My Winter Mountain Leader assessment: a week to remember.

My Winter Mountain Leader assessment:  a week to remember.

Earlier this month Climb it Range’s Jim Langley passed his assessment to become a Winter Mountain Leader. Below he describes how he achieved this accreditation.   I recently spent perhaps the hardest week of my life  being assessed for my Winter

From Grasmere to Fairfield and Helvellyn.

From Grasmere to Fairfield and Helvellyn.

As we leave Grasmere village heading towards Ambleside along the southern side of Grasmere lake, I can’t help feeling that spring is here, and summer is not far away.  There’s real warmth in the air and the sun frequently escapes