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Re: Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Eskdale Green

Thanks for the report. I'm thinking of these 2 as my last 2 Wainwrights (only 7 to go) and that route is definitely favoured as there's nowhere to fall off once I've had my celebratory champagne (provided I don't turn left off the top of Illgill Head!) - I'll try and avoid the field with the pig tho...
by dibrooksbank
Mon May 21, 2012 1:05 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Eskdale Green
Replies: 7
Views: 5456

Re: Lakeland's Best Mile - a Great Evening Fell Walk

I was looking for inspiration on how best to approach Whiteside - and you've just delivered it! Thank you for a brilliant report.
by dibrooksbank
Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Lakeland's Best Mile - a Great Evening Fell Walk
Replies: 8
Views: 5745

Re: Gragareth

The trig on Gragareth is in Lancashire. It's our only Hewitt - please don't take it away from us! I haven't actually done it though... You're talking post-1974 boundaries. If you use the pre-1974, historic boundaries, the high point of Lancashire is the Old Man of Coniston. And as I was born pre-19...
by dibrooksbank
Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Gragareth
Replies: 9
Views: 5143

Re: Whinlatter

I did Whinlatter from Lords Seat and back today. I was doing the 6 W's from Wythop Mill - Ling Fell, Greystones, Broom Fell, Lords Seat, Barf and Sale Fell. But it was such a glorious day, and Whinlatter looked so close... I got chatting to a fellow walker who had the forest walking guide so was abl...
by dibrooksbank
Tue Mar 15, 2011 1:14 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Whinlatter
Replies: 4
Views: 3843

Re: Gragareth

The trig on Gragareth is in Lancashire. It's our only Hewitt - please don't take it away from us! I haven't actually done it though...
by dibrooksbank
Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:51 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Gragareth
Replies: 9
Views: 5143

New member - prospective Wainwright Completionist

Hi I've just joined the site. What a find! Why had I never seen you before? I live near the Lakes and am always on the fells. Must have done Helvellyn 30 times by now. But last year my sister decided she wanted to do all the Wainwrights and would I please help her. So guess who else is now looking t...
by dibrooksbank
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:16 am
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: New member - prospective Wainwright Completionist
Replies: 1
Views: 810

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