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Walking (Fell Wanderers)

Meeting Details

Meeting DayThird Thursday
Co-ordinator(s)Jenny Kelly and Martin Evans

What we do

Co-ordinators: Jenny Kelly and Martin Evans

This group's walks are more challenging than the Ramblers Group.  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.

Numbers are restricted to 15 for safety and enjoyment and places booked in advance.  Sorry but the group is full at the moment but we do have a waiting list.

Details of each walk are circulated about 12 days in advance.

Next Walks - 15th November, 20th December and 17th January, 21st February, 21st March & 18th April.

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