Blog posts Tagged: lake district

Catstye Cam Gully

Posted by Sam Harrison on February 29, 2016 at 22:18.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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A morning's outing to climb Catstye Cam gully from Glenridding.

Main Wall, Gimmer Crag

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 12, 2015 at 18:20.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Superb position and brilliant climbing make for a brilliant day out on one of Lakeland's most famous crags.

Patterdale to Honister via Pinnacle Ridge

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 7, 2015 at 15:50.

 Fell running

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Glencoe Skyline training: A run from Patterdale to Honister via the grade 3 scramble of Pinnalce Ridge.

Gillercombe Buttress

Posted by Sam Harrison on July 23, 2015 at 16:32.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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A classic multi-pitch Lake District Severe on a cold, windy and wet summer's day.

Wintry run on Helvellyn & Fairfield

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 19, 2015 at 18:27.

 Fell running

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A wintry run over Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Fairfield, and a bit of advice on gear choices for winter fell running in general.

Snowy scramble up Jack's Rake

Posted by Sam Harrison on December 17, 2014 at 21:50.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Winter has eventually arrived and to make the most of it we headed to the classic Lake District scramble of Jack's Rake in Langdale.

Iron Crag scramble on Middlefell

Posted by Sam Harrison on October 18, 2014 at 12:55.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Route description of the grade 3* Iron Crag scramble on Middefell in Wasdale.

Kirkstone to Windermere walk

Posted by Sam Harrison on May 30, 2014 at 15:38.

 Hill walking

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A great linear walk from the Kirkstone Pass to Windermere, via the hills bounding Kentmere on its west.

Kentmere Horseshoe

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 4, 2014 at 13:23.

 Fell running

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An evening run around an extended version of the Kentmere Horseshoe.

Four seasons in one day

Posted by Sam Harrison on January 28, 2014 at 07:56.

 Fell running

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Last Saturday I went for a run around half of the Langdale Horseshoe race route, where I was greeted by all manner of weather. The initial plan had been to do the full race route, but the weather dictated otherwise.