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Walking the Birketts, Over Seat Sandal to Fairfield

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14th October 2018
ASCENT: 2,862 Feet - 873 Metres
MILES: 6.2
BIRKETTS: 4, Seat Sandal - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur
ROUTE: Mill Bridge - Tongue Gill - Seat Sandal South Ridge - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - Brackenwife Knotts - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Tarn Crag East Ridge to Sergeant Man

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7th October 2018
ASCENT: 2,165 Feet - 660 Metres
MILES: 7.5
BIRKETTS: 3, Tarn Crag - Codale Head - Sergeant Man
ROUTE: A591 - Grasmere - Easedale Road - Goody Bridge - Sourmilk Gill - Tarn Crag East Ridge - Tarn Crag - Codale Head - Easedale Tarn - Sourmilk Gill - Easedale Road - Grasmere - A591
 

Walking the Birketts, Sticks Pass to Raise, White Side and Helvellyn

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29th September 2018
ASCENT: 3,303 Feet - 1,007 Metres
MILES: 7.5
BIRKETTS: 5, Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Brown Crag
ROUTE: Stanah - Sticks Pass - Raise - White Side - Helvellyn Lower Man - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - West Flank of White Side - Brown Crag - Fisherplace Gill - Stanah
 

Broad Slack and Wethelam from Elterwater

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22nd September 2018
ASCENT: 3,276 Feet - 999 Metres
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: Wetherlam
ROUTE: Elterwater - Elterwater Hall - Dale End - Little Langdale - Slater Bridge - Greenburn - Greenburn Reservoir - Broad Slack - Swirl Hawse - Wetherlam - Wetherlam Edge - Slater Bridge - Little Langdale - Dale End - Elterwater Hall - Elterwater
 

Walking the Birketts, Martindale Edge

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16th September 2018
ASCENT: 1,545 Feet - 471 Metres
MILES: 5
BIRKETTS: 4, Gawk Hill - Brownthwaite Crag - Pikeawassa (Steel Knotts) - Hallin Fell
ROUTE: Martindale New Church - Lanty Tarn - Martindale Old Church - Martindale Forest - Gawk Hill - Brownthwaite Crag - Pikeawassa (Steel Knotts) - Birkie Knott - Lanty Tarn - Hallin Fell - Martindale New Church
 

A Riggindale Round

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5th September 2018
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
 

Walking the Birketts, Mosedale Horseshoe

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4th September 2018
ASCENT: 3,430 Feet - 1,046 Metres
MILES: 8.1
BIRKETTS: 6, Looking Stead - Pillar - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Red Pike
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Mosedale - Gatherstone Beck - Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Red Pike - Dore Head - Dorehead Screes - Mosedale - Wasdale Head
 

Walking the Birketts, Blencathra by Sharp Edge (BLE 4A)

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1st September 2018
ASCENT: 2,788 Feet - 850 Metres
MILES: 5.4
BIRKETTS: 2, Atkinson Pike - Blencathra
ROUTE: Mousthwaite Comb - Mousthwaite Col - Scale Beck - Scales Tarn - Sharp Edge - Atkinson Pike - Blencathra - Hall's Fell Ridge - Gate Gill - Doddick Gill - Scaley Beck - Scales Farm - Mousthwaite Comb
 

Walking the Birketts, Bannerdale Horseshoe

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18th August 2018
ASCENT: 2,201 Feet - 671 Metres
MILES: 7
BIRKETTS: 4, Bowscale Fell East Top - Bowscale Fell - Bannerdale Crags - Souther Fell
ROUTE: Mungrisdale - Bowscale Fell East Top - Bowscale Fell - Top of Bannerdale Crags - Bannerdale Crags - White Horse Bent - River Glenderamackin - Mousthwaite Comb - Souther Fell South Top - Souther Fell - Mungrisdale
 

Walking the Birketts, Place Fell Round

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11th August 2018
ASCENT: 1,810 Feet - 552 Metres
MILES: 5.2
BIRKETTS: Low Birk Fell - Bleaberry Knott - The Knight - Place Fell - High Dodd - Sleet Fell
ROUTE: Sandwick - Scalehow Beck - Low Birk Fell - Smeathwaite - Bleaberry Knott - The Knight - Place Fell - High Dodd - Sleet Fell - Sleet Fell - Sandwick
 

Walking the Birketts, Bannisdale Horseshoe

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28th July 2018
ASCENT: 2,180 Feet - 664 Metres
MILES: 9.1
BIRKETTS: 8, Whiteside Pike - Todd Fell - Capplebarrow - Ancrow Brow - Long Crag (Bannisdale) - White Howe - Borrowdale Head - Lamb Pasture
ROUTE: Dryhowe Bridge - Whiteside Pike - Todd Fell - Capplebarrow - Ancrow Brow - Borrowdale Moss - Long Crag (Bannisdale) - White Howe - Borrowdale Head - Lamb Pasture - Dryhowe Bridge
 

Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike and Longsleddale from Mardale Head

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21st July 2018
ASCENT: 3,385 Feet - 1,032 Metres
MILES: 10.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Harter Fell (Mardale) - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts
ROUTE: Mardale Head - Small Water - Top of Nan Bield Pass - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Brown Howe - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Wray Crag - Longsleddale Pass - Sadgill - Longsleddale - Gatescarth Pass - Mardale Head
 

Walking the Birketts, Great Wood to High Seat

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7th July 2018
ASCENT: 1,940 Feet - 592 Metres
MILES: 6.6
BIRKETTS: 3, Walla Crag - Bleaberry Fell - High Seat
ROUTE: Great Wood - Cat Gill - Walla Crag - Top of Cat Gill - Bleaberry Fell - High Seat - Ashness Fell - Dodd - Ashness Bridge - Path below Falcon Crag - Great Wood
 

The Langdale Pike via Jack's Rake

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30th June 2018
ASCENT: 2,807 Feet - 856 Metres
MILES: 5.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Pavey Ark - Harrison Stickle - Pike O'Stickel - Loft Crag
ROUTE: Rossett Bridge - Stickle Barn - Stickle Ghyll - Stickle Tarn - Jack's Rake - Pavey Ark - Harrison Combe - Pike O'Stickle - Loft Crag - Pike Howe - New Dungeon Ghyll - Rossett Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Helm Crag to Steel Fell Horseshoe

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24th June 2018
ASCENT: 2,277 Feet - 694 Metres
MILES: 8.1
BIRKETTS: 4, Helm Crag - Gibson Knott - Calf Crag - Dead Pike (Steel Fell)
ROUTE: A591 - Butharlyp Howe - Easdale Road - Lancrigg - Helm Crag - Bracken Hause - Gibson Knott - Pike of Carrs - Calf Crag - Steel Fell Tarn - Steel Fell - Cotra Breast - Ghyll Foot - Underhelm - Easedale Road - Butharlyp Howe - A591
 

Walking the Birketts, The Kentmere Horseshoe

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15th June 2018
ASCENT: 3,724 Feet - 1,135Metres
MILES: 12.8
BIRKETTS: 9, Shipman Knotts - Goat Scar - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell - Mardale III Bell - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - III Bell - Yoke
ROUTE: Kentmere Church - High Lane - Longsleddale Pass - Shipman Knotts - Goat Scar - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell - Top of Nan Bield Pass - Mardale III Bell - Top of Hall Cove - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - III Bell - Yoke - Garburn Pass - Kentmere
 

Walking the Birketts, Branstree

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11th June 2018
ASCENT: 1,750 Feet - 533 Metres
MILES: 5
BIRKETTS: 4, Branstree - High Howes - Selside Pike - Brown Howe
ROUTE: Mardale - Rowantreethwaite Beck - Branstree North Ridge - Branstree - Artle Crag - Survey Pillar - High Howes - Captain Whelter Bog - Selside Pike - Selside End - Old Corpse Road - Brown Howe - Rowantreethwaite Beck - Mardale
 

Walking the Birketts, Seathwaite Fell, Allen Crags and Glaramara

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9th June 2018
ASCENT: 2,900 Feet - 899 Metres
MILES: 7
BIRKETTS: 7, Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack - Allen Crags - High House - Lincomb Head - Looking Stead - Glaramara
ROUTE: Seathwaite Farm - Stockly Bridge - Aaron Crags - Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack - Sprinkling Tarn - Esk Hause - Allen Crags - High House - Lincomb Head - Looking Stead - Glaramara - Hind Gill - Seathwaite Farm
 

Walking the Birketts, Scafell Pike via Pen, Scafell via Deep Gill SCA 2A

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27th May 2018
ASCENT: 3,904 Feet - 1,191 Metres
MILES: 10.7
BIRKETTS: 4, Pen - Scafell Pike - Scafell - Slight Side
ROUTE: Jubilee Bridge - Brotherilkeld - Great Moss - Little Narrowcove - Pen - Eskdale Cairn - Rough Crag - Scafell Pike - Mickeldore - Rakes Progress - Lord's Rake - West Wall Tarverse - Deep Gill - Symonds Knott - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Top of Cat Gill - Taw House Farm - Brotherilkeld - Jubiliee Bridge
 

Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side and the Glencoyne Traverse

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19th May 2018
ASCENT: 2,997 Feet - 914 Metres
MILES: 10
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Stybarrow Dodd - Hart Side
ROUTE: Stybarrow Crag – Glenridding – Greenside Mines – Top of Sticks Pass – Stybarrow Dodd – Hart Side – Birkett Fell – Glencoyne Traverse – Seldom Seen – Stybarrow Crag
 

Wansfell, Woundale & Red Screes from Ambleside.

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12th May 2018
ASCENT: 3,823 Feet - 1,161 Metres
MILES: 11.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Wansfell Pike - Red Screes
ROUTE: Ambleside - Skelghyll Wood - Kelsick Scar - Wansfell Pike - Baystones (Wansfell) - Idle Hill - Kirkstone Pass - Woundale - St Raven's Edge - Top of Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Snarker Pike - Kirkstone Road - Ambleside
 

Lingmell via Piers Gill

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7th May 2018
ASCENT: 2,600 Feet - 793 Metres
MILES: 5.7
WAINWRIGHTS: Lingmell
ROUTE: Miller Bridge - Borrans Park - A591 - Skelghyll Wood - Kelsick Scar - Wansfell Pike - Baystones (Wansfell) - Idle Hill - Kirkstone Pass - Broad End (Woundale) - St Raven's Edge - Top of Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Snarker Pike - Kirkstone Road - Ambleside - Miller Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Hartsop Horseshoe

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2nd May 2018
ASCENT: 2,812 Feet - 857 Metres
MILES: 6.2
BIRKETTS: 3, Hartsop Dodd - Stony Cove Pike - Gray Crag
ROUTE: Hartsop - Hartsop Dodd - Stony Cove Pike - Threshthwaite Mouth - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Path above Hayeswater Gill - Hartsop
 

Walking the Birketts, Over Carrock Fell, High Pike and Knott

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28th April 2018
ASCENT: 2,501 Feet - 763 Metres
MILES: 10.1
BIRKETTS: 9, Carrock Fell - Round Knott - Miton Hill - High Pike - Hare Stones - Great Lingy Hill - Little Lingy Hill - Knott - Coomb Height
ROUTE: Apronful of Stones - The Trough - Carrock Fell - Round Knott - Miton Hill - High Pike - Hare Stones - Great Lingy Hill - Little Lingy Hill - Knott - Coomb Height - River Caldew - Mosedale - Apronful of Stones
 

Walking the Birketts, Hope Gill Horseshoe

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21st April 2018
ASCENT: 2,442 Feet - 744 Metres
MILES: 6
BIRKETTS: 8, Dodd - Whiteside (East Top) - Whiteside (West Top) - Gasgale Crags - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Ladyside Pike - Swinside
ROUTE: Hope Beck - Dodd - Whiteside (East Top) - Whiteside (West Top) Gasgale Crags- Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Ladyside Pike - Swinside - Hope Beck
 

Walking the Birketts, Deepdale Horseshoe

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14th April 2018
ASCENT: 3,521 Feet - 1,073 Meters
MILES: 9.5
BIRKETTS: 9, Arnison Crag - Birks - Gavel Pike - St Sunday Crag - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Giil Crag (Hartsop above How) - Gale Crag
ROUTE: Patterdale - Oxford Crag - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - Gavel Pike - St Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Link Hause - Hart Crag - Giil Crag (Hartsop above How) - Gale Crag - Deepdale Bridge - Patterdale
 

Walking the Birketts, Bampton Fell above Haweswater

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7th April 2018
ASCENT: 1,096 Feet - 334 Metres
MILES: 4.8
BIRKETTS: Pinnacle Howe - Four Stones Hill - Bampton Fell
ROUTE: Burnbanks - Pinnacle Howe - Birkhouse Hill - Four Stones Hill - Bamptone Fell - Measand Beck - Burnbanks
 

Walking the Birketts, Knipe Scar

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7th April 2018
ASCENT: 548 Feet - 167 Metres
MILES: 3.3
BIRKETTS: Knipe Scar
ROUTE: Knipe Moor - Low Scar Side - Knipescar Common - Knipe Scar - Knipe Moor
 

Walking the Birketts, Dow Crag to White Pike Skyline

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1st April 2018
ASCENT: 2,481 Feet - 757 Metres
MILES: 8.8
BIRKETTS: 7, Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Walna Scar - White Pike - White Maiden - High Pike Haw
ROUTE: Fell Gate - Boo Tarn - The Cove - Goats Water - Goats Hawse - Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Top of Walna Scar Road - Walna Scar - White Pike - White Maiden - High Pike Haw - Ash Gill - Torver Beck - Walna Scar Road - Fell Gate
 

Walking the Birketts - Sleddale Fell

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30th March 2018
ASCENT: 2,162 Feet - 659 Metres
MILES: 6.3
BIRKETTS: 4, Tarn Crag (Sleddale Fell) - Harrop Pike - Grey Crag - Great Howe
ROUTE: Sadgill Bridge - Longsleddale - Brownhowe Bottom - Tarn Crag (Sleddale Fell) - Greycrag Tarn - Harrop Pike - Grey Crag - Great Howe - Sadgill Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts - Upper Eskdale Round

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24th March 2018
ASCENT: 2,798 Feet - 853 Metres
MILES: 8.8
BIRKETTS: 7, Border End - Hard Knott - Yew Bank - Throstlehow Crag - Scar Lathing - High Scarth - Silverybield
ROUTE: Top of Hard Knott Pass - Border End - Eskdale Needle - Hard Knott - Yew Bank - Lingcove Beck - Throstlehow Crag - Scar Lathing - River Esk - High Scarth - Silverybield - Damas Dubs - Scale Gill - Scale Bridge - Taw House - Brotherilkeld - Hard Knott Pass - Hardknott Fort - Top of Hard Knott Pass
 

Walking the Birketts - Fellbarrow Round from Loweswater

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17th March 2018
ASCENT: 1,670 Feet - 509 Metres
MILES: 5.7
BIRKETTS: 7, Darling Fell - Loweswater Fell - Low Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head
ROUTE: Mosser Fell Road - Darling Fell - Crabtree Beck - Loweswater Fell - Low Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head - Fellbarrow - Mosser Fell Road
 

Walking the Birketts - A Circuit of Nether Wasdale Common

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11th March 2018
ASCENT: 2,526 Feet - 770 Metres
MILES: 6.2
BIRKETTS: 4, Middle Fell - Seatallan - Glade How - Buckbarrow
ROUTE: Greenside, Nether Wasdale - Greendale Gill - Middle Fell - Seatallan - Cat Bields - Glade How - Buckbarrow - Gill Beck - Greenside, Nether Wasdale
 

Latrigg via the Keswick Railway path

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3rd March 2018
ASCENT: 1,215 Feet – 370 Metres
MILES: Latrigg
WAINWRIGHTS: 5.5
ROUTE: Keswick - Fitz Park – Old Keswick Railway Path - Briery - Low Briery - Brundholme Wood - Latrigg - Mallen Dodd - Cumbrian Way - Keswick
 

Red Pike to Haystacks from Buttermere

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23rd February 2018
ASCENT: 3,847 Feet - 1,173 Metres
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Red Pike (Buttermere) - High Stile - High Crag - Haystacks
ROUTE: Buttermere – Old Burtness – Bleaberry Tarn – Red Pike (Buttermere) – High Stile – High Crag – Gamlin End – Seat – Top of Scarth Gap – Haystacks – Blackbeck Tarn – Warnscale Beck – Warnscale Bothy - Warnscale Bottom – Gatesgarth – Buttermere
 

The Dodds and Sticks Pass from Wanthwaite

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4th February 2018
ASCENT: 3,846 Feet - 1,173 Metres
MILES: 11.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Clough Head - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd
ROUTE: Wanthwaite - Old Coach Road - Threlkeld Knotts - Clough Head - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Sticks Pass - Stanah - St-John's-in-the-Vale - Sosgill Bridge - Wanthwaite
 

Swirl How, Brim Fell and Coniston Old Man

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20th January 2018
ASCENT: 3,263 Feet - 995 Metres
MILES: 8.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Swirl How - Brim Fell - Coniston Old Man
ROUTE: Coniston - Miners Bridge - YHA Coniston Coppermines - Levers Water Beck - Levers Water - Swirl Hause - Prison Band - Swirl How - Swirl Band - Levers Hawse - Brim Fell - Coniston Old Man - Low Water - Crowberry Haws - Miners Bridge - Coniston
 

Fairfield from Grasmere

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13th January 2018
ASCENT: 2,906 Feet - 886 Metres
MILES: 6.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield
ROUTE: A591 - Greenhead Gill - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hause Gap - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge - A591
 

Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell and Latrigg from Underscar

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7th January 2018
ASCENT: 3,339 Feet - 1,018 Metres
MILES: 10.4
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Lonscale Fell - Latrigg
ROUTE: Underscar - Gale Road - Hawell Monument - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Jenkin Hill - Lonscale Fell - Lonscale Fell East Top - Whit Beck - Gale Road Car Park - Latrigg - Mallon Dodd - Birkett Wood - Underscar