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  1. H

    Open River Canoe Adventures (ORCA).

    Hi, I’ve been a long time lurker in the forum and have only recently stated posting. I thought I’d write a quick review for a Canoe building course I completed last year with Open River Canoe Adventures (ORCA) in Pooley Bridge, The Lake District. ORCA offer amongst other things) four day...
  2. _Vaughan

    Wild Camping given the go ahead in the Lake District

    Howdy! I had a brief search but couldn't spot that this had gone up. I am an avid wild camper, living in London and utilising what space I have here is key. Anyway, I was browsing through areas for an epic summer wild camp (actually looking at wild camping the coast to coast, but more on...
  3. theoctagon

    Bank holiday weekend around Coniston

    A few clips from last weekend in the Southern Fells Bit of a write up here :) Matt
  4. Druss

    Mosedale Cottage Bothy

    Hi all, me and my pal Adey just got back from a trip to Mosedale Cottage bothy in the lakes. We just stayed for the night and most of the next day. It was a longer slog to get there than we thought. We parked in the car par at Wet Sleddale reservoir and cut across bridalway south of the...
  5. Druss

    Mosedale Cottage Bothy

    I was just wondering if any of you have been to the Mosedale Cottage Both in Cumbria. Me and a pal are planning a 2 night camping trip thursday and friday and would like to camp near the Bothy on the first night, then find a good location to walk to on the second day for a bit of wild camping...
  6. theoctagon

    A snowy few days in the Lakes

    Managed to get up to the Lakes last week so thought I'd share a few photo's from my trip. Had a really good few days, took the Trailstar again and very happy I did as there were some strong winds which the Trailstar just took in it's stride! I'll be adding a write up and more...
  7. theoctagon

    First camp of 2013

    With a couple of days off work last week I finally had the chance to get out for my first wild camp of the new year. I decided to head to the Western Fells of the Lake District and had initially planned on a two night trip, unfortunately I needed to get some life admin done on my first day off...
  8. theoctagon

    Back to the Lakes

    I've wanted to get out with my Trailstar ever since it arrived last month and I finally got the chance last week, so I thought I'd share a few photo's/words from my trip. With a couple of days free I decided to head up to the Lakes, back to one of my favourite areas around Borrowdale/Ennerdale...
  9. theoctagon

    A couple of days in the Lakes

    I've just got back from a couple of days in the Lake District so I thought I'd share a few words and photo's from my trip As you've probably guessed from the photo above the trip was a rather wet one! Due to the weather I didn't take as many photo's as I'd have liked but I managed to come...
  10. theoctagon

    A few nights away (Pic Heavy)

    I've just got back from a few nights away in the Lakes so I thought I'd do a quick write up and share a few photo's from my trip. I didn't really have too much of a plan for this trip, I just wanted to do a bit of walking and also to properly test out my hammock set-up. It took most of the...
  11. K

    Weekend in the lakes

    Dear all, This coming weekend I am going to the lake district for my birthday, I'm planning on climbing Helvellyn (weather pending) but I also wanted to try my hand at a bit of foraging. I have a basic knife, a multi-tool flip out kit and that's about it at the moment. I was wondering...