Category Archive: Lake District

Nov 11

A stroll up to Castle crag 13/05/14

It was early May this year and it was time for my 1st trip to the Lakes. Not having done much walking, I decided on Castle Crag as it was a short walk which offered me some great views. It was a Tuesday and the weather was set fare so after an early morning alarm call, …

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Apr 28

Helm Crag from Grasmere 30/03/2014

After driving past Helm crag and seeing the Howitzer from the A591 every time I drove up to Keswick, I decided this was going to be the chosen walk for my 1st days walking for 2014. The weather forecast was good and I was looking forward too it. Noone was available to join me so …

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Sep 13

Big Jims day out on High Street….. 07/2013

It was early July 2013, the weather was set fair and my mate Jim and me were at a loose end, so we decided on a day out in the Lakes. Well, it was more my decision than his, but he agreed to come anyway as long as it wasn’t too strenuous as he wasn’t …

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Aug 16

Haystacks 05/2013

It was early May 2013 and myself and Belinda had a Monday off together and decided on a walk. The main reason we chose Haystacks was I had been wanting to see the final resting place of Alfred Wainwright and to see why he chose this place to have his ashes scattered. A trip North …

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Aug 06

Kirk fell 2012

It was Early May 2012 when myself and Dave decided we needed to get up to the Lakes. We decided to on Great Gable again in order to forget the disaster we had trying to climb it on another occasion. We had also booked ourselves in at The Screes Inn at Nether Wasdale, so we could …

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