Mardale Head skyline

Sat 30 Mar 2002

Route: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Harter Fell - Adam Seat - Gatescarth Pass - Branstree - Selside Pike - Hare Shaw - Old Corpse Road - Haweswater lakeside path - Mardale Head

Distance: 12.30 miles

Ascent: 3,415ft

Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Cloudy at first becoming very hazy with blue sky and sunshine

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Haweswater from Mardale Head

Rough Crag and Riggindale

Looking back down on The Rigg and Haweswater from the climb up Rough Crag

Rough Crag summit

Caspel Gate Tarn and High Street in the gloom

Climbing up Long Stile with Blea Water below

Approaching High Street summit

Heading towards Mardale Ill Bell from High Street

Harter Fell from Mardale Ill Bell summit cairn

Nan Bield Pass and the ridge onto Harter Fell

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from the climb up Harter Fell

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell summit cairn

Looking northeast from Harter Fell summit cairn

Harter Fell's northeastern (lower) summit cairn

High Street, Blea Water and Rough Crag from Harter Fell

Haweswater from Harter Fell

Branstree from Adam Seat

Harter Fell from Gatescarth Pass

Leaving Branstree summit

The survey post, Branstree

Selside Pike summit cairn

Looking back to Selside Pike from Hare Shaw summit

Kidsty Pike and High Raise from the Old Corpse Road

Haweswater, The Rigg and Rough Crag from the Old Corpse Road

Mardale Head panorama


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