Lake District II

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Introduction

Following a weekend I spent up there with the family just now (too wet, windy and icy to do high level walks sadly, but I mapped some valley footpaths meaning the Langdale area is pretty complete now) I'd like to propose another summer outdoors mapping event, returning to the Lake District following last year's successful event.

I propose moving west to the Borrowdale/Buttermere area this year, to cover an area still not present on OSM, including the well known peaks of Great Gable, Pillar, High Stile and Haystacks and the surrounding valley areas. This is on a bus route to Keswick allowing possible coverage of that area too. This area together with last year's Grasmere-Ambleside-Langdale focus will mean that the most popular core areas of the Lakes will have very good coverage.

I'd propose any time June 15th to July 10th - any earlier than that I (Nick W) will be unavailable, and any later will be peak holiday season so expensive, crowded and hard to get accommodation. An alternative time would be late September, though my own preferences would be for early summer. A less likely but just conceivable third option would be late May. I'd like to hold it well away from the proposed Wales event so people hopefully can attend both.

As soon as I know my exact work commitments (these are unknown at this stage) I will decide on an exact week. This *may* be the first week in July if things are as they were last year, but no guarantees.


Who's coming

Please sign up if possibly interested, along with preferred time.

Nick W mid June to mid July

steve8 don't know other commitments this early