19-22 December 1998, Martha. Sat: Left car at Derwentfolds. Calfhow Pike via Fisherwife Rake, Dod's Ridge, Helvellyn, Grisedale Tarn, Grisedale, Patterdale YH. Sun: Fairfield via Hart Crag, High Pike, Rydal Water. Taxi to Grasmere Thorney How YH. Mon: Eskdale via Helm Crag, Sergeant Man, Angle Tarn, Esk Hause, Allen Crags, Glaramara, Borrowdale, Castle Lodge B&B. Descended in wintry rain. Welcomed at B&B by roaring fire, pot of tea, cake & candle for Martha! The Yew Tree Restaurant for birthday meal. Tue: Rosthwaite, Watendlath (wet & boggy, lucky for us it was well frozen), High Tove, High Seat, Bleaberry Fells, back to Derwentfolds.