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Langdale: Side Pike and Lingmoor

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Attachment(s) Wainwrights: Lingmoor Fell
Date walked: 07/08/2020
Distance: 6km
Ascent: 400m
Views: 2


Ennerdale: Crag Fell, Lank Rigg and Grike

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Wainwrights: Crag Fell, Grike, Lank Rigg
Date walked: 06/08/2020
Distance: 16km
Ascent: 850m
Views: 2


Ullswater: Loadpot Hill, Bonscale Pike and Arthur's Pike

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Attachment(s) Wainwrights: Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill
Hewitts: Loadpot Hill
Date walked: 05/08/2020
Distance: 14.2km
Ascent: 765m
Views: 2


Lake District: Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell

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Wainwrights: Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell
Date walked: 01/08/2020
Distance: 5km
Ascent: 400m
Views: 13


Lake District: High Rigg

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Wainwrights: High Rigg
Date walked: 01/08/2020
Distance: 2km
Ascent: 150m
Views: 16


High Rigg, St John's-in-the-Vale

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Wainwrights: High Rigg
Date walked: 01/08/2020
Distance: 2km
Ascent: 150m
Views: 2


Lake District, Ennerdale: Great Borne and Starling Dodd

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Wainwrights: Great Borne, Starling Dodd
Hewitts: Great Borne, Starling Dodd
Date walked: 31/07/2020
Distance: 12km
Ascent: 750m
Views: 17

Lake District Loweswater: Millbreak and Hen Comb

Wainwrights: Hen Comb, Mellbreak

Date walked: 30/07/2020

Time taken: 4.25 hours

Distance: 15.5km

Ascent: 850m

Millbreak and Hen Comb

Could easily have been done as two separate walks with little height/distance saved by doing them together. Taking on Millbreak pretty much directly as recommended by Wainwright is certainly by far the best way to climb this little peak. This approach gets you into some excellent situations. Although not the highest, the Wainwright summit is by far the best, the walk to the slightly higher south summit was a bog trot and descending to the west an anticlimax. Anyone ascending and returning this way who only visited the south summit would have a poor regard for this fell as they would have missed the best of it.
Heavy rain had fallen overnight which meant fording the stream in order to climb Hen Comb was a boots and socks off paddle across. A couple of hours later sufficient water had drained off the fell to allow the stepping stones to be used.
Hen Comb is a pleasant enough ridge walk and dry underfoot.
The two fells together make for a good short day's walking.

The pub at the finish is worth a visit and the local Loweswater Gold a good pint.


9.25 miles, 2732', 4 hours 15 mins

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Lake District Loweswater: Burnbank, Blake and Gavel Fells

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Wainwrights: Blake Fell, Burnbank Fell, Gavel Fell
Date walked: 29/07/2020
Views: 15


Lake District Wasdale: Middlefell

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Wainwrights: Middle Fell
Date walked: 29/07/2020
Views: 14

jonathan - norfolk


Activity: Mountain Walker
Mountain: Kilimanjaro
Member: MTA; LDWA; Norfolk Wildlife Trust; RSPB; National Trust
Ideal day out: Epic ridge walk

Munros: 94
Corbetts: 10
Grahams: 9
Donalds: 11
Wainwrights: 194
Hewitts: 237
Islands: 2



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Statistics

2020

Trips: 12
Distance: 89.2 km
Ascent: 5015m
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 19

2019

Trips: 24
Distance: 789.25 km
Ascent: 11024m
Hewitts: 20
Wainwrights 12

2018

Trips: 35
Distance: 542.75 km
Ascent: 15498m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 5
Donalds: 3
Hewitts: 14
Wainwrights 30

2017

Trips: 7
Distance: 99.5 km
Ascent: 1615m
Wainwrights 4

2016

Trips: 22
Distance: 385.35 km
Ascent: 9671m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 3
Hewitts: 8
Wainwrights 5

2015

Trips: 28
Distance: 1375.7 km
Ascent: 28462m
Munros: 8
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 4
Hewitts: 10
Wainwrights 14

2014

Trips: 40
Distance: 466.7 km
Ascent: 19896m
Munros: 11
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1
Hewitts: 38
Wainwrights 32

2013

Trips: 18
Distance: 263 km
Ascent: 14550m
Munros: 20
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 21
Wainwrights 11

2012

Trips: 5
Distance: 70.5 km
Ascent: 4870m
Munros: 5
Hewitts: 7
Wainwrights 10

2011

Trips: 11
Distance: 133.1 km
Ascent: 9065m
Munros: 9
Hewitts: 14
Wainwrights 4

2010

Trips: 10
Distance: 130 km
Ascent: 9130m
Munros: 9
Hewitts: 17

2009

Trips: 12
Distance: 146 km
Ascent: 10612m
Munros: 15
Hewitts: 11

2005

Trips: 3
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 731m
Munros: 1
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 3

1991

Trips: 9
Distance: 129 km
Ascent: 12592m
Munros: 6
Hewitts: 28

1990

Trips: 4
Distance: 45.5 km
Ascent: 4092m
Munros: 2
Hewitts: 7

1989

Trips: 1
Distance: 8 km
Ascent: 1000m
Hewitts: 2

1986

Trips: 1
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 992m
Hewitts: 3

1985

Trips: 1
Distance: 11.5 km
Ascent: 1150m
Hewitts: 4

1984

Trips: 2
Distance: 76 km
Ascent: 2492m
Hewitts: 3

1981

Trips: 7
Distance: 82.2 km
Ascent: 8440m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1
Hewitts: 13
Wainwrights 2

1980

Trips: 9
Distance: 91 km
Ascent: 7350m
Hewitts: 17
Wainwrights 8

1979

Trips: 1
Distance: 6.8 km
Ascent: 780m
Hewitts: 1

1978

Trips: 8
Distance: 86.5 km
Ascent: 7233m
Hewitts: 18

1977

Trips: 1
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 992m
Hewitts: 3

1976

Trips: 3
Distance: 32 km
Ascent: 2592m
Hewitts: 9

1975

Trips: 2
Distance: 22 km
Ascent: 1700m
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 1

1974

Trips: 4
Distance: 52.5 km
Ascent: 5015m
Hewitts: 17

1973

Trips: 7
Distance: 592.4 km
Ascent: 10327m
Donalds: 1
Hewitts: 29
Wainwrights 16

1968

Trips: 1
Distance: 10 km
Ascent: 610m
Hewitts: 1


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