MKMC February meet – Little Langdale, Lake District

February 3rd-5th 2017

Friday

Andy, Alan & Dan arrived lunchtime and decided to go for a walk from the hut along Cumbria Way via Skelwith Bridge and Elterwater, then returned to the hut after a quick pint in the Three Shires Inn in Little Langdale. Gillian, Adam, Floyd and Alex arrived later in the evening and were thinking they may get lost until they saw lights and someone waiting to welcome them.  Other members arrived throughout the evening and everyone went off to bed. IMG_0613

Saturday

Andy, Alan, Dan, Michelle, Jason and Juan did a circular walk from the hut (10miles ish). Walking to Tilberthwaite Farm meeting a herd of highland cattle on the path and then up an icy and snowy Wetherlam via Wetherlam Edge, across the prison band to Swirl How and then onto Great Carr before returning to back to the hut.

Floyd and Alex joined Adam, the dogs and Gillian on a 6.5 mile circular hike, going up, along and down Lingmoor Fell, which was a fabulous hike, very interesting and varied, with views of the Langdale Pikes, Wrynose Pass and big snow-covered peaks on the other side of the Little Langdale Valley.

In the evening everyone met back at the hut and went for a group meal in the Three Shires Inn to catch up on their days advetures and make plans for Sunday.IMG_0631

Sunday

Andy, Alan & Dan went for a walk around Tarn Hows near Coniston before returning home.

Floyd, Alex, Jason, Michelle, Juan, Adam and Gillian did a lovely walk around Tarn Hows then went for coffee and cake in Coniston. Afterwards, in need of an adventure, Floyd, Alex and Michelle, Adam and Gillian all went up and over the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes, then headed home.

By Ang Perrin

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