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Difficulty:
Distance: 20 miles over 2 days
Ascent: 2400m over 2 days
Duration: 2 days
Group Ratio: 1:8
Price: £65.00 per person
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Why Choose Snowdon Walks?

  • Led by an expert, professional and fully qualified Mountain Leader
  • Small groups so you get a more personal experience
  • Full support before the event with plenty of tips and information
  • Guaranteed to be one of the best weekends you have ever had in the mountains

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Event Description

Grasmere lies at the heart of the Lake District, encircled by beautiful mountains, valleys, streams and woodlands, this is one of the most beautiful and varied areas to explore in Britain. Over the weekend you will enjoy two breathtaking walks where you will discover hidden tarns, idyllic lakes, high mountain summits and cascading waterfalls.

 

Dates for 2018:

 

  • Thursday 5th April to Friday 6th April 2018
  • Saturday 12th May to Sunday 13th May 2018
  • Thursday 5th July to Friday 6th July 2018
  • Saturday 4th August to Sunday 5th August 2018

 

The routes:

 

Day 1 – Saturday – Easedale Round

 

A walk of outstanding beauty within the heart of the Lake District. You will experience everything from high and remote mountainous terrain to secluded lakes and waterfalls. One of the finest and most rewarding walks in the Lake District.

 

Starting in Grasmere you will set off with your guide and group towards Easedale Tarn which lies hidden, high in the fells, surrounded by towering crags. This is a place of outstanding natural beauty. From the Easedale Tarn we take a rocky path to our first summit, Blea Rigg, and enjoy the views over the Langdale Pikes and down to Stickle Tarn. From here we start the ascent to Sergeant Man and finally High Raise, the highest summit of the day, a great place for a rewarding rest and enjoy the stunning views. Our route back is interesting and pleasant via Greenup Edge down through Far Easedale. If the group is feeling fit we have options to squeeze in a couple of additional peaks.

 

Day 2 – Sunday – Discovering Elterwater and Loughrigg.

 

A lower-level walk filled with surprise views, hidden gems and varied terrain. Expereince some of the most picturesque areas of the Lake District and tick off a couple more summits in the process.

 

Starting in Grasmere we head straight for the first summit, Silver Howe, over undulating moorland with fine views over Grasmere. Dropping down towards Chapel Stile in Great Langdale we join the Cumbria Way running alongside Great Langdale Beck to Elterwater (and Elter Water). This is one of most visited places in the Lake District and you will soon see why. The route continues to Skelwith Bridge where we leave the Cumbria Way and head for the beautiful area of Little Loughrigg and Loughrigg Tarn. A great place to stop and enjoy the surroundings especially across to the Langdale Pikes. From here we start climbing again, up to the small summit of Loughrigg Fell, one of the best view points in Lakeland. Loughrigg Terrace leads us down to Rydal Water and then back along the shoreline of Grasmere back to the village.

 

A day absolutely packed with just about everything Lakeland has to offer.

 

This is a one-off weekend for 2017. Cost per person is just £65.00. Please note this does not include food and accommodation. You will need to book your own accommodation for the Saturday evening and for the Friday evening if you plan to arrive the night before. Grasmere is the obvious choice or Ambleside which is just a couple of miles down the road. This is a fully guided walking weekend led by an experienced and very knowledgeable mountain leader.

 

Required Experience…

 

This weekend is ideal for novice hillwalkers or even complete beginners who have a good level of fitness. The routes are not at all technically difficult but we will be walking for around 6-7 hours per day.

 

You will require walking boots/trekking shoes, walking clothing, waterproofs, rucksack etc. Full kit list will be sent before the weekend.

 

Cost and booking information

 

Cost of this guided weekend is £65.00 per person. Spaces on this walk are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We require a 35% deposit to reserve a place and the remaining balance is due 4 weeks prior to the walk.

 

All the walk information will be emailed to you once your place has been confirmed. This will include all the details you need, including start and finish times, location details, parking information, and what you need to prepare and bring with you.

 

To book a place, select your chosen date on the calendar above and click ‘book now’

 

 

  • What our clients say...

    Had a fantastic two days walking in the Lakes with two brilliant guides, Jamie and Col. Both were friendly and very knowledgeable about the area, and knew all the fells and lakes (and pubs). Will be booking another walk as soon as I can and would definitely recommend Snowdon Walks to anyone thinking of going on a guided walk.

    Ian Brown
  • What our clients say...

    Another fantastic walk with Snowdon Walks. The group was lovely, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable guide, great pace, incredible scenery in a place I would never have dared go alone. Just an all round brilliant day! Totally recommend.

    Zoe Dixon
  • What our clients say...

    Snowdon Walks provided a first class experience. There was no set pace. The group leaders were quick to work out the level of everyone and made sure no-one felt left behind or frustrated at a slower pace. Everyone enjoyed the whole experience. Highly recommend this company for their client service. Great weekend!

    Caroline North
  • What our clients say...

    Would highly recommend Snowdon Walks, great experience from start to finish. So easy to book with ample information provide upon booking and thereafter leading up to the event. Great experience. So much so now looking at the next. Great communication, great event and friendly guides. Thank you

    Stacey Hodgetts
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