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Cicerone Guide: the Tarns of Lakeland, Volume 1: West

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides: The Tarns of Lakeland Volume: 1

By: John Nuttall and Anne Nuttall

Cicerone Press

Paperback | #75596 | ISBN-13: 9781852841713
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Scattered across the Lake District National Park are hundreds of tarns and small pools waiting to be discovered by the unhurried fell-walker. With their small tent and immense enthusiasm, John and Anne Nuttall have investigated 'every little speck of blue' on the map in their efforts to compile these detailed mountain tarn walks of western Lakeland. From huge Devoke Water to the tiny Lang Tarn on the Heathwaite Fells, the authors reveal that every tarn is unique in its appeal and that the seasonal changes ensure that no two visits are ever the same. Each of the 42 walks is accompanied by a hand-drawn 1:25,000 scale route map, plus beautiful pen-line drawings and details on distances, ascents, starting points and precise routes, including historical and environmental snippets to tempt the reader further. This is the companion volume to "The Tarns of Lakeland, Volume 2: East".


Introduction Notes Chapter 1: North Western Tarns: Whinlatter Forest Newlands Buttermere and Ennerdale Tarns: Cogra Moss Floutern Tarn Bleaberry Tarn Hay Stacks Ennerdale Forest Borrowdale Tarns: Dale Head Brandreth and Grey Knotts Seathwaite Fell Glaramara Rosthwaite Fell Watendlath Wasdale Tarns: Greendale Tarn Scoat Tarn and Low Tarn Kirk Fell Lambfoot Dub and Lingmell Sca Fell and Scafell Pike Wastwater Screes Eskdale Tarns Parkgate Tarn Bleatarn Hill and Little Ratty Great How and Burnmoor Tarn Low Birker Tarn Upper Eskdale Holehouse Tarn and Devoke Water Langdale Tarns: The Langdale Pikes to Angle Tarn Stickle Tarn to Silver How Crinkle Crags and Little Stand Little Langdale Tarns: Blea Tarn and Lingmoor Fell Greenburn Tarn Upper Duddon Valley Tarns: Hard Knott Seathwaite Tarn Coniston Tarns: Wetherlam Swirl How to Coniston Old Man Dow Crag Holme Fell Torver Common Tarns Appletree Worth Forest Furness Tarns Tarn Hill and Stickle Pike Black Combe Blawith Knott and Heathwaite Fell Broughton in Furness

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John and Anne Nuttall are the authors of the popular Mountains of England and Wales as well as nine other guidebooks. They also write a weekly column for the Manchester Evening News. In 280 walks they have explored most of North West England. They also write for various magazines about the mountainous areas of England and Wales. Anne was a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society but gave up pharmacy to concentrate on outdoor writing. John was formerly a Chartered Engineer and manager with ICL but now illustrates many books with his pen and ink drawings. Their books have won the 1993 and 1996 OWG/ COLA Award for Excellence (guidebook) and the 1997 Lakeland Book of the Year Award.

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