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May 3-6 BH Weekend in the Lakes - Scafell Pike, Great Gable, Buttermere Fell

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May 3-6 BH Weekend in the Lakes - Scafell Pike, Great Gable, Buttermere Fell

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Summit Scafell Pike (978m) via the quieter Seathwaite route.
  • Conquer Green Gable (801), Great Gable (899m) and possibly Kirk Fell (802m)
  • Enjoy a moderate hike up Cat Bells (451) & High Spy (673m) with views over Derwent Water
  • Hikes up to Grisdale Pike (791m), Grag Hill (839m) and Gasgale Gill
  • Visit picture-postcard Keswick and enjoy a ferry ride around Derwent Water
  • Explore the peaks of Buttermere Fell including Dale Head (753m) with views overlooking Buttermere.
  • Based in a large country mansion, situated on the western shores of Derwent Water
  • Experienced AAA event organisers are on hand throughout to advise you on your choice of a hike from the selection offered.
  • At least 2-3 choices of hikes each day led by Experienced Leaders
  • A fully catered trip

WHAT TO EXPECT
AAA has hosted Hiking Weekend events for over a decade. As a result, we have a wealth of experience, ensuring you will enjoy some great hikes and some great food.

HIKE GRADES
You will have a choice of hikes, ranging from Moderate to Energetic. When we have three or more leaders, we also offer Challenging routes. AAA leaders have extensive navigational and hike-leading experience and are trained in wilderness first aid.
You can choose between shorter hikes of around 15 km and longer, more demanding hikes of 25 km+. We will take the weather into account and offer routes on the day.

ITINERARY
The event starts at the accommodation at 18:00 and finishes after the half-day hike on Monday around 1 pm.
Please see the link for a full itinerary.
KIT LIST
Check what kit is required and more.

ACCOMMODATION
We have reserved Hawes End outdoor centre exclusively for AAA this bank holiday weekend. The hostel is a large country mansion, situated on the western shores of Derwent Water, on the outskirts of Keswick. This peaceful location provides a central location for many of the great peaks in the area. There is also a ferry jetty close by ensuring easy access to Keswick.
Accommodation is in single-sex rooms for 6, 1 for 8 people.

FOOD
All of our famous AAA meals are home-cooked with options for vegan and vegetarian diets. Most other dietary requirements can be catered for if advised in advance. Meals are provided as per the inclusions below.

TRANSPORT
Driving is the best option to reach the hostel. To request or offer a lift, please check out this Event Message Board.

COST
The price includes the following:

  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • 3 Cooked breakfasts
  • Friday light supper
  • 2 Dinners on Sat & Sun
  • Packed lunches
  • Choices of at least 2-3 Daily Guided Hikes by experienced hike leaders
  • Compliance with the 2018 Package Travel Regulations, including Financial protection.

The price does not include:

  • Transport to the destination
  • Ferry rides and admissions to attractions
  • Alcoholic drinks and other incidentals

PRICE
The trip is £ 299 per person.
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MAKE YOUR BOOKING
Click Attend and confirm your place with a payment of £299 to
Name: AAA LG Ltd
Account No.: 69543038
Sort Code: 60-09-02
Add Ref: 240503 (include your meetup profile name)
Then email aaalondongroup@yahoo.co.uk to advise that your payment has been sent.
If you have a question, check out our FAQ page
Details for cancellations and selling your space can be found on the Terms & Conditions
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