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Ascent of Thornthwaite Crag on 2012-12-02

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:Twm Stone
Date:Sunday, December 2, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Thornthwaite Crag
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:783 m / 2572 ft

Ascent Trip Report

The classic Kentmere Horseshoe, including 8 'Wainwrights', done in perfect winter conditions! I can see why it is listed as one of AW's 18 favourite Lakeland routes.

A great family day out for all 6 of us with clear blue skies, negligible wind, firm snow beneath ones feet above 600-650 metres and extensive views in all directions. Parked in Green Quarter rather than Kentmere because of lack of parking spaces and returned just after dark. All-in-all about 13 miles or 21 km, not a bad trip for young (and old) legs.
Summary Total Data
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Trailhead:Green Quarter  
Descent Statistics



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