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Fell Walking

A popular tourist destination, the Lake District has a lot to offer for those who choose to explore the places that they travel by foot.
 

This rural area in the North West part of England is home to the famous Lake District National Park. If wildlife, majestic mountains and fells are what you are looking for, then this is the perfect spot for you.

Safety Tips when Going for Lake District Hill Walks
 

So you've already decided that the best way to explore the natural delights that Cumbria has to offer is by engaging in Lake District hill walks.
 

What's next on the agenda? Naturally, you need to ensure that your Lake District hill walks will be a pleasurable and safe experience.  Take a look at the following tips on how your safety can be ensured during one of your Lake District hill walks:


  • Consider getting a guide.
When going for Lake District hill walks which were famously documented by Alfred Wainwright, you may want to consider getting a guide.  This is especially true if it is your first time in the area and you do not know your way around Lake District hill walks.

The guide does not necessarily have to be a paid one. Someone in the hotel that you're staying at may recommend a guide who is willing to accompany you during one of the Lake District hill walks that you are looking forward to.

Better yet, go online and search for clubs which engage in regular Lake District hill walks.  Contact a representative from the club and make your intentions know that you would like to go along in one of their Lake District hill walks.
 

This is especially true for the elderly who may have some heart problems, or those who have been leading a sedentary lifestyle.  Lake District hill walks do require a certain amount of physical exertion, so determine if you are physically up for the challenge of exploring the gorgeous mountains and fells at the Lake District.


This is probably something that novice adventurers forget to do.  When going for Lake District hill walks, make sure that the weather 'cooperates'.
 

Nothing ruins a good exploratory walk than foul weather.  Not to mention the fact that even a little rain could be unsafe, especially if you are venturing out on your own.


  • Safety should be your number one priority.
Make sure that you are prepared for any emergency.  Before going for Lake District hill walks, you should check if your mobile phone is fully charged.
 

You should check who to contact beforehand in case you run into an accident. Make sure that you have a compass and a first aid kit in your backpack. Bring along some snacks and drinks which you can enjoy while basking in the view of the majestic fells and mountains at the Lake District.

With these safety Lake District hill walk tips, you can have a worry-free, fun exploration in the area that is such a delight to discover.
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