Kentmere Horseshoe Wild Camp – Lake District Video – Mountains for Minds

In June 2021, I completed part of the Kentmere Horseshoe and collected 8 Wainwrights: Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts.

Reading extracts from the Pictorial Guide To the Lakeland Fells Collection 7 Books Set By Alfred Wainwright

The weather on day one started fine but by the afternoon became poor and visibility was bad, limited to less than 20 metres.

Thankfully I had my GPS Garmin Etrex 20x which helped keep me on course. The weather on day two was much better and I enjoyed a relaxing evening and wonderful sunset.

As a hypnotherapist, I know how important being in nature is. Hiking and wild camping gives me an opportunity to disconnect from my busy life and reconnect with what is important – inner peace.

Sitting on a mountain, listening to nothing more than the sound of the wind and the birds (and occasional sheep!) is good for the soul.

The video is part of the Wainwright Challenge to hike all 214 of the Wainwrights in the Lake District, England

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