052, Lake District, 24 Dec 95 to 1 Jan 96

24 Dec 95 to 1 Jan 96, Martha, met up with Chris Channer for the New Year weekend. Sun: Backpacked via Blencathra, camped ½ frozen Bowscale Tarn. Mon: Christmas Day! Cumbria Way, Skiddaw. Tue: Patterdale YH via valley & Derwentfolds. Wed: Kentmere Round to Buttermere YH. Thu: Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, Langdale High Close YH. Fri: Langdale Pikes. Measured -11°C! Longthwaite YH, met Chris. Sat: Langstrath, set up tent near bridge (Chris had bivvi bag!!). Cumbria Way via Angle Tarn. Sun: Scafell via Esk Hause/Great End. Missed Angle Tarn (frozen and snow covered) & started descending into Langdale! Followed compass out of mist into Langstrath then our own footprints right back to the tent in the dark again. Mon: broke camp.