14 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 at 9:30am for the 9:40am 555 bus, or meet at 10:10am at Windermere Bus Station. Bus time to be confirmed when the summer timetables are issued.

Leader / Organisation: Tony Willey.

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

Dogs: Yes - if on a lead.

Max No People: 20.

Cost: Free + fares.