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  3. 14-02-2016 16:02
Far better than the football

Red tarn from low spying how bottled striding edge due to the wind :lol:

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It's great mate and dead easy to get to from our side of town love the drive by Dalston, Hesket Newmarket and Mungrisdale a lovely part of Cumbria didn't leave home till 5 and was back home well before 10 too.
Doing Halls Fell and Doddick one night this week too B)
  1. 29-07-2018 20:15
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Spot on, one of my favourites from Mungrisedale, up the east ridge of Bannerdale Crags, head for Blencathra, part way up turn off onto a thin track that leads to the foot of Sharp Edge, up to the summit, returning to Mungrisedale by Bowscale Fell, finishing off with a pint and a bowl of chips at the Mill Inn.
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I hope all of you on here who live in Cumbria appreciate just how lucky you are. Drove into the county tonight on the A66. Was like the middle of winter driving past Stainmore on that high bit and even had the fog lights on. Yet, passing Blencathra could see Newlands and Borrowdale looking stunning with the last of the sun and the clouds hugging and drifting across the hills.
Whoever has that banner at games that says to be born Cumbrian is to win the lottery is not far off.
Makes you feel good to be alive.


Get yourself moved up here ncf,you know it makes sense. :)
  1. 29-07-2018 20:49
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I hope all of you on here who live in Cumbria appreciate just how lucky you are. Drove into the county tonight on the A66. Was like the middle of winter driving past Stainmore on that high bit and even had the fog lights on. Yet, passing Blencathra could see Newlands and Borrowdale looking stunning with the last of the sun and the clouds hugging and drifting across the hills.
Whoever has that banner at games that says to be born Cumbrian is to win the lottery is not far off.
Makes you feel good to be alive.


Get yourself moved up here ncf,you know it makes sense. :)



Me `n` the Mrs soon moving back, new home near Carlisle nearly sorted, notice put in at work.
  1. 29-07-2018 21:02
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I am working on it but the wife's from Surrey so she thinks Carlisle is near Greenland.
We're very lucky though that we do get to spend a lot of time up here. At the moment I'm watching a combination of sun, rain, cloud and shadow work it's way across the back of Skiddaw.
When the sun's out as it sets it can light up Skiddaw red and make it look aflame. It's an amazing sight. Even Wainwright said it brought out the locals in "rapt admiration".
I've camped out a few times half way up Skiddaw and the views across Bassenthwaite Lake and the towards Scotland as the sun goes down are absolutely wonderful.
When it's not raining.
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I am working on it but the wife's from Surrey so she thinks Carlisle is near Greenland.
We're very lucky though that we do get to spend a lot of time up here. At the moment I'm watching a combination of sun, rain, cloud and shadow work it's way across the back of Skiddaw.
When the sun's out as it sets it can light up Skiddaw red and make it look aflame. It's an amazing sight. Even Wainwright said it brought out the locals in "rapt admiration".
I've camped out a few times half way up Skiddaw and the views across Bassenthwaite Lake and the towards Scotland as the sun goes down are absolutely wonderful.
When it's not raining.


Once you get past the Southport turn off on the M6 the whole area is a big blob of shite with some nice bits on the outside like Cornwall.

I had the unfortunate pleasure of driving through Hanley recently and talk about rough, it was shocking and all high-rise flats, top of the hill from Farmfoods.

Bought some food and got out of dodge city asap - it made me glad to be alive and not from the area.
  1. 29-07-2018 21:30
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Blencathra is one of my favourites but there is no way I amever doing Sharp Edge!

The view over to Scotland from Skiddaw or the Western Fells used to be even better until they had the ridiculuos idea of banging windmills up everywhere. The monstrositys make my eyes burn. Solar panels would've been less intrusive IMO.
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Lovely area Bry High Cup Nick is on my Radar as its a great excuse not only to do a stunning Fell but sample the Beer and Food in the Stag at Dufton again B)
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Lovely area Bry High Cup Nick is on my Radar as its a great excuse not only to do a stunning Fell but sample the Beer and Food in the Stag at Dufton again B)


Cheers Alan let me know when your going and I'l join yer ;)
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Had a few good nights in Stag, high cup has a winery now..not tried it tho

drive on to knock, follow signs for christian centre, a good road almost to top of golf ball on dun fell, lots miners tracks too, on a clear day views are awesome, we done it 3 weeks ago, wild camped, then on to cow green reservoir, got a lift home mind :)

GREAT PICS ALL, THANKS
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Red Tarn and me being a replica kit mong this afternoon (great anti wikking top Honest)
Anyway good luck to the Carlisle United playing staff and management for the rest of the season a real shame I can't say that for our reluctant custodians.
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Been to a few spots recently can you name themhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/a4196ceee22625f86e9a31603104bfd0.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/6bca88f2e7f2e468d9882000842aee6b.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/134d968ef3c8b10b482e1601e1d53280.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/bb9a0e83441c30572e4b55eb5af5c42e.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/911fc7b8609d311682ebb1db6dff4f54.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/c0f6015ba69f05a16d1dc27d2b17c4f3.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/b896d4c6434aaf5ae154dba547b38e82.jpg

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  1. 12-08-2018 10:12
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Some of the locations look familiar - photos 5 & 6 could be Malham Cove / Gordale Scar Yorkshire Dales.
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Correct Yorkie marra.. and what a lovely spot to visit last month.. be heading there again in future,loads to discover..Shame about Dick Turpin prices in Malham pubs though..

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  1. 12-08-2018 14:05
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You`re right about a lovely spot, and the price of the drink, seems like any tourist spot nowadays charges the same as pubs in that there Lundin.
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As I`m on a roll, I`d guess the top photo looks like on Blake Fell looking out over Cogra Moss to the Solway.
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Yorkieblue...Gordale Scar campsite owner is a proper serial hoarder but does nothing to help clean the facilities...these bogs are worse than the Warwick Road endhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/422fa6facbcb986e6a94fd9ae83558d4.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/9da60d740b8ff4c6307cef2b8355c8b3.jpg

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  1. 12-08-2018 18:03
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Yorkieblue...Gordale Scar campsite owner is a proper serial hoarder but does nothing to help clean the facilities...these bogs are worse than the Warwick Road endhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/422fa6facbcb986e6a94fd9ae83558d4.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180812/9da60d740b8ff4c6307cef2b8355c8b3.jpg

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Is there bog roll though?
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Yes there was bog roll and hot water...so perhaps it was an upgrade on the Warwick bogs.

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  1. 12-08-2018 18:34
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Bloke in sunglass and dodgy hat taking photos in toilet block. Hmm... :woohoo:
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Murton Pike, Roman Fell and High Cup Nick are great, I love the Pennines, they are my locals. Can't do the walking I used to do now but see them all from my kitchen window and the view is never the same for more than 15 minutes.

I scattered my husbands ashes on the fell behind Murton Pike, the one that has the radar station at the top. The view from there, particularly in the early morning is very special, with the Eden Valley laid out before you, wonderful.
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Dun Fell...Want to get up there at some point walking and also to cycle up to the top.The other side of the that I recently visited Cow Green reservoir and a walk on the pennine way.. was cracking place to go for a few days.. not busy either. Stayed up by Nenthead for 3 days..also took in the mines ..amazing area.

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  1. 13-08-2018 13:33
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Had a few good nights in Stag, high cup has a winery now..not tried it tho

drive on to knock, follow signs for christian centre, a good road almost to top of golf ball on dun fell, lots miners tracks too, on a clear day views are awesome, we done it 3 weeks ago, wild camped, then on to cow green reservoir, got a lift home mind :)

GREAT PICS ALL, THANKS


One of your pics, Black sail hut Ennerdale, happy memories.
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That's the one Mark, the road can be quite busy with fok cycling at weekends but quiet in the week. There is one of those little hills o the road that is an optical illusion, so you appear to be able to roll a marble uphill on it.

I haven't been to Cow Green for a long time, used to go as a kid with my dad because he studied some rare flowers that grew up there. A bleak but awe inspiring place.
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Had a few good nights in Stag, high cup has a winery now..not tried it tho

drive on to knock, follow signs for christian centre, a good road almost to top of golf ball on dun fell, lots miners tracks too, on a clear day views are awesome, we done it 3 weeks ago, wild camped, then on to cow green reservoir, got a lift home mind :)

GREAT PICS ALL, THANKS


One of your pics, Black sail hut Ennerdale, happy memories.
Not black sail hut marra..keep guessing..its a recent upgrade though

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Had a few good nights in Stag, high cup has a winery now..not tried it tho

drive on to knock, follow signs for christian centre, a good road almost to top of golf ball on dun fell, lots miners tracks too, on a clear day views are awesome, we done it 3 weeks ago, wild camped, then on to cow green reservoir, got a lift home mind :)

GREAT PICS ALL, THANKS
i posted that 9th August, well worth a visit.

One of your pics, Black sail hut Ennerdale, happy memories.
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Here you are Bumble...a few from Cow Green reservoir..loved the dam and waterfalls by it as well..its a place to discover.It was bleak but a good day out.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180813/5c82310c3bb7f639e31013b9c24149ff.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180813/6a6f4667bab26d516b0e07625cee8dd2.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180813/7fd424650970b19ed553c9d24b2ad56d.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180813/1391fbd045eb19758e60bac4a5dfbb58.jpg

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The waterfall just below the reservoir, think it's in your last photo is called cauldron snout, always think that's a great name. Certainly got me thinking about a trip out there if and when we get some more decent weather.
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Gota be Coniston then.

fabulous pics Mark,
At Langdon Beck, good moorland road goes over to Nenthead, great views. Also a road from Garigill to Nenthead.

this is a great site

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Yep Bumble its Cauldron Snout.. descending the path to the bottom onto the River Tees was lovely then we followed it in a loop round back to the car park.Different from the usual walks but fascinating. So much more in that area to discover though which is my intention. We acuially spoke to a few photographers on the way down the waterfalls as well so it be perfect for you and your cameras

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  1. 13-08-2018 14:39
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Murton Pike, Roman Fell and High Cup Nick are great, I love the Pennines, they are my locals. Can't do the walking I used to do now but see them all from my kitchen window and the view is never the same for more than 15 minutes.

I scattered my husbands ashes on the fell behind Murton Pike, the one that has the radar station at the top. The view from there, particularly in the early morning is very special, with the Eden Valley laid out before you, wonderful.


I spent 2 years delivering parcels in the CA16/17 postcodes,loved the people and the area,although when around South Stainmore and Barras area i might as well have thrown my sat-nav out the window.
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Murton Pike, Roman Fell and High Cup Nick are great, I love the Pennines, they are my locals. Can't do the walking I used to do now but see them all from my kitchen window and the view is never the same for more than 15 minutes.

I scattered my husbands ashes on the fell behind Murton Pike, the one that has the radar station at the top. The view from there, particularly in the early morning is very special, with the Eden Valley laid out before you, wonderful.


I spent 2 years delivering parcels in the CA16/17 postcodes,loved the people and the area,although when around South Stainmore and Barras area i might as well have thrown my sat-nav out the window.


I was a postie for many years throughout CA16 and have always lived in the area. Keep thinking of moving but it's a hard area to leave. I know what you mean about the South Stainmore area, lovely place to walk (in the summer), but most of it seems to be off the grid.
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Not sure if its been mentioned on here or not (too lazy to read through every thread) but did Murton Pike today near Appleby with my daughter, must have been 30 years since I last went up there, went up this morning in the sunshine but clouded over as we were descending, fantastic views up the Eden Valley, going to do High Cup Nick next week.
You just forget what a beautiful County we live in!!


Murton Pike, Roman Fell and High Cup Nick are great, I love the Pennines, they are my locals. Can't do the walking I used to do now but see them all from my kitchen window and the view is never the same for more than 15 minutes.

I scattered my husbands ashes on the fell behind Murton Pike, the one that has the radar station at the top. The view from there, particularly in the early morning is very special, with the Eden Valley laid out before you, wonderful.


I spent 2 years delivering parcels in the CA16/17 postcodes,loved the people and the area,although when around South Stainmore and Barras area i might as well have thrown my sat-nav out the window.


I was a postie for many years throughout CA16 and have always lived in the area. Keep thinking of moving but it's a hard area to leave. I know what you mean about the South Stainmore area, lovely place to walk (in the summer), but most of it seems to be off the grid.


Never knew you were a postie ( Thats how you can afford those expensive cameras ) Herdwick sheep who comes on here is a postman in Kirkby Stephen.
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Weathers been a bit Tom Tit on Sundays atm so difficult to get out as much been taking advantage of some to the Northern Fells on a night Just a 40 min drive to Mosedale, Caldbeck Common or little further to Mungrisdale.
Anyone wanting a shortish not too demanding walk should look no further than Carrock Fell or High Pike 4hrs door to door from the Great Border City B)

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Done Carrock fell last wkend. Got to the top just as the weather closed in. Got some good advice off a fella on twitter, you might know him Alan ;-)
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Good sunbathing weather today can you name where the location of this suntrap is?


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Good sunbathing weather today can you name where the location of this suntrap is?


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Somewhere on Marko's estate?
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Somewhere on Marko's estate?


Nah that’s the Kelpies...
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Good sunbathing weather today can you name where the location of this suntrap is?


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Somewhere on Marko's estate?


Can't be he hates fields apparently :P
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Somewhere on Marko's estate?


Nah that’s the Kelpies...


:lol: :lol:
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Come on CCU i sensed Alan was getting pissed off with my Falkirk references so i backed off ;)
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Come on CCU i sensed Alan was getting pissed off with my Falkirk references so i backed off ;)


:P
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Great pics all, Alan..styhead gill/grains gill, think thats castle crag in distance, bit cloudy like :)
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Great pics all, Alan..styhead gill/grains gill, think thats castle crag in distance, bit cloudy like :)


It is Grains mate and thanks for liking my pics (that goes for everyone) it is appreciated did the Pike today up to and around Gt End back down Corridor Route the top of Grains was a Knee deep Wade in fast water today a while since I've come across such tough conditions pleased the o/h said she'd give it a miss as I'd be in a divorce court on Monday.
A piss wet through enjoyable day though B)
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I came across a strange cairn last week, can anyone name it?

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I also seen Horses up that way which is summat I've never seen before up on the fells.

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Then I tried my first ever panoramic -

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I came across a strange cairn last week, can anyone name it?

http://i65.tinypic.com/axfa0i.jpg

I also seen Horses up that way which is summat I've never seen before up on the fells.

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Then I tried my first ever panoramic -

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Were you on darling Fell Wukkie I've Never seen that cairn before very unusual some cracking pics there too B)
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Just before Darling and Low Fell. Sourfoot Fell I think but according to the Map I reckon it was Loftbarrow.

Back out Wednesday if the rain holds off.
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Was up The Cheviot yesterday...a baron petefest on the top...however the crazy paving is very well made which is part of the pennine wayhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180913/9df84b4bfac09458626e952c7af31aa6.jpg

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You`re smaller and hairier than I imagined MRF.
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