England's Everest (1904 - 1933)

Part two of the history of the Lake District 24-Hour Fell Record​, from Dr. Arthur Wakefield's codification of the basic protocol to Bob Graham's eponymous round. At this stage, this page is just a skeleton.

Note: [idnx] refers to newspaper references; [idx] refers to all other sources. Full references are available here

 

Note: [endx] notation refers to the "endeavour code", essentially a unique identifier for each record attempt or walk. A full reference table will soon be available.

Contents:

WAKEFIELD'S FIRST [end17]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: Dr Arthur W. Wakefield

Pacers: xx

Notes

WAKEFIELD'S SECOND [end18]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

DAWSON'S DISCOUNTED RECORD [end19]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

EUSTACE THOMAS'S FIRST ATTEMPT [end19a]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

EUSTACE THOMAS'S FIRST RECORD [End19b]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

EUSTACE THOMAS'S FIRST FAILED ATTEMPT TO IMPROVE [end19c]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

EUSTACE THOMAS'S SECOND FAILED ATTEMPT TO IMPROVE [end19d]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

EUSTACE THOMAS'S SECOND RECORD [end20]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

BOB GRAHAM'S FIRST ATTEMPT [end20b]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

FREDDY SPENCER CHAPMAN'S ATTEMPT [end21]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: Dr Arthur W. Wakefield; Robert Graham

Notes

THE BOB GRAHAM ROUND [end22]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

BOB GRAHAM'S FIRST ATTEMPT TO EXTEND [end22b]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes

BOB GRAHAM'S SECOND ATTEMPT TO EXTEND [end22c]

Summary

Date: xx

Start / finish: xx [xx hours]

Route: xxx

Peaks: x, of which x substantive peaks (*)

Distance and elevation: xx  miles and xx ft of ascent

Contenders: xxx

Pacers: xx

Notes