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Caton Moor & Littledale

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13th November
ASCENT: 1,522 Feet - 464 Metres
MILES: 10.7
SUMMITS: Caton Moor
ROUTE: Bull Beck - Holme Lane - Littledale Road - Cross Gill - Deep Clough - Roeburndale Road - Caton Moor - Kirkby Gill Wood - Claughton - River Lune - Bull Beck
 

Grit Fell and Clougha Pike

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11th November
ASCENT: 1,263 Feet - 385 Metres
MILES: 6.2
SUMMITS: Grit Fell - Clougha Pike
ROUTE: Rigg Lane Car Park - Birk Bank - Ottergear Bridge - Shooters Track - Grit Fell - Clougha Pike - Clougha Scar - Rigg Lane Car Park
 

Alphin Pike & Dovestones Edge

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10th November 2020
ASCENT: 1,825 Feet - 537 Metres
MILES: 9.1
SUMMITS: Alphin Pike
ROUTE: Dove Stone Reservoir - Bradbury Lane - Intake Lane - Alphin Pike - Wimberry Crag - Stable Stones Brow - Chew Reservoir - Dish Stone Brow - Dean Rocks - Ashway Rocks - Yeoman Hey Reservoir - Dove Stone Reservoir
 

Pendle Hill

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25th October 2020
ASCENT: 1,167 Feet - 356 Metres
MILES: 4.7
MARILYN: Pendle Hil;
ROUTE: Barley - Barley Green - Lower Ogden Reservoir - Upper Ogden Reservoir - Boar Clough - Pendle Hill - Pendle House - Pendle Way - Barley
 

Mam Tor, Edale & Rushup Edge

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17th October 2020
ASCENT: 1,300 Feet - 396 Metres
MILES: 6.2
DEWEY'S: 2, Mam Tor - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge)
ROUTE: Mam Tor National Trust Car Park - Mam Tor - Hollins Cross - Greenlands - Small Clough - Barber Booth - Chapel Gate - Rushup Edge - Lord's Seat on Rushup Edge - Mam Tor National Trust Car Park
 

A Fair Snape Fell Circuit

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11th October 2020
ASCENT: 1,700 Feet - 518 Metres
MILES: 6.2
SUMMITS: 3, Parlick - Fair Snape Fell - Saddle Fell
ROUTE: Fell Foot Farm - Parlick - Nicks Chair - Fair Snape Fell - Saddle Fell - Saddle End Farm - Wolfen Mill - Fish House Lane - Fell Foot
 

Almost Fairfield from Grasmere

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10th October 2020
ASCENT: 2,947 Feet - 899 Metres
MILES: 6.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Stone Arthur - Great Rigg
ROUTE: A591 - Michael's Nook - Greenhead Gill - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield (almost) - Great Rigg - Grains Gill - Rowantree Gill - Alcock Tarn - Michael's Nook - A591
 

Rivington Pike sunset

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8th October 2020
ASCENT: 436 Feet - 133 Metres
MILES: 3.5
SUMMIT: Rivington Pike
ROUTE: Wilderswood Car Park - Pike Cottage - Pidgeon Tower - Rivington Pike - Pike Cottage - Wilderswood Car Park
 

Great Crag & Grange Fell from Stonethwaite

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7th October 2020
ASCENT: 2,000 Feet – 610 Metres
MILES: 6.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Great Crag – Grange Fell
ROUTE: Stonethwaite – Lingy End – Dock Tarn – Great Crag – Watendlath Tarn – Watendlath – Puddingstone Bank – Grange Fell – Puddingstone Bank – Rosthwaite – Stonethwaite
 

Cat Bells to High Spy

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4th October 2020
ASCENT: 2,143 Feet - 653 Metres
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Cat Bells - Maiden Moor - High Spy
ROUTE: Gutherscale - Skelgill Bank - Cat Bells - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Narrow Moor - Blea Crag - High Spy - Dalehead Tarn - Newlands Beck - Newlands Valley - Little Town - Skelgill - Gutherscale
 

The Eskdale Horseshoe

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19th September 2020
ASCENT: 5,320 Feet - 1,622 Metres
MILES: 14
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Crinkle Crags - Bow Fell - Esk Pike - Great End - Scafell Pike - Sca Fell - Slight Side
ROUTE: Cockley Beck - Moasdale - Adam-a-Cove - Long Top (Crinkle Crags) - Three Tarns - Bow Fell - Ore Gap - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - III Crag - Broad Crag - Broad Crag Col - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Rake's Progress - Lord's Rake - Sca Fell - Long Green - Slight Side - High Scarth Crag - River Esk - Lingcove Beck - Moasdale - Cockley Beck
 

Whinfell Ridge and the Borrowdale Valley

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12th September 2020
ASCENT: 2,422 Feet - 738 Metres
MILES: 11
HOWGILLS & ADJOINING FELLS: 7, Ashstead Fell - Mabbin Crag - Castle Fell - Whinfell Beacon - Grayrigg Forest - Grayrigg Pike - Birk Knott
ROUTE: Huck's Bridge - Ashstead Fell - Mabbin Crag - Castle Fell - Whinfell Beacon - Repeater Station - Grayrigg Forest - Grayrigg Pike - Little Coum - Birk Knott - Borrowdale Beck - Low Borrowdale - High Borrowdale - Huck's Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Pike O'Blisco and Wrynose Fell Cicuit

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5th September 2020
ASCENT: 2,165 Feet - 660 Metres
MILES: 5
BIRKETTS: 5, Blake Rigg - Long Crag (Wrynose Fell) - Pike O'Blisco - Great Knott - Cold Pike
ROUTE: Wrynose Bridge - Wrynose Beck - Blake Rigg - Long Crag (Wrynose Fell) - Pike O'Blisco - Red Tarn (Langdale) - Great Knott - Cold Pike - Red Tarn (Langdale) - Redtarn Moss - Three Shire Stone - Wrynose Pass - Wrynose Bridge
 

Blencathra via Hall's Fell Ridge

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30th August 2020
ASCENT: 2,518 Feet - 768 Metres
MILES: 7.5
NUTTALLS: 2,Blencathra - Mungrisdale Common
ROUTE: Threlkeld - Gategill Farm - Hall's Fell Ridge - Hall's Fell Top (Blencathra) - Atkinson Pike - Mungrisdale Common - Cloven Stone - Blencathra Centre - High Row Farm - Threlkeld
 

What if this was the last time? The Hardmoors 110 Ultra by Tim Oxburgh

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22nd August 2020
ASCENT: 19,680 Feet - 6,000 Metres
MILES: 110
ROUTE: Filey - Helmsley - The Cleveland Way National Trail
 

Loadpot Hill from Roehead

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13th August 2020
ASCENT: 1,802 Feet - 550 Metres
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: Arthur's Pike - Bonscale Pike - Loadpot Hill
ROUTE: Roehead - Barton Fell - Arthur's Pike - Swarth Beck - Bonscale Pike - Lowther House Chimney - Loadpot Hill - High Street Roman Road - The Cockpit - Roehead
 

Walking the Birketts, Black Combe from the West

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13th August 2020
ASCENT: 1,855 Feet - 565 Metres
MILES: 4.5
BIRKETTS: 2, Black Combe - Black Combe South Top
ROUTE: A595 - Townend Gill - Whitbeck - Millergill Beck - Black Combe - Black Combe South Top - Townend Knotts - Seaness - Throstlerake Crag - A595
 

Walking the Birketts, Skiddaw - The Greater Traverse
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11th August 2020
ASCENT: 3,640 Feet - 1,110 Metres
MILES: 10
BIRKETTS: 10, Latrigg - Lonscale Pike - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw South Top - Skiddaw Middle Top - Skiddaw High Man - Carl Side
ROUTE: Spooney Green Lane - Cumbrian Way - Latrigg - Top of Gale Road - Whit Beck - Lonscale Pike - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw South Top - Skiddaw Middle Top - Skiddaw High Man - Carl Side - White Stones - Doups - Millbeck - Applethwaite - Birkett Wood - Spooney Green Lane
 

A Round of Marchlyn Mawr

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9th August 2020
ASCENT: 2,601 Feet - 794 Metres
MILES: 7
SUMMITS: Elidir Fawr - Foel-goch - Mynydd Peredd - Carnedd y Filiast
ROUTE: Access Road Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir - Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir - Elidir Fawr North Ridge - Elidir Fawr - Bwlch y Marchlyn - Bwlch y Brecan - Foel-goch - Bwlch 7 Brecan - Mynydd Peredd - Carnedd y Filiast - Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir - Access Road Marchlyn Mawr Reservoir
 

The Deepdale Horseshoe

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1st August 2020
ASCENT: 3,267 Feet - 997 Metres
MILES: 7.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Hartsop above Howe - Hart Crag - Fairfield - St Sunday Crag
ROUTE: Deepdale Bridge - Gale Crag - Hartsop above Howe - Hart Crag - Link Hause - Fairfield - Cofa Pike - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike - Lords Seat - Deepdale - Deepdale Bridge
 

Bow Fell via The Climbers Traverse

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19th July 2020
ASCENT: 2,679 Feet - 818 Metres
MILES: 7.4
WAINWRIGHTS: Bow Fell
ROUTE: Old Dungeon Ghyll – Stool End Farm – The Band – Bowfell Climbers Traverse – Great Slab – Bowfell – Three Tarns – The Band – Stool End Farm – Old Dundeon Ghyll
 

Sheffield Pike and Glenridding Dodd

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16th July 2020
ASCENT: 1,826 Feet - 557 Metres
MILES: 4
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Sheffield Pike - Glenridding Dodd
ROUTE: Stybarrow Crag - A592 - Seldom Seen - Glencoyne - Nick Head - Sheffield Pike - Heron Pike - Glenridding Dodd - Mossdale Beck
 

Hayeswater Circuit

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14th July 2020
ASCENT: 2,738 Feet - 835 Metres
MILES: 8
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, The Knott, Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - High Street - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag
ROUTE: Hartsop - Hayeswater Gill - Hayeswater - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - Straights of Riggindale - High Street - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Hayeswater Gill - Hartsop
 

The Glyders via the Y Gribin Ridge

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11th July 2020
ASCENT: 2,621 Feet - 799 Metres
MILES: 5
SUMMITS: Glyder Fach - Glyder Fawr
ROUTE: Ogwen Tourist Centre - Nant Idwal - Nant Bochlwyd - Llyn Bochlwyd - Y Gribin - Cneifion Arête - Bwlch y Ddwy Glyder - Glyder Fawr - Bwlch y Ddwy Glyder - Castell y Gwynt - Glyder Fach - Y Gwyliwr - Bristly Scree Path - Bwlch Tryfan - Llyn Bochlwyd - Nant Bochlwyd - Nant Idwal - Ogwen Tourist Centre
 

Fair Snape Fell from Fell Foot

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5th July 2020
ASCENT: 1,079 Feet - 329 Metres
MILES: 4
HEWITTSt: 2, Parlick - Fair Snape Fell
ROUTE: Fell Foot Farm - Parlick - Blindhurst Fell - Fair Snape Fell - Blindhurst Fell - Parlick Fell West Flank - Fell Foot Farm
 

Branstree, Selside Pike and the Old Corpse Road

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24th June 2020
ASCENT: 1,725 Feet - 526 Metres
MILES: 6.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Branstree - Selside Pike
ROUTE: Mardale - Rowantreethwaite Beck - Branstree North Ridge - Branstree - Artle Crag - Survey Pillar - High Howes - Captain Whelter Bog - Selside Pike - Selside End - Old Corpse Road - Rowantreethwaite Beck - Mardale
 

Scandale, Red Screes and Snarker Pike

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20th June 2020
ASCENT: 2,564 Feet - 782 Metres
MILES: 8.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Middle Dodd - Red Screes
ROUTE: Old Lake Road, Ambleside - Sweden Bridge Lane - Scandale - Scandale Pass - Middle Dodd - Smallthwaite Band - Red Screes - Snarker Moss - Snarker Pike - Kirkstone Road - Old Lake Road Ambleside
 

Scar Lathing and Great Moss from Jubilee Bridge

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14th June 2020
ASCENT: 1,508 Feet - 460 Metres
MILES: 8
VISITING: Scar Lathing
ROUTE: Jubilee Bridge - River Esk - Lingcove Bridge - Esk Gorge - Scar Lathing - Below Esk Buttress - Sampson's Stones - Esk Gorge - River Esk - Jubilee Bridge
 

Walking the Birketts, Buck Barrow above Corney Fell

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6th June 2020
ASCENT: 1,100ft 335 Metres
MILES: 5.5
BIRKETTS: 5, Great Paddy Crag - Buck Barrow - Kinmount Buck Barrow - Burn Moor - Plough Fell - Stoneside Hill
ROUTE: Corney Fell Road Summit - Great Paddy Crag - Buck Barrow - Kinmount Buck Barrow - Burn Moor - Plough Fell - Little Paddy Crag - Corney Fell Road Summit - Stoneside Hill - Corney Fell Road Summit
 

Walking the Birketts, Sleddale Pike and Wasdale Pike above Wet Sleddale

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1st June 2020
ASCENT: 985 Feet - 300 Metres
MILES: 9.5
BIRKETTS: 4, Sleddale Pike - Wasdale Pike - Great Saddle Crag - Ulthwaite Rigg
ROUTE: Wet Sleddale Dam - Poorhag Gill - Lunch House - Howe Gill - Gray Bull - Sleddale Pike - Great Saddle Crag - Ulthwaite Rigg - Sleddale Hall - Wet Sleddale Dam
 

Carrock Fell and High Pike

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30th May 2020
ASCENT: 1,782 Feet - 543 Metres
MILES: 7.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Carrock Fell - High Pike (Caldbeck)
ROUTE: Apronful of Stones - Further Gill Syke - Carrock Fell - Round Knott - Miton Hill - Drygill Head - Hare Stones - Lingy Hut - Hare Stones - High Pike (Caldbeck) - West Fell - Carrock Beck - Apronful of Stones
 

Winter Hill via Smithills Moor

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16th May 2020
ASCENT: 683 Feet - 208 Metres
MILES: 6.4
WAINWRIGHTS: N/A
ROUTE: Colliers Row Road - Coal Pit Road - Smithills Moor - Winter Hill - Rotary Way - Two Lads - Wilders Moor - Burnt Edge - Colliers Row Road
 

An Evening walk around Wigan Flashes

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20th April 2020
ASCENT: Moss Bridge had some steps
MILES: 2.5
WAINWRIGHTS: N\A
ROUTE: Westwood Flash - Pearson's Flash - Moss Bridge - Bryn Flash - Ochre Flash - Moss Bridge - Scotsman's Flash
 

A Three Sisters Circuit from home

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15th April 2020
ASCENT: 200 Feet - 61 Metres
MILES: 7.5
WAINWRIGHTS: N\A
ROUTE: Westwood Flash - Pearson's Flash - Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Moss Bridge - Ochre Flash - Park House Farm - Bryn Gates Lane - Three Sisters Boating Lake - Three Sisters Race Circuit - Bryn Gates Lane - Park House Farm - Moss Bridge - Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Pearson's Flash - Westwood Flash
 

Dow Crag South Rake, Coniston Old Man and Brim Fell

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21st March 2020
ASCENT: 2,630 Feet - 802 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Dow Crag - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell
ROUTE: Fell Gate - Boo Tarn - The Cove - Goats Water - Dow Crag South Rake - Dow Crag - Goats Hawse - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Brim Fell Rake - Raven Tor - Low Water - Fell Gate
 

Hallin Fell, Steel Knotts and Fusedale

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14th March 2020
ASCENT: 1,905 Feet - 581 Metres
MILES: 6.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Hallin Fell - Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)
ROUTE: Martindale New Church - Waternook - Hallinhag Wood - Hallin Fell - Martindale New Chuch - Birkie Knott - Steel Knotts (Pikawassa) - Brownthwaite Crag - Groove Gill - Fusedale - The Coombs - Martindale New Church
 

Catstye Cam from Glenridding

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3rd March 2020
ASCENT: 2,496 Feet - 761 -Metres
MILES: 6.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam
ROUTE: Glenridding - Rattlebeck Bridge - Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor - Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Red Tarn Beck - Rattlebeck Bridge - Glenridding
 

Loughrigg Fell from Rydal

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22nd February 2020
ASCENT: 1,407 Feet 429 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: Loughrigg Fell
ROUTE: Rydal Church - Pelter Bridge - Loughrigg Cave - Loughrigg Terrace - Loughrigg Fell - Lanty Tarn - Miller Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal Church
 

A Riggindale Round

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7th February 2020
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, Knott Rigg to Ard Crags

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25th January 2020
ASCENT: 1,230 375 Feet - Metres
MILES: 3.5
BIRKETTS: 3, Knott Rigg - III Crag - Ard Crags
ROUTE: Top Of Newlands Pass - Knott Rigg - III Crag - Ard Crags - Return to the Top of Newlands Pass
 

Walking the Birketts, High Snockrigg above Newlands Hause

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25th January 2020
ASCENT: 1,726 Feet - 526 Metres
MILES: 1.25
BIRKETTS: High Snockrigg
ROUTE: Top of Newlands Hause - Moss Force Falls - High Snockrigg - Moss Force Falls - Top of Newlands Pass
 

Y Garn via Devil's Kitchen from Ogwen

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18th January 2020
ASCENT: 2,105 Feet - 642 Metres
MILES: 4.7
SUMMITS: Y Garn
ROUTE: Ogwen Tourist Centre - Nant Idwal - Llyn Idwal East Shore - Idwal Slabs - Devil's Kitchen - Llyb y Cwn - Y Garn - Y Garn North East Ridge - Llyn Clyd - Llyn Idwal - Nant Idwal - Ogwen Tourist Centre
 

A Fair Snape Fell Circuit

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12th January 2020
ASCENT: 1,700 Feet - 518 Meters
MILES: 6.2
SUMMITS: 3, Parlick - Fair Snape Fell - Saddle Fell
ROUTE: Fell Foot Farm - Parlick - Nicks Chair - Fair Snape Fell - Saddle Fell - Saddle End Farm - Wolfen Mill - Fish House Lane - Fell Foot
 

Helvellyn to Dollywagon Pike from Swirls

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4th January 2020
ASCENT: 3,050 Feet - 930 Metres
MILES: 6.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - Dollywagon Pike
ROUTE: Swirls - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywagon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Grisedale Hause - Raise Beck - Top of Dunmail Raise
 

Blencathra from Mungrisdale

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1st January 2020
ASCENT: 2,850 Feet - 869 Metres
MILES: 8
WAINWRIGHTS: Bannerdale Crags - Blencathra - Souther Fell
ROUTE: Mungrisdale - River Glenderamackin - Bannerdale Crags East Ridge - Bannerdale Crags - Atkinson Pike - Blencathra - Scales Fell - Top of Mousethwaite Comb - Souther Fell - Low Beckside - Mungrisdale