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Melbreak & Hen Combe

Melbreak & Hen Combe


Postby ChrisG » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:35 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Hen Comb, Mellbreak

Date walked: 02/12/2012

Time taken: 5

Distance: 10.5 km

Ascent: 772m

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Hen combe wasn't supposed to be my one hundredth wainwright but thats how it worked out. It was a great winters walk cold and frosty.


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Re: Melbreak & Hen Combe

Postby L-Hiking » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:26 pm

Congrats on the 100, both these are on my too do list, hopefully next spring
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Re: Melbreak & Hen Combe

Postby ChrisW » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:37 am

:clap: Well done on the ton Chris, looks like you picked a great day for it :clap:
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Re: Melbreak & Hen Combe

Postby garyhortop » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:32 pm

Nice pics again Chris and looked like a great day out! :D
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Re: Melbreak & Hen Combe

Postby johnkaysleftleg » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:28 pm

Well done on 100 and that's a great pic of Crummock water.
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Re: Melbreak & Hen Combe

Postby stig_nest » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:45 pm

Well done on the ton up Chris, how was the crossing of Mosedale? was it frosty enough so you didn't have to swim across it? :wink: I took Hen comb in from Gavel Fell via Floutern Cop in mid summer, thinking that by sticking to the higher ground I'd escape the worst of the soggy bits...I didn't factor in the crossing of Grain Gill though.. I emerged having developed gills!!! :crazy:
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