Tags » Wasdale

Wasdale - Lake District 2017

I visited Wasdale last week, so officially, I have seen the highest mountain and the deepest lake, and I have seen all the lakes in the Lake District. 1,038 more words



A short break from watching my DoE group toil up to Windy Gap from Black Sail YH to nip across Great Gable and spend a moment’s reflection looking down on Wasdale, a perfect valley.

Lake District

Three Little Words

This was new territory for me.  I’d never before failed to finish a race, either through injury or from missing cut-off times.  Yes I’d come close – nearly withdrawing from the Edinburgh-North Berwick road race after 14 miles, and almost not reaching the checkpoints in early attempts at longer fell races.  1,068 more words


Advice from Jos Naylor

It is a freezing cold January morning as I make my way along the narrow roads of Wasdale. This is a truly remote part of the Lake District. 1,549 more words

The veins of Wast Water

I took this photo walking from Bowerdale, nestled on the banks of Wast Water to Gosforth Crag Moss. Giant networks of streams running down the mossy slopes of this valley all join and meet lower down, forming these great waterfalls all the way to Wast Water. 23 more words


The Wainwrights of The Lake District

“How many have you done?” asked Andy. “No idea” I replied. Ten minutes later Ged had the OS maps spread out and all seven of the guidebook series, … 590 more words


The Shorter Side of Wasdale

Last day always involves a good deal of packing. My trailer despite flipping open/closed quickly still takes a couple of hours to unpack and stow everything, empty water containers and the like. 388 more words