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Freezing winds on Great Sca Fell

5.8 miles 3h 14m 457m ascent Longhands-Little Sca Fell-Great Sca Fell-Meal Fell-Trusmadoor A day may come when we are warmed by the shining sun, when we forsake our jackets, and don our sunhats and shades. But it is not this … Continue reading

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Fifty-eight metres off Blencathra summit

3.88 miles 590m ascent 3h 35m Scales Fell It has been some time since I have written up a walk, but the time has at last come. When last I ventured on to the Saddleback I mused that we had … Continue reading

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Cailleach’s Wrath

7.5 miles  3h 52min  835m ascent Blencathra via Blease Fell Warm, negligible wind and scattered showers was somewhat off the mark. The weather man had badly misread the Veiled One’s mood. So our ambitious plan, hatched in the belief that the goddess of … Continue reading

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