Spring is in the Air.............. so an amazing fell runner friend Stuart Air has a birthday tomorrow. A few months ago whilst he was dragging me around the Fells, we were discussing what he was going to do for his birthday, and so his idea of  25@25 was born. Over the following weeks Stu collaborated an amazing route in the Lake District taking in 25 Peaks. It is his 25th B'day. All make sense now! Yesterday saw his idea come to fruition, a bunch of unlikely fell runners congregated and joined in various legs of his birthday jaunt. He had road crossing support by Ms Prior, the weather was just amazing, and fun was had by all involved. 

Birthday Boy

A total of 25 peaks in 10 hours 44mins for 32 miles and 5,000 m ascent. This man is beast! His words to me this morning when we caught up 'i'm burnt to a crisp now'!

Rik Air

Some fat bloke

Honister Pass road crossing

Dale o


The route: (there was a route change on the hoof and a peak missed on leg one, and another added to the final leg to make the 25)

Start: Braithwaite
  1. Grizedale Pike
  2. Ladyside Pike
  3. Hopegill Head
  4. Grasmoor
  5. Eel Crag
  6. Sail
  7. Wandope
  8. Whiteless Pike
Road crossing Buttermere
     9. Red Pike
    10. High Stile
    11. High Crag
    12. Haystacks
    13. Pillar
    14. Kirk Fell
    15. Great Gable
    16. Green Gable
    17. Brandreth
    18. Grey knotts

Road Crossing Honister Pass

   19. Dale Head
   20. Robinson 

Road Crossing Newlands Hause

  21. Knott Rigg
  22. Ard Craggs
  23. Causey Pike
  24. Outerside
  25. Barrow

Finish - Braithwaite.