…I’ll be heading north to do battle with the last dregs of my Wainwright round. With 10 Western fells to do to complete the 214, plus another two nearby Southern fells that I want to redo as I used a car to get to them, I’m hoping that by the weekend I’ll be celebrating the end.
I briefly toyed with the idea of making a big thing out of the final fell and having a big group walk, but after a bit of soul searching decided that I really wanted to complete in the same manner that I’ve ticked off the vast majority of the fells – alone, just me and the fells. Well, that and the fact that I don’t know when I’ll next get an opportunity to do the last one if I don’t do it now.
So I’m heading for somewhere on the 77/77A bus route to begin the task of mopping up the final fells. Unusually for me I don’t have a route planned out. I’ve spent several hours working out various ways of doing it, and in the end concluded I didn’t like the way any of them fitted, so I’ve decided to simply make it up as I go along. This is quite a departure for me. So it will be interesting to see how successful it is.
By the way the ones I have left are:
- Low Fell
- Burnbank Fell
- Blake Fell
- Gavel Fell
- Hen Comb
- Middle Fell
and of course, Haystacks being the designated final fell.
The two I’m looking to repeat are Scafell Pike and Great End.
If I do all of this it will be a complete carless round – quite an achievement considering I live in Essex. So wish me luck, and you can follow my progress on Social Hiking.