Abbeystead 14-06-2017 – Leader Derek

Abbeystead 14-06-2017 – Leader Derek

On a day with a guaranteed good forecast, the only grouse was the bird, as we wandered high over the moors, making good use of a shooter road for a lot of the walk.  16 were present today, and Derek led us gently northward and upward for a mile to Higher Lee Farm, where the serious work of the day began, us we climbed up Lee Fell to the shooting hut at Grizedale Head at 1200 feet – around 650 feet higher than Higher Lee. Fortunately, we stopped here for our coffee break, before climbing northward again, then turning east onto access...

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