|Route taken on 8th May 2011 by Phil G4OBK, Judy (XYL) and friend Geoff|
We met up with Geoff on one day one of a short break and parked at the lay-by on the A591 at NY 342076. We started walking at 12.15 pm and headed up the Easedale Road to Easedale Tarn.
|On the path to Blea Rigg LDW-152 for Wainwrights On The Air|
After a gradual ascent up the tarn another 800 feet was gained in 45 minutes to place us on the summit of Blea Rigg LDW-152.
On our walk up to the summit we had en-route contacts with several other WOTA activators who were on the fells that day including M1MPB, G4WHA, 2R0XSD, 2E0MIX and G1OPV. I made 10 contacts on 2m FM from the summit, the total being boosted by the other activators on fells within VHF range.
|Phil G4OBK, XYL Judy and friend Geoff at the Bridge below Tarn Crag LDW-150|
The airwaves around Grasmere remained full of WOTA stations as we then proceeded on to our final summit of Tarn Crag LDW-150. This involved a with a 270ft descent and re-ascent. A 40 minute stay produced 16 contacts which included 5 summit to summit contacts.
We left the summit at 1624 hrs reaching Grasmere 90 minutes later.