I'd been ill over Christmas but felt ok enough to risk a couple of shorter walks on Boxing Day.
Firstly the Marilyn Whitbarrow - the impressive scar you pass on your way to the Western Lakes from the South.
Cold with rain in the air but decent enough weather at this low height.
Mostly pleasant walking, some exceptional bits of limestone but some serious mud on the wooldland paths. The only rough bit being the out and back to bag the Anastice summit.
Then later Hampsfell from Grange-over-Sands. A bit of a honeypot hill on Boxing Day but with a much improved afternoon it was a joy all the way.
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