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Lake District YHA Trek - 7th to 10th August 2017

There were 18 of us on the trek – 17 women and 1 man. We caught the train to Ravenglass and walked below Muncaster Fell and past Irton Pike to Wasdale Hall YHA on the first day.

On the Tuesday we walked beside Wastwater and then climbed up to Burnmoor and past Burnmoor tarn (very wet area) to descend to Boot and the Eskdale YHA.

On Wednesday we walked to Jubilee Bridge and then up to pass the shoulder of Harter Fell and to Grassguard and Wallowbarrow and descend to the Duddon Valley. Then up again following the Walna Scar track  and down to Coniston Coppermines YHA.

On the last day we walked to Yewtree Tarn, Skelwith and over shoulder of Loughrigg to Ambleside where we caught the bus back home. – a total of 38 miles and about 400ft over the 4 days.

Lovely weather – sunny much of the time, we didn’t have to get waterproofs out once – any rain that fell came over night when we were in the hostels.

Gill Gale