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easter one night wild camp

easter one night wild camp


Postby baja » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:11 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Base Brown, Brandreth, Great Gable, Green Gable, Grey Knotts, Haystacks, Kirk Fell

Hewitts included on this walk: Base Brown, Brandreth, Great Gable, Green Gable, Kirk Fell, Kirk Fell East Top

Date walked: 01/04/2018

Time taken: 8

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 1300m

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weather forecast was good for sunday but not so good for monday but thought i would go for it to try out new tent

day one route


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parked just down from slate mine

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grey knotts

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cold on great gable

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came down a valley and camped here was quite near black sail yh
ground was stony hence crap pegging out but was tired and wind was picking up

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went sleep about 8pm got some on and off then woke about 530am to this

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day 2 route


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still windy so had to take down tent and god it was freezing
now i had to go over haystacks to get back to the car, was going to fleetwith but aborted that one

on haystacks

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finally made it to dubs hut 5 people were just leaving luckily fire was still aglow so i had a warm

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was only about 1 mile back to car but took a hour conditions were so bad, one side of honister pass was blocked but luckily one side to seatoller had been gritted
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Re: easter one night wild camp

Postby malky_c » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:42 pm

Nice one :) . I wasn't a million miles away from you on Sunday night - just north of Sprinkling Tarn. Camping lower down would probably have been sensible. As you say, Monday morning was horrible!

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Location: Inverness

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