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Events > 2011

The 1931 Tour ChallengeThe 1931 Tour Challenge
Saturday 7 May to Saturday 28 May 2011

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Alfred Wainwright’s Walking Tour in the Lake District Whitsuntide 1931


The aim of this years challenge was to visit all the locations on Wainwright’s 1931 Tour of the Lake District, and, by doing so, walk the route in its entirety.

1931 Challenge Tour Gallery  
If there is a camera symbol next to a participants name then simply click the camera to view a photo of that walk.

Submit your Challenge report and photo
Please click here to find details of how to submit your 1931 Tour Challenge walk report and photos.

A full list of walks and locations can be downloaded by clicking here

The Calvert TrustParticipants were invited to make donations to The Lake District Calvert Trust and UK tax payers were encouraged to enhance the donation by completing the GiftAid Declaration on the application form. There was a suggested minimum donation of £10.


THE 1931 TOUR CHALLENGE

No. WALK STAGES PARTICIPANT
1 Windermere to Garburn Pass Derek Cockell click for photo click for photo
2 Garburn Pass to High Street Roy Male click for photo click for photo click for photo
3 High Street to Patterdale Ian Prater click for photo
4 Patterdale to Sticks Pass David Scott
5 Sticks Pass to Scales Christopher Allen
6 Scales to Threlkeld Steve Pattemore click for photo
7 Keswick to Newlands Hause Phil Catterall click for photo
8 Newlands Hause to Buttermere Michael Lowe click for photo
9 Buttermere to Scarth Gap D & S Hainsworth click for photo
10 Scarth Gap to Beck Head Michael Elcock click for photo
11 Beck Head to Wasdale Head Rob Kane
12 Wasdale Head to Esk Hause Eric Robson
13 Esk Hause to Three Tarns Brian Rainford
14 Three Tarns to ODG, Langdale P. Callaway
15 ODG, Langdale to Head of Far Easedale Robin Oatridge click for photo click for photo click for photo
16 Head of Far Easedale to Grasmere Wainwright Society walk
17 Grasmere to Ambleside Don Morris click for photo click for photo
     
  WALK LOCATIONS  
  (Windermere - Station)  
18 Orrest Head David Johnson click for photo click for photo
19 Dubbs Reservoir (Windermere Reservoir) Caroline Nichol
20 Applethwaite Quarry Caroline Nichol
21 Garburn Pass Nigel Marsden
22 YOKE Michael Cotterill click for photo
23 ILL BELL Leslie Ritchie click for photo
24 FROSWICK Nigel Marsden
25 THORNTHWAITE CRAG D. Howling click for photo
26 HIGH STREET Peter Cartwright click for photo
27 Straits of Riggindale John Burland click for photo
28 THE KNOTT Keith Walker click for photo
29 Satura Crag John Fairclough
30 Angle Tarn John Bewick
31 ANGLETARN PIKES John Burland
32 Boredale Hause Janet & Mike Eccleston
  (Patterdale - Post Office)  
33 Grassthwaite Howe Derek Cockell click for photo click for photo
34 Hole-in-the-wall Nigel Marsden
35 Striding Edge Nigel Marsden
36 HELVELLYN Nigel Marsden
37 Helvellyn Lower Man Nigel Marsden
38 WHITE SIDE Dave Billington click for photo click for photo
39 RAISE Nigel Marsden
40 Sticks Pass Nigel Marsden
41 STYBARROW DODD William Smith
42 WATSON'S DODD Ray Bradshaw click for photo
43 GREAT DODD Martin Kirk click for photo
44 Calfhow Pike Kevin Whalleyclick for photo
45 CLOUGH HEAD Richard Daly click for photo
46 White Pike Martin Arnold
47 Mariel Bridge Steve Pattemore click for photo click for photo
  (Wallthwaite)  
  (Scales - White Horse Inn)  
48 Brunt Knott Steve Pattemore click for photo
49 Sharp Edge Jan Ostrowski click for photo
50 Atkinson Pike David Luckhurst
51 HALLSFELL TOP (BLENCATHRA) June & Bill Norris Green click for photo
  (Threlkeld - Horse & Farrier Inn)  
  (Keswick - Moot Hall)  
52 CATBELLS Clive & Rosie Palmer click for photo
53 Hause Gate Peter Rigg click for photo
54 MAIDEN MOOR Judy Catterall click for photo
55 HIGH SPY (Eel Crags) Fred & Ann Morris click for photo
56 Dalehead Tarn Derek Cockell
57 DALE HEAD Sue & Alan Tune click for photo click for photo
58 HINDSCARTH Phillip Wickens click for photo
59 Littledale Edge Roger Bunyan
60 ROBINSON Geoffrey Fielding click for photo
  (Newlands Hause)  
61 KNOTT RIGG John Clark
62 ARD CRAGS Tony & Judy Clarkson click for photo
63 Sail Pass Hugh Templeman
64 SAIL David Wilson click for photo
65 EEL CRAG (Crag Hill) Sally Wilson click for photo
66 GRASMOOR Peter Dransfield click for photo
67 WANDOPE Hugh Templeman
68 Thirdgill Head Man Hugh Templeman
69 WHITELESS PIKE Hugh Templeman
  (Buttermere - Bridge Hotel)  
70 The Saddle (Dodd) via Far Ruddy Beck Roger Bunyan
71 RED PIKE (B) GL Cummins 
72 HIGH STILE Jenny Whalley click for photo
73 HIGH CRAG Roger Bunyan
74 Gamlin End Roger Bunyan
75 Seat Roger Bunyan
76 Scarth Gap Roger Bunyan
77 HAYSTACKS Roger Bunyan
78 Innominate Tarn Martin Tovey click for photo click for photo
79 Blackbeck Tarn Lindsay Shaw
80 BRANDRETH Lindsay Shaw
81 Gillercomb Head Lindsay Shaw
82 GREEN GABLE Jon Ray click for photo
83 Windy Gap Val Wilkinson
84 GREAT GABLE Tom Chapman click for photo
85 Beck Head Val Wilkinson
86 Kirkfell Tarn Val Wilkinson
87 KIRK FELL M Brennan
88 Black Sail Pass J & S McGuigan click for photo
89 Looking Stead J & S McGuigan click for photo
90 PILLAR Robert Kane click for photo
91 Pillar Rock Martin Roberts click for photo click for photo click for photo
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92 Wind Gap (Windy Gap) J & S McGuigan click for photo
93 Black Crag J & S McGuigan click for photo
94 SCOAT FELL Jennifer Mcguigan click for photo
95 RED PIKE (W) Stephen Mcguigan click for photo
96 The Chair Andy Malcolm click for photo
97 Dore Head J & S McGuigan click for photo
  (Wasdale Head Inn)  
98 Brown Tongue Andy Beck
99 Hollow Stones Tom Whitaker click for photo
100 Lingmell Col Frank Walton click for photo
101 SCAFELL PIKE Frank Walton click for photo
102 Mickledore (Mickledore Chasm) David P Johnson
103 Broadcrag Col Andy Beck
104 Broad Crag Andy Beck
105 GREAT END Jeff Coates click for photo click for photo
106 Calf Cove Andy Beck
107 Esk Hause Andy Beck
108 ESK PIKE Richard Wellham click for photo
109 Ore Gap Andy Beck
110 BOWFELL John Pulford click for photo
111 Three Tarns Tony Thompson click for photo
112 Shelter Crags Andy Beck click for photo
113 CRINKLE CRAGS Nick Collard
114 COLD PIKE DR Page click for photo
115 Red Tarn Steve Ward click for photo
116 PIKE O' BLISCO Lindsay Shaw click for photo
117 Blake Rigg Andy Beck click for photo
  (Wall End)  
  (ODG, Langdale)  
  (NDG, Langdale)  
118 Dungeon Ghyll Force Graeme Chapman click for photo
119 Thorn Crag David & Heather Pitt
120 LOFT CRAG David & Heather Pitt
121 PIKE O' STICKLE R Purkiss
122 HARRISON STICKLE Phillip Callaway click for photo
123 PAVEY ARK Andy Lang click for photo 
124 THUNACAR KNOTT Christine Hurford click for photo
125 SERGEANT MAN S Winterburn click for photo click for photo
126 HIGH RAISE David & Graham Hall click for photo
127 Greenup Edge Lyndon & Joyce Davies click for photo
128 Head of Far Easedale Lyndon & Joyce Davies
129 CALF CRAG John & Linda Wadsworth click for photo
130 GIBSON KNOTT Jack Townson click for photo
131 HELM CRAG Esther Phillips click for photo click for photo
  (Grasmere - Moss Parrock) the green opposite Heaton Cooper studio  
132 Red Bank Jeff Carlton click for photo
133 Loughrigg Terrace Peter Linney click for photo
  (Pelter Bridge) By-road to Ambleside  
  (Ambleside - Information Centre) End of the walk  
  (Windermere Station by bus)  
 
  Walk statistics  
  Day 1: 14.84 miles 3974' of ascent  
  Day 2: 20.11 miles 6242' of ascent  
  Day 3: 18.96 miles 7299' of ascent  
  Day 4: 16.50 miles 8367' of ascent  
  Day 5: 13.69 miles 6371' of ascent  
  Day 6: 15.48 miles 4259' of ascent  
     
  Total length: 99.58 miles  
  Total ascent: 36,512'