|Meeting Day||Third Thursday|
|Co-ordinator(s)||Jenny Kelly and Martin Evans|
This group's walks are more challenging than the Ramblers Group and take place once a month on the third Thursday. We do go out all the year round and in all weathers. Members must be equipped for adverse conditions: weather and underfoot conditions are often very different at higher levels. Walks are generally on the fells using paths and tracks, doubtless rough in places. Where possible we plan to include fell summits on our days out, some reasonable scrambling may be involved, for example Striding Edge and Swirral Edge or the Bad Step on Crinkle Crags. Mileage and climbing are variable depending on the terrain and the weather but is generally 13 - 19km (8 - 12 miles) and 750 - 1000m (2500 - 3500 ft) of climbing. We aim to be out for 6-7 hours, moderate walking. The route is tailored on the day to the weather and ground conditions, and indeed the wishes of the group.
Sorry the Group is full at the moment but we do maintain a short waiting list.
All walks must be pre-booked and, for safety reasons, numbers are restricted to 15.
Details of each walk are circulated about 12 days in advance.
Next Walks - 20th September, 18th October, 15th November, and 20th December.