High Hopes in Little Langdale

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Hostels and Bunkhouses
Jul 19

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Event booking closes on Jul 15 at 17:00:00
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The main walk on offer will be a full mountain hike on the fells. You can make this event easier by going on your own walk or day trip.

Nestled in the central fells of the Lake District, our venue is a mountaineering cottage in Little Langdale.  Whilst basic, the cottage provides a great opportunity for a couple of days in the Lakes.   We are a stones throw away from the famous Slaters Bridge and Cathedral Cave.

From the cottage are the nearby summits of Wetherlam, Swirl How, Lingmoor Fell, Pike O'Blisco, Cold Pike and many more.  For those wanting shorter or lower walks, the fantastic Blea Tarn and small Little Langdale Tarn are both nearby.  If you're not a fell walker then take a day trip to Ambleside where there are shops, tea rooms and Windermere ferries across the lake.

The event leader will be leading a mountain walk of around 6-7 hours (max).  The walk will be decided based on weather closer to the time.  Other options, including lowland walks, will be left to individuals unless other leaders sign up and are willing to lead a walk.  On Sunday will be a short trip to nearby Cathedral Cave (weather permitting) before we say our goodbyes.

Friday night will be the usual OutdoorLads buffet, please bring something to share.  In order to reduce food waste, and to maximise space in the small kitchen, the event leader will send out a buffet sign up sheet before the event.  Saturday night will be a shared meal, cooked by the leader.  There isn't quite room for us all to sit around one table, so expect a lot of street food / finger food!  Fridge space is very limited!

The cottage is basic, but they often provide the best memories!  Conversation and community will be key to a great summer weekend.  The mountaineering club have a good relationship with the cottages attached either side of ours, and we are keen to keep working with the club, so members are asked to keep noise to a suitable level (there won't be any loud music).  Don't let that put you off - you'll have a great weekend of hiking, chipping in with cooking, and being part of a cracking group of welcoming people.

The hut has two dorms, one for 6 and one for 10.  There are two hot electric showers.

There is parking for 6 cars so please do car share as much as possible.  Any further cars will have to park in the village. 

Dogs: This event is not suitable for dogs.  

Photos: Used with permission from Rich Laverick and Flyde Mountaineering Club

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