New Year in the Lakes - 3 nights

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Hostels and Bunkhouses
Dec 30
2022

30 people attending

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1 person waitlisted

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£119.00
Event booking closes on Dec 28 at 12:00:00
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This is a proper mountain environment and all walk options will be strenuous but achievable for anyone with reasonable fitness and the right kit

THREE NIGHT break for New Year!

Ditch the over-priced bars and crowded house parties to see in the New Year instead on the shores of the most remote lake in the Lake District - Ennerdale - with big mid-winter mountain walks thrown in!

The place: Rising abruptly out of the coastal plain of West Cumbria, Ennerdale is one of the most remote of Cumbria valleys and has a distinctive character of its own. There is a sense of tranquillity, ruggedness, self-will, wildness, a feeling more of Scotland or Scandinavia.

The activities: This is a new year for people who love to challenge themselves getting up the epic fells of the Ennerdale Valley that include Pillar, Red Pike and Haystacks. This is very much a new year for walkers: there isn't much else to do in a remote location like this, but of course we will be saying hello to 2023 with our own festivities including a big celebration dinner and merrymaking!

The accommodation: The Chalet on the Ennerdale Scout Centre, which is basic but comfortable with plenty of showers, kitchen facilities and a large indoor area for socialising - You will need to bring bedding.

Dogs: This venue is not suitable for dogs.

Photos: Photos of the centre are used with the permission of the Scouts. Other photos are licensed through Shutterstock and/or used with permission of the event leader.

IMPORTANT! - Participation Statement

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Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, even if they are extremely mild, or who has recently tested positive for Covid-19, is asked not to attend.

 

A path with fences either side leading through the misty frost-covered bottom of Buttermere Valley, with sun-covered green mountains rising in the background
A view from the summit of Pillar looking out over surrounding dark green hilltops. Rocks and grass lie in the foreground, with cloud snaking through the valley between the mountains in the background and brilliant blue sky in the top third of the picture.
A walker standing with his back to the camera, standing on the grassy knolls of a hilltop, looking out across the mountains, with brilliant blue sky in the top half of the picture.
A campfire made of ember logs on the shoreline of a still blue lake in the twilight. Embers are blown from the fire leftwards out of frame, tracing orange lines across the picture.
A room with white linoleum flooring and chairs lining one wall, with sofas in a seating area at the far end of the room.
A bedroom with two bunkbeds
A path with fences either side leading through the misty frost-covered bottom of Buttermere Valley, with sun-covered green mountains rising in the background
A view from the summit of Pillar looking out over surrounding dark green hilltops. Rocks and grass lie in the foreground, with cloud snaking through the valley between the mountains in the background and brilliant blue sky in the top third of the picture.
A walker standing with his back to the camera, standing on the grassy knolls of a hilltop, looking out across the mountains, with brilliant blue sky in the top half of the picture.
A campfire made of ember logs on the shoreline of a still blue lake in the twilight. Embers are blown from the fire leftwards out of frame, tracing orange lines across the picture.
A room with white linoleum flooring and chairs lining one wall, with sofas in a seating area at the far end of the room.
A bedroom with two bunkbeds