Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Details

Date : 09/12/2016

Duration : 3-5 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Hill/Moorland Walking

Weather : Heavy Rain - Poor Visibility

Wind : Strong Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

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Description

Route - Arnsbarrow Hill
Weather - Low cloud, poor visibility, rain & strong wind
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Poor visibility navigation, group leadership, extensive map and compass work due to poor visibility with leg timing and relocation exercises
Group - 10
Camp style - N/A
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - no, group member planned walk, provided navigation due to poor visibility
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - open mountains for the majority of the day
Experience must be in terrain and weather comparable to that found in UK and Irish hills - Yes Lake District
Knowledge is increased and skills practised - see above
Attention is paid to safety - Constantly looking out for hazards and advising as appropriate.
The journey is five hours or more - No, 4:12 hours in total
Adverse conditions may be encountered - Low cloud, poor visibility, rain and strong winds
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - N/A

Area : Southern Fells (Scafell Pike)

The Southern Fells Include Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England, occupy a broad area to the south of Great Langdale, Borrowdale and Wasdale. High and rocky towards the centre of the Lake District, the Southern Fells progressively take on a moorland character toward the south west. In the south east are the well known Furness Fells, their heavily quarried flanks rising above Coniston Water.

Map

Time Taken : 04:09:34 Distance : 10.36 km Ascent : 704 m Descent : -643 m Avg Speed : 2.85 kmph Moving Speed : 2.86 kmph