The Helm wind is blowing, rain is bladdering down and it doesn't look promising for Mr Fawkes tonight.
However, tomorrow should be better says Radio Cumbria. (their 07.32 daily forecast including the fells is usually more accurate than MWIS etc - find it on 95.6Mhz).
Prompt start from ours at Ousby 10 am to ensure Renwick about 10.40, bearing in mind the ladies at the church hall shut up shop at 11 am.
Anybody riding directly to Renwick aim to get there shortly after 10.30.
Or meet en route at Melmerby 10.10.
We shall go north - then south - simples ......