Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Howgills,August 17

I agreed to meet Lee in Sedbergh for 6 ish on Friday and was waiting for him when he arrived,unfortunately he had to go straight back home 😕 but he met me at camp first thing Saturday morning 

A bit later than planned i set off out of the village, it was a lovely evening, an hour and a bit later i enjoyed the views from Winder summit

There was a fresh breeze so i dropped off the summit and pitched up, taking my tea up to the summit to eat  

The moon lite up the hills so i nipped out at midnight to take a pic and was soon snoring again 

The next day started well and i sat waiting for Lee to arrive as i had a 2nd brew and brecky

Two good friends just chilling as we had a wander around these fells, we saw some huge heavy showers pass us by and deployed Lees Trailstar twice as we got caught by a few other showers 

We ended up in a big loop bringing us back round to the Calf which now had a stiff breeze blowing over it.Id  had a message while walking and Martin messaged and asked if he could meet up with us, which he did arriving not long after us 

The wind was cold and stiff and a look later showed a temp of 6.9c ....Summertime ..... but we did have some nice light and some lovely looking clouds scooting across the skies 

Ive only had a few trips too the Howgills but been luckily enough to have two great camps on the Calf summit now 

Heres a short video of the trip, the next morning was clogged in so we strolled down to the village and an excellent breakfast at Duo cafe ( 32 main st )....well worth a visit 

Thanks for looking and safe travels Peter and Oscar the mountain dog 

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