Went walking with a friend around the Kentmere valley last Friday. Walking back down the Sadgill valley from Harter, and then past the farm up the bridleway to Green Quarter we were amazed at the sheer destruction the water has done to all the paths. Saw a couple of guys carrying their bikes up to get over to Haweswater, as it now cannot be ridden until you get to the gate at the top.
Though it would be worth a mention as there may be folk thinking about doing the 3 passes routes. Not been over Garburn so can't comment, but guess it is similar elsewhere in the Lakes on the high passes.
You have been warned.
Looking up Sadgill valley
On the descent to the farm coming from Green Quarter
Sadgill valley. I'm 6 foot tall btw
More than enough to catch out the unwary !