Please Sign up for Crinkle Crags Excursion

So that the Field Trip leader knows how many people to expect, ensure that on-one is left behind and communicate any last minute changes; if you intend to participate in the excursion on Wednesday please complete the registration form below.

It is important you have read all the provided excursion information and risk register. Full details on the event page.

Event Reminder: Crinkle Crags Excursion

Leader: Dave Hasleden

Joint CGS/WGS trip

Wednesday, 12 June, 2024    

Start: 09:45

Meet at Blea Tarn National Trust Car Park NY 2956 0432

Field Itinerary

Please see pdf details of the field itinerary for the Crinkle Crags field trip and of the itinerary for the alternative Wrynose to Blea Tarn trip.  If the weather precludes both of these and assuming it is not cancelled then Dave will use the GA Guide as a basis for the Side Pike Trip.

Event Reminder: Cockermouth GeoTrail

A stroll around Cockermouth Building Stones in
search of geology
Walk details can be downloaded from

After the walk we intend to gather in The Bush on Main Street 7.15 – 7.30. Anyone looking for food is advised to book in advance either at The Bush that will take a group of no more than 6 or elsewhere. Other options include: Hunters which will also have a quiz, Tarantella restaurant, The Bitter End and at more expense, The Trout.

Event Reminder: Smardale Geo Trail

Leader: Sylvia Woodhead

Meet 10.30 am at the CWT car park at Smardale NY 742 083.

CGS members assisted with an earlier version of this GeoTrail, from Newbiggin-on-Lune. This GeoTrail starts in the new CWT car park and follows a GeoTrail designed for the Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Project. We will follow the trail over Smardale Fell, examining Carboniferous Ashfell Limestone and Sandstone, and return along the former railway line. About 5 miles, including open fell. GeoTrail leaflet available. Bring lunch.

Full Details on the Event page