9th – 11th June 2017, 28th – 30th July 2017, 18th – 20th August 2017, 8th – 10th September 2017, 13th – 15th October 2017
£155 (£135 MR)
The Lake District in the North West of England holds some of our most beautiful scenery – if you haven’t been, now’s your chance. A weekend of hiking and climbing and possibly a few real ales…
We’ll meet you after work on the Friday evening in Hammersmith and then we’ll take the HOFNAR minibus for the 5.5hr drive up to Threlkeld (near Keswick) where we’ll settle into our dorm accommodation and hopefully the bar will still be open!
It’s an early start as we take on the third highest summit in England. Helvellyn. We are led by a fully qualified mountain guide and intend to climb ‘by the edges.’ A sometimes dramatic, sometimes scrambly not all that easy hike – we should do the circular route in about 6.5hours… obviously ending up in a cosy pub for some well deserved pub grub!
On the Sunday we head south to Honister. The Via Ferrata is a series of metal cables, rungs, ladders and bridges routes built into the cliff side – it’s like an obstacle course on a cliff. Obviously we are encouraging everyone to do the XTREME version of the trip. You are fully secured with a harness at all times but it’s quite an adventure and sometimes scary… BRING. IT. ON
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