Being based in London it's not particularly easy for me to actually tick off Wainwright fells but on every trip to the Lake District I try to do some more.
This section is broken down to follow the different geographical areas used by Wainwright to divide his Pictorial Guides.
Sitting between Derwent Water and Borrowdale, and Thurlmere and the Dunmail Raise. Includes such luminaries as the Langdale Pikes and High Raise.
Between the Keswick to Ambleside road, and Ullswater, you'll find the Eastern Fells. Includes Fairfield and Helvellyn.
All of Lakeland that is the east of the Kirkstone Pass.
Tucked away near Keswick can be found Catbells, Grisedale Pike and more.
A large cluster of fells to the north of Keswick.
Fells to the of Great Langdale, Borrowdale and Wasdale as well as those around Eskdale.
Published 5 September 2013
It’s going to take time. But I’ll get them all in the end.
Published 14 December 2016
By pointlessly plotting the number of Wainwrights I have walked per year, I have spotted a link in the years I have bagged the least,
Published 7 October 2015
With a summer of hill climbing, it’s time to do some charts and find out the Wainwright bagging stats.
Published 22 September 2013
Can there be anything finer than an open top bus?
Published 16 July 2013
Is it possible to do twenty Wainwrights in a trip to the Lakes?
Published 15 May 2012
Like many walkers, I have a set of Wainwright’s guides on my bookshelf. Seven in total. As well as Wainwright’s Pennine Way Companion and his A Coast to Coast Walk, there’s five pictorial guides to the Lake District.