeland Fells

Eastern Far Eastern
 
 
Central Southern
 
 
North Western Western
 
 
Northern Outlying Fells
 
 
The 214 Fells Map
 
 
The Wainwright Fells List
 
The Birkett Fells

The Complete Lakeland Fells
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 walks

A guide to completing the Wainwrights in 30 walks

 

The A.H Griffin 2,000 Footers


'The Harry Griffin Lakeland
 2,000 ft Summit Challenge'

 

Walking the Outlying Fells of Lakeland


The Outlying Fells of Lakeland
 

Stats

Year Walks Miles Ascent (ft)  
2019 34 226.7 85,967  
2018 51 346.43 146,356  
2017 54 439 131,930  
2016 54 570 176,302  
2015 48 490.6 156,537  
2014 49 442.1 112,389  
2013 47 446 116,617  
2012 40 464.1 124,688  
2011 41 344.4 107,504  
2010 34 279 90,689  
2009 19 110 46,762  
2008 5 43.3 15,030  
2007 2 5 1,328   
Total

479

4,230.83 1,313,029  
 
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