Day Three - Stonethwaite to Grasmere

Mon. 11th May 2009

Overnight:- Gillercombe:- An absolutely fantastic place to stay. From the moment we were told off as we walked through the gate "Don't you dare walk into my house with them muddy boots on" "I hope your not wet, I'm fed up of you lot arriving wet and having to dry off your clothes" We were put in our place from the start and knew exactly where you were. As we finally made our way into Gillercombe we were ordered straight upstairs to wash, shower and to get back down for tea and buiscuits. 15minutes later we were back down. Rachel also known to us as "Major" (Sergeant not John) was great and ran a lovely B&B. Breakfast we were told (not offered) was full English and would be at 8:00 sharp (we were there) and would stay at Gillercombe again if the oppertunity came along.

Today's Elevations

Today's Route

 

Eagle Craig

 

Waterfall on the way up Greenup Gill

 

Heading up Greenup Gill

 

Greenup Gill getting steeper and steeper

 

Cme on Matt keep up no slackers on this job

Just look at that view

 

Now up again this time Lining Craig - just there over to the left that's the way to go.

 

On top at last (photo courtesy of)

 

C2C Walkers from Vancouver Canada

 

Tree with not long left in Easedale Valley

 

Helm Craig (Lion and the Lamb)

 

Sour Milk Gill leading out of Easdale Tarn

 

Nearly there when we get to the bridge, back over Easedale Gill

 

You have to buy Gingerbread from the Gingerbread shop when in Grasmere

Today's Statistics

Start Time
09:15
Finish Time
04:15
Total Time Taken
7:00
Days Est. Walking Time (Hrs.)
4:25
Days Actual Walking Time (Hrs.)
3:45
Non Walking Time Hrs.)
3:15
Days Est. Mileage
9.20
Days Actual Mileage
9:50
Days Walking Speed (MPH)
2.50

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