July Fell Walk

Our walk on Saturday 29th July will take us over Skiddaw and Bakestall. We will start at the Gale Road car park and walk up the Cumbria Way past Skiddaw House and Dash Falls then climb up to Bakestall and Skiddaw. Grade serious fell walk for experienced fell walkers. Distance 10.4 miles. Time (estimated) 6 hours. Ascent 890 metres. Please let Julie Graham (julie.graham1999@btinternet.com) know by Thursday 27th July if you are coming.

A reminder that walkers must be equipped for walking in the mountains in all weathers. This is important for the safety and enjoyment of the whole group. Therefore the minimum essential kit required to come on this walk is as follows:
1. Rucksack (not any other type of bag)
2. Walking boots
3. Waterproof jacket with hood. This must be waterproof, not showerproof, with taped seams.
4. Waterproof overtrousers.
5. General walking trousers (NOT jeans or cotton material)
6. Thermal top(s)
7. Spare warm layers e.g. fleece top.
8. Food and drink.

St James' Church
St James' Road
Carlisle
CA2 5PD

Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm