The fell that A.Wainwright famously
ascended before any other and which ultimately gave him a lifelong love
of the fells.
Height 239 metres/783
feet Grid Reference SD 41407 99347
Wainwright Outlying Fell
The view to the snow topped higher fells from the top
of Orrest Head from above the view indicator.
The key to the ascent!
Connie on her first walk, aged 3, fulfils the AW prophecy; 'Orrest Head for many of
us, is "where we came in" - our first ascent in Lakeland, our first sight of
mountains in tumultuous array across glittering waters, our awakening to