Trips & Weekends Away2009

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Easter Weekend 2009

Thursday 9th - Monday 13th April

Visit to the Beautiful Scenic Lake District County of Cumbria, Northwest England

Ambleside Youth Hostel, Waterhead, Cumbria, England

Moderate/Hard lead Walks

Low Level Walkers Facilitated

Two Grades of Walks Daily except Monday

Boat and Bus Trip

Leader: Jim Barry

Proposed Weekend Itinerary

  • North Western Fells: Cat Bells (GR 244 199) Dale Head (GR 223 153)
  • Western Fells: Great Gable (GR 211 103)
  • Southern Fells: Bow Fell (GR 245 064) / Crinkle Crags (GR 249 049)
  • Low level walkers facilitated at each of the above locations
  • Social Events
    British Ordinance Survey Maps 1:50.000 Landranger Series, Sheet 90

Accommodation:   Ambleside Youth Hostel, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria
Cost:                      € 330 (Includes Bed Nights, Meals, Transport)
Booking:                € 150 NON REFUNDABLE deposit to An Óige Head Office (01-8304555) 
                              by credit card or cash deposit. Balance of € 180 to be paid before Friday                               13th March, as hostel has to be paid in full at this time. 
Meals:                    Hostel Breakfast, Dinner and Packed Lunch included in the price.
Food:                     As above - stopping at local shops for extras etc.
Bring:                     Sterling Currency, Suitable Walking Boots/Rainwear/Change of Warm
                              Clothing/Towels/Toilet Gear/Flask/Torch/First Aid Kit/Camera/Binoculars                               etc.
Meeting Place/Time: Stena Line Departure Terminal, Dun Laoghaire at 10.15am
Departure:               Holy Thursday from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead at 11am sharp on HSS                                Stena Line. Please note: Ferry times are subject to alteration at short                                    notice. 
Return:                    Monday evening from Holyhead on 3.30pm Ferry after bus journey from                                Lake District to arrive back in Dun Laoghaire at 5.30pm approx. 

Welcome Aboard!