Bannisdale Horseshoe

Walks » Walking Log » 2007

Sat 5 May 2007

Route: A6 north of Kendal - Whiteside Pike - Todd Fell - Capplebarrow - a nameless summit (1,819ft / 555m) - a nameless summit (1,771ft / 541m) - Long Crag - White Howe - a nameless summit (1,736ft / 528m) - Lamb Pasture - Thorn Cottage - A6 north of Kendal

Distance: 10.50 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 5 hours 20 minutes

With: David Hall

Notes:

Hill fog - not the blue sky and sunshine forecast.

We followed A. Wainwright's 'The Bannisdale Horseshoe' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 260].

Be warned - there are fences to climb and bogs and tussocks to traverse on this horseshoe.

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