Thursday, 5 November 2015

The Calf (676m) & Fell Head (640m)

The Calf (676m) & Fell Head (640m), in the Howgill Fells

Walked on the 17th October 2015, as part of a 2-day backpacking trip

Grid Ref: SD 667 971

Route: Sedbergh, Winder, Arant Haw, Calders, The Calf, Fell Head, Cautley Spout & Great Dummacks

Watch the VIDEO on YouTube HERE

And another VIDEO which includes Fell Head on a wild camp weekend in the Howgill Fells



Sunday, 21 June 2015

Sails & Little Fell (667m)

Sails & Little Fell (667m)

Walked on 12th June 2015

Grid Ref: SD 808 971

Linear walk from Garsdale Station to Kirkby Stephen Station, taking in Sails, Little Fell, Hugh Seat, Gregory Chapel, High Seat and Nine Standards Rigg. One of the finest fell walks in England. 

Watch the video HERE


Little Fell

  Hugh Seat
Gregory Chapel

High Seat

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Fountains Fell (668m)

High Point: Fountains Fell (668m)
Date Walked: 27/04/15
Distance: 12.5 km (7.75 miles)
Time Taken: 6 hours
Start: Quarry car park to the NW of Malham Tarn, SD 883 672
Weather: cold, sunny, blustery with great visibility
Height gain: 315 metres
Map: OS Explorer OL2
Grid Ref: SD 865 716

Route: Malham Tarn (quarry car park), road northwards to Tennant Gill Farm, then Pennine Way to the top of Fountains Fell. As reached boundary wall along the top of the fell, headed off path alongside this wall in a SW direction to reach the summit Cairn. From the summit, followed a way marked path in a SE direction passing Fountains Fell Tarn to reach the Pile of Stones (marked on the map) at SD 869 704. From there we followed the boundary wall roughly southwards along the top of the broad ridge all the way to the Trig Point (593m), from where we turned E then SE back to the road.

All photos are copyright of Mark Reid

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Calders (674m) & Arant Haw (605m)

High Points: Calders (674m); Arant Haw (605m) 
Walked: 21st February 2015 
Distance: 13km (8 miles)
Time taken: 8 hours (part of navigation training course)
Start / Finish: Sedbergh
Weather: Clear, sunny spells, 20mph winds, windchill on summits - 8C
Height Gain:700m
Map: OL19
Grid Ref: SD 671 961

Sedbergh, Settlebeck Gill, Soolbank, Crook, Arant Haw (diversion to Bland Ridge), Rowantree Grain, Calders (reached summit at sunset, night navigation off from summit). From Calders, returned to Rowantree Grains then descended to Hobdale Scar, Ashbeck Gill and followed narrow path contouring below Crook back to Settlebeck Gill.

OL19 map and compass required for this walk

These photos are ion order, and are copyright Mark Reid 2015