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  Borrowdale Weekend 31 July to 3 August 2020 Borrowdale Weekend 31 July to 3 August 2020 A group of 14 members was able to take advantage of eased restrictions to get back to some fell walking in the Lake District, this weekend having been deferred from May. Car sharing was somewhat limited so members either met up or did their own thing on the sweltering hot Friday journeying to the hotel accommodation. Glaramara had set out clear one-way systems and dining was split into two rooms instead of the usual one. Food as usual was excellent. Saturday started out less promising, and those who had planned to do Scafell Pike decided to leave it until Sunday, instead driving to Honister Pass to do Fleetwith Pike, down to Gatesgarth and up Robinson and Dale Head, a tough walk with considerable ascent. Other walks included the waterfalls of Langstrath or a walk from Keswick over Walla Crag and High Seat and via Watendlath. Barry decided to add on Dale Head as a little extra at the end of t