12 A Walk around the Scars

Walk: A Walk around the Scars.

For: Adults.

Duration: Approx. 6.5 hours.

Distance / Ascent: 14 miles/23 km, 2200ft/670m.

Grading: Strenuous.

Description: A walk loosely based on the first walk in Wainwright’s Outlying Fells book. AW described this walk as “a walk above others: a pleasure every step of the way”. Our walk will spend time on the top of the escarpment which enjoys stunning views to the Lakeland Fells and the Pennines, as well as some less visited areas below the scars in the Lyth valley.

Meeting Place: Kendal County Hall Car Park.

Meeting Time: Sunday at 9:00am.

Leader / Organisation: Bryan Hardaker / Kendal Fellwalkers.

Equipment: Appropriate footwear and clothing with lunch, snacks and adequate drinks / water.

Dogs: Yes - if on a lead.

Max No People: 14.

Cost: Free.