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completed wainwrights

completed wainwrights


Postby rabnud » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:44 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Great Borne, Red Pike (Buttermere), Starling Dodd

Hewitts included on this walk: Great Borne, Red Pike (Buttermere), Starling Dodd

Date walked: 06/01/2011

Time taken: 5

Distance: 15 km

Ascent: 940m

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completed Wainwrights today, set off with Munro from Buttermere and followed path to Scales force waterfall.
from here headed on compass bearing onto Great Bourne, then followed bearing onto Starling Dodd my last wainwright.
weather was very poor should have been dry and clear, instead snow,windy, about 15 mts visibility and about -5c, took bearing from summit and headed onto Red Pike and descended back to buttermere from here.
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby skuk007 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:41 pm

Congratulations :clap:
Not let's get those others done, don't put your feet up just yet. :)
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby Merry-walker » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:43 pm

YAYYYY

CONGRATS!!!!!! :D
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby Red Peak » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:44 pm

Congratulations! Munros next? ... :D
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby fedupofuserids » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:08 am

Well done, shame about the weather
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby Allan 601 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:41 am

Congratulations !

Book 8 next ?
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby yorkie bagger » Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:28 am

Congratulations... yeah, Book 8, 'The Outlying Fells' are well worth tackling :D
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby susanmyatt » Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:39 am

Very very well done, :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby johnnyaztec » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:57 pm

well done Rabnud.
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby tango » Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:02 pm

OUTSANDING effort, good going.... :D
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby JohnRose » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:30 am

Many congratulations. Which was your favourite?
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby Slogger » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:48 pm

Very well done you are 70 odd ahead of me. I really must try and get around to those remaining lower ones that Ive never had the interest to visit, preferring higher rugged tops, which I lay siege to and slaughter from every conceivable direction and route , then go on to find more adventurous ways to the top via Gullies and rarely traveled ridges.
I'm sure i will be surprised and find some of the little brothers fascinating, I must make the effort.
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby icemandan » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:18 pm

Very well done. You're 10 ahead of me. The last few are the hardest in some ways. Not physically or technically but more from the motivation needed to devote a day to Troutbeck Tongue or Ling Fell.
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby susanmyatt » Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:22 pm

Another option with this great web site being able to see which tops people have done, looking at yours Ice, they are all lower ones, were you not able to do Ling when you left Sale Fell ?, we did them both in the snow. Yes Troutbeck is only about 2 to 3 hours but it means that day is lost unless you need to take in Sallows etc or on to Thornthwaite. I have some singles left too, hope we can fit them in a round somehow. Look forward to you completing the last 10 soon then :D
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Re: completed wainwrights

Postby fedupofuserids » Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:37 pm

I think the problem Ice has is that to get to the likes of Ling Fell he has to pass much more interesting/attractive mountains.

I have the same problem with Troutbeck Tongue/Wansfell, to get to those I can head down either side of Bass Lake, either drive through Keswick ignoring the turn for Borrowdale or head down St John' in the Vale. Once there I've got to pass under the Hellvellyn range over Dunmail and on through Ambleside. Many more appealing mountains passed. Unfortunately I can find 212 reasons not to climb them !

The biggest problem I've encountered is the weather and road conditions recently. When I get the opportunity to venture onto the hills theres clear roads but low cloud or treacherously slippy roads and crystal clear skies. The majority of the ones I've left to last on my current round I've left to last for a reason so I'd like to get a nice view !
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