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Route

The start is at the Village Hall, Broughton Mills (GR  223 907) and the finish is the Moot Hall, Keswick (GR 267 234).  The 21 summits listed below must be visited, crossing Wrynose Pass and Honister Pass where a support vehicle can be located.  Use OS Explorer Maps OL6 and OL4, South-West and North-West areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule

 

Click on the icon to view/print a pdf schedule of the inaugural traverse made in June 2005.

            

Registration  

Dick Courchee requests that anyone considering a traverse or wishing to report one contact him; email: sdc555@tiscali.co.uk

o   Registrations - list of registered completions (updated each year-end).

 

 

 

 

 

1
Great Stickle
212 916
2
Stickle Pike
212 928
3
Caw
230 944
4
White Maiden
254 957
5
Brown Pike
261 966
6
Dow Crag
262 978
7
Coniston Old Man
272 978
8
Swirl How
273 005
9
Great Carrs
270 009
10
Cold Pike
263 036
11
Crinkle Crags
249 049
12
Bowfell
245 064
13
Esk Pike
237 075
14
Great End
227 084
15
Great Gable
211 103
16
Green Gable
215 107
17
Brandreth
215 119
18
Grey Knotts
217 126
19
High Spy
234 162
20
Maiden Moor
237 182
21
Cat Bells
244 199

Nearly there in 2005 (Wendy Dodds)

This is a south to north, high-level traverse of 21 Lakeland peaks involving some 35 miles and 12000 feet of ascent.  Devised by Sue and Dick Courchee, it was first completed in 2005.  It starts at Broughton Mills in Dunnerdale and finishes at the Moot Hall, Keswick, although it may be completed in either direction.  The route complements the north-east to south-west line of the Joss Naylor Challenge but is intended as a more informal outing without time limits, although completions should be registered (see below).

Cumbrian Traverse.pdf
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