Dale Head

Sun 1 Dec 2002

Route: Honister Pass - Launchy Tarn - Dalehead Tarn - Dale Head - Hindscarth Edge - Newlands Valley - Newlands Church, Little Town

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 6 hours

With: Bob, Robert, Mike, Mike, Al, Kev and Dave


Cloud base above fells. Very strong winds on the fells. Heavy rain for the last hour

Part of a four day HF Holidays leader assessment. Saturday had been spent testing fine navigation around Dock Tarn and night orienteering in Whinlatter Forest. Sunday was spent on the above route with lots of 'incidents'. We also had lots of other indoor sessions covering subjects such as party management, risk assessments, weather and evening activities.

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