DECIDING ON YOUR LAST WAINWRIGHT
by houdi » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:20 pm
by The Hanging Monkey » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:59 pm
I'm still going with Mellbreak to finish, I reckon.
by susanmyatt » Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:45 pm
by Dogshome » Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:35 pm
As to your question I left Caw till the last most boring and most inaccessible but if I were to choose from the outset I would save the drama and views from Bowfell as my finishing point. Enjoy each walk though and don't rush the end of a great challenge.
by Hantswalker » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:53 pm
My last Munro - yes I have decided - it has to be a good one (iconic even), attainable by non-walking friends and within striking distance of a great place to stay and have a celebratory meal.
More difficult - my last Welsh Hewitt and my last Hewitt. I haven't decided either so may end up with some bog infested mound in the Cheviots.
by Morecambe Monkey » Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:32 pm
by mamoset » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:43 pm
by canisp » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:47 pm
by The Hanging Monkey » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:50 pm
mamoset wrote:With 6 fells left to complete the Wainwrights, I find those remaining completely uninspiring. I've never been particularly concerned whether I completed them or not. Like others have stated, it is only when you look and realise how few you have left to do, do these sort of conundrums crop up. If pushed, I would say Harter Fell over Hardknott Pass will be my final Wainwright in a walk that would also take in Hard Knott and Green Crag.
Harter Fell is lovely, that would be a great one to finish with.
And there's a pub at the bottom
by The Hanging Monkey » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:53 pm
canisp wrote:I thought i might finish on Castle Crag but blew that a few weeks ago, so now its either Helm Crag or Troutbeck Tongue. I’ve been up to the base of the Howitzer on Helm Crag but my conscience just won’t let me tick it off in the logger
I've been to the base of that too, had a quick try at getting up but then had to press on because I didn't want to get a parking ticket.
I'll make sure I have plenty of time when I return! It's not getting ticked off till I've been to the top.
I have a friend who has completed all the wainwrights with his wife, they didn't get to the top of Helm Crag but reckon it's ok if you touch the rock it's up to the individual, I suppose, but I couldn't accept that personally.
by WESLEY ORVIS » Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:32 pm
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