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... worked themselves through and now I seem to be experiencing pains along one of my legs; almost as if parts of my legs are falling asleep or pricked with pins. I'm told by some of the guys, that this too will pass. I hope so.
Aside from those minor complaints, it has been quite a trip! I have learned so many things that are just not possible to learn either in a classroom or the controlled setting of a ...
... at times negotiating muddy bogs and squidgy river beds trampled by hundreds of hiking boots. By the time we reached Keld late afternoon my heel was really giving me curry. For many this was the end of the day's leg. However our accommodation was at Thwaite 3 miles further on! That meant a 1.5 hour journey around the side of a hill on a rocky goat track. The weather was changing and beginning to threaten. Thunder rumbled from black clouds not far to out left. We got ...
... and across another moor. We missed a turn off at one point and had to make a detour across a field to rejoin the pathway. We weren't the only ones either. Sometimes no matter how good the descriptions in the guide, we end up somewhere we shouldn't. I've found the GPS on my phone through an app called ViewRanger very useful in such circumstances to get us back on track. We ...
... over stone walls, negotiating sheep with their lambs and cows with very young calfs. All along permissive paths the walker treads without a worry. Harvesting has begun so some fields smelled devine. We first stopped at Shap Abbey. This was founded in 1200 then destroyed in 1530 during Henry VIII's reign. It must have been magnificent once, especially in its remote location. Whilst looking over the ruins the RAF ...
Day 5. We were advised in our guide to expect this to be the toughest day. 25 km including a climb to Kidsty Pike, the highest point along the C2C route. Total ascent of 4400ft! We were up early and after a delicious breakfast donned the boots and at 8.30 headed out into a cool, overcast day. Overnight we had a thunderstorm and the hilltops were still steeped in mist. As we climbed, light rain began to fall so the rain jackets came out. We stole a last glance down to Patterdale ...