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Binsey

Binsey


Postby richardkchapman » Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:15 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Binsey

Date walked: 05/04/2016

Time taken: 1

Distance: 2.37 km

Ascent: 170m

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A late start today as we needed to go into Keswick in the morning to get me new boots - the sole had started to come loose on my old ones, and having suffered a lost sole up on the fells in the past I didn't want to risk it again.

Given the lateness of the hour, the newness of the boots, and the residual soreness of limbs from Sunday's walk, we decided to go for something small today. Binsey seemed to fit the bill.

We drove to Binsey Lodge and parked beside the road.

ImageReady to set off

There's not really a lot to say about the ascent. It's short, it's gentle, it's nice underfoot.

ImageView from base of Binsey

Setting off up BinseyImage

A few nice views over the Uldale Fells we walked on Sunday. Skiddaw was still in the mist though.

Bassenthwaite Lake, from BinseyImage

Great Sca Fell, from BinseyImage

View over Over WaterImage

Path up BinseyImage

Approaching Binsey summitImage

SheepImage

Approaching Binsey summitImage

Despite it's low height, Binsey's outlying position means there are nice views from the top.

View from BinseyImage

Binsey summitImage

Binsey summitImage

View from Binsey summitImage

Binsey summitImage

Ruby and RobertImage

Ruby Sheep-watchingImage

Some nice trees near the bottom.

The Three TreesImage

A short walk, but a most enjoyable one - and the new boots seem just fine.
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Re: Binsey

Postby ChrisW » Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:19 am

A nice wee wander RC (always good when breaking in new boots) good to see the weather is still holding out and the rest of the gang have regained their energy :thumbup:
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