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EC Lake District Escape: 7-9th November

Join a TeamJames HipkissComment

Location is everything this weekend. Our mountain lodge is remote, located several miles from the closest road and surrounded by the peaks of Great Gable and Kirk FellConverted from a former shepherds bothy our lodge has just had a make-over, so its fresh and clean but retains the rustic charm that makes it the most sought after hut in the Lakes. There are only 14 spaces on this weekend so be quick as this is bound to be oversubscribed.The weekend will start on Friday afternoon / evening. We will meet you and walk into the lodge together. With no road access for several miles in any direction, bring a rucksack and pack light as you will carry everything in for the weekend. Don't worry we will help you with this, we can lend you a rucksack and advise on what to bring (and what not to bring)Expect a weekend away from the modern world, out of the reach of traffic, phones and internet and staying in an off grid location powered by renewable energy.We will spend Saturday and Sunday exploring the area on foot. Within easy reach are the famous peaks of Great and Green Gable, High Stile, Pillar and Kirk Fell. Nearby Haystacks gives views over picturesque Buttermere, or we could cross the dramatic Honister Pass to Dale Head giving views over the Newlands Valley and Derwent Water.There are also some classic climbing routes near the lodge including Pillar Rock and Napes Needle (NB these will be self guided)If you've never come on an EC Adventure before, they're informal, friendly and great fun. We generally have singles, couples and small sets of friends coming along, from complete beginners to adventure professionals - what we all share is a love for adventure. Ages tend to range between mid 20s and mid 40s but anyone over 18years old and young at heart is welcome.