High Seat & Bleaberry Fell

With the amazing weather last week lasting just up until the weekend, I decided to take the opportunity to get back over to the Lakes for the first time in about a month to tick off another Wainwright or two. I spent about an hour on Friday night flip-flopping over where to go, but finallyContinue reading “High Seat & Bleaberry Fell”

Walla Crag

I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas last weekend, however you chose to spend the day! We hopped in the car and spent our Christmas morning ticking off another Wainwright, Walla Crag. We were hoping that as it was Christmas day there would be fewer people around – being so close to Keswick and requiringContinue reading “Walla Crag”

Raven Crag

Raven Crag is one of those fells I’ve seen lots of photos of on Instagram. The summit offers a beautiful view over Thirlmere, and the walk up the hillside diverges from the usual open fell side of Lakeland, taking you through a young woodland for a there and back walk which can easily be doneContinue reading “Raven Crag”

Loughrigg Fell

The weather forecast last weekend looked great – a completely clear day with an almost non-existent chance of rain. Therefore we put our Wainwright bagging plans into action and mapped out a full day expedition to tackle the Fairfield Horseshoe, which would net us 8 Wainwrights in a walk of around 5 hours. However, asContinue reading “Loughrigg Fell”

Castle Crag – An Introduction to the Wainwrights

As most people reading this blog probably won’t know, it was my 26th birthday a few weeks ago, and among the gifts I received were a scratch map and log book to record Wainwrights as I walk them. I decided that my personal goal for the next 4 years will be to tick off allContinue reading “Castle Crag – An Introduction to the Wainwrights”