21 Sour Howes, Sallows and Orrest Head

Walk: A visit to two "Wainwrights" and the viewpoint where Wainwright began his love affair with the Lake District Mountains.

For: Adults

Duration: About 5 hours

Distance / Ascent: 10 miles/16km, 2300ft/700m

Grading: Moderate / Severe

Description: A steady climb by field and track from Windermere takes us to the ridge of Sour Howes and Sallows, where we should be rewarded with fine views of the high fells. We return by the Garburn Pass to visit another excellent viewpoint on Orrest Head.

Meeting Place: Kendal Bus Station

Meeting Time: Monday 11th May at 9:30am for the 9:40am 555 bus, or meet at 10:10am at Windermere Bus Station.

Leader / Organisation: Tony Willey

Equipment: Walking boots and waterproofs. Packed lunches and drinks.

Dogs: Yes - if on a lead

Max No People: 20

Cost: £3:00 + fares

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