Archive walk: Bannerdale Crags

Bannerdale Crags Gary Richardson’s fell hike climaxes with adventures on the riverbank Archive: May/June 2015 TERRAIN: good paths and tracks, wet in placesDISTANCE: 7 miles/11.25 kmTIME: 3-4 hoursCLIMB: 1,710 ft/510 mSTART/FINISH: car park opposite Mungrisdale...

Archive walk: Coniston Old Man

Coniston Old Man Simon Whaley savours the views during this Coniston classic Archive: November/December 2013 GRADE: HardTERRAIN: good tracks. Some steep rocky paths in places, and loose stones through mining areaDISTANCE: 7 miles/11.3 kmTIME: 4-5 hoursCLIMB: 2,982...

Archive feature: Cumbrian Wheel

Cumbrian Wheel Bob Elliott describes how he and wife Dot battled the floods of summer 2012 to circumnavigate the Lake District on foot.   Archive: November/December 2013 Bob pauses with the Coniston range behind him, seen from above High Dam The Lake District is...

Archive walk: Raise

Walking: Raise Archive: July 2012, by Mary Welsh START/FINISH: The car park at Stanah Village Hall (GR: 317189) where there is an honesty box. The fine, white-painted building stands at the foot of Sticks Pass MAP: OS Explorer OL5, English Lakes, northeastern area...