Start point: Strands Bridge (NY 249 135)
Strands Bridge – The Combe – Combe Door – Combe Head – Stonethwaite Fell – Rosthwaite Cam on Rosthwaite Fell – Bessyboot on Rosthwaite Fell – Big Stanger Gill – Stonethwaite – Strands Bridge
Distance: 7.1 miles Total Ascent: 762 metres Time Taken: 4 hours 30 minutes Start Time: 09:00
Weather: Cold wind, wintry. 4C
Today’s walk was up to Glaramara (or it was supposed to be – read on to find out why it didn’t quite turn out that way!) via Combe Gill. It is certainly a quiet way to climb but then again it is normally fairly quiet on the fells when conditions aren’t particularly good in winter.