Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and Nab Scar

Sun 17 Mar 2002

Route: Grasmere Village - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Erne Crag top - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal Park - Ambleside

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,500ft

Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

With: On Own


Dry, overcast, warm, light winds, cloud base just above 2,000ft

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Stone Arthur from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

The Swan Hotel, Grasmere and Stone Arthur

Helm Crag from the climb up Stone Arthur

Alcock Tarn and Grasmere from Stone Arthur's summit

The ridge to Great Rigg from Stone Arthur

Great Rigg summit cairn

The ridge to Heron Pike from Great Rigg

The Stone Arthur - Great Rigg ridge with Helm Crag just visible behind Stone Arthur

Approaching Heron Pike summit

Heron Pike summit

Mass picnic, Heron Pike

Nab Scar from its ridge with Heron Pike

Looking back up to Heron Pike from Nab Scar

South westerly panorama from Nab Scar: Ambleside, Windermere, Rydal Water, Loughrigg and Grasmere

Rydal Mount

Nab Scar from Rydal Park

Previous Walk: Black Crag and Tarn Hows (Sun 10 Mar 2002)

Next Walk: Bowfell and Esk Pike (Fri 29 Mar 2002)

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