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The Penrith Ramblers Group is an active group in the Lake District area of Ramblers, leading over 6 walks per week in the summer months and about 5 walks per week during the rest of the year. Despite being centred on a fairly small town, the group has over 300 members and carries out more walks than most other groups.

The group holds most walks on Wednesdays, when 4 and sometimes 5 walks are held, with one walk on a Saturday. In the summer, walks are held on a Thursday evening and some special 'theme' walks are held on a Sunday. Active walkers in the group tend to associate with a particular walking party, based on friendship groupings and walking ability, though some members do swop between walking parties.

Besides leading walks, the group is involved with investigating routes for new and existing paths and reporting obstructions to paths in the area. It also holds social events, such as lunches/dinners and walking trips in other areas of the country.

As you might expect there are many members who work with little publicity behind the scenes, helping with social events, doing the administration, making policy decisions and helping to publicise the group, e.g. writing articles in the local press.

Next Walks

A Group

Wednesday 29 January - Pennine Plaza - Kirkland, Cross, Little and Great Dun Fells

12 miles - 3100 feet. Meet at 8:30am

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B+ Group

Wednesday 29 January - Crookdale Horseshoe

Shap Summit, Harrop Pike, Grey Crag, Lord's Seat, High Bank House

11 miles - 1900 feet. Meet at 9:00am

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B Group

Wednesday 29 January - Loughrigg Fell and Loughrigg Terrace from Clappersgate

8 miles - 1400 feet. Meet at 9:15am

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C Group

Wednesday 29 January - A walk to Stainton

please meet at the Rugby Club car park as we will be walking from there.

5 miles - 150 feet. Meet at 9:30am

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Wednesday 29 January - Grasmere to Ambleside

Walking the Coffin Road from Grasmere to Ambleside, amidst wonderful scenery, then taking advantage of the bus for the return journey.

6 miles - 600 feet. Meet at 10:30am

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Strolling 2

Wednesday 29 January - Setting out from Morland

Countryside and water courses in the vicinity of Morland

3½ miles - 250 feet. Meet at 10:30am

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Saturday Group

Saturday 1 February - Fell End Clouds and Harter Fell

9 miles - 1900 feet. Meet at 9:00am

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• Posted: Thursday 16 March 2017