5 The Fairfield Horseshoe

Walk: The classic horseshoe walk from Ambleside.

For: Adults

Duration: 7 to 8 hours including travel

Distance / Ascent: 12 miles/19km, 3700ft/1130m

Grading: Strenuous - Leaders reserve the right to refuse acceptance on the walk if they have concerns about an individual's fitness to walk

Description: The Fairfield Horseshoe is one of the classic routes in the Lake District. Starting from Amblesidewe will traverse 8 Wainwrights on a high level walk with stunning views. However if the weather is very bad the route will be changed to accommodate the abilities of people on the walk.

Meeting Place: Kendal College, Milnthorpe Road, LA9 5AY. Pay and Display car park on site.

Meeting Time: Friday 8th May at 8:20am for an 8:30am start

Leader / Organisation: Bryan Hardaker / Kendal Fellwalkers

Equipment: Sturdy walking boots, full waterproofs (top and overtrousers), warm clothing (including hat and gloves), food and drink sufficient for a day out on the hills.

Dogs: Sorry - no dogs allowed on this walk

Max No People: 14

Cost: £10.00 including mini bus.

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