Holme Fell

Sat 19 Jan 2002

Route: Tongue Intake - Low Oxen Fell - High Oxen Fell - Hodge Close Quarries - Holme Ground Tarns - Holme Fell - northeast ridge - Tongue Intake

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 700ft

Time: 2 hours

With: Anne


The weather forecast was for gale force winds on the high fells with hail / sleet / snow showers so we opted for a lower fell where it was mild and dry and not so windy.

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Great How with Lingmoor Fell behind on the right from Low Oxen Fell

Holme Fell's northeast ridge

Looking out of the archway, Hodge Close Quarries

Looking out onto the Lake in Hodge Close's larger hole

Looking down onto the Lake in Hodge Close's larger hole

The Langdale Pikes from Hodge Close

Another view of Hodge Close's larger hole

A track through the woods, Holme Fell

Looking towards Fairfield from the lower slopes of Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell summit

360 Panorama from Holme Fell's summit

Coniston Water from Holme Fell

The Langdale Pikes with one of the disused quarry reservoirs in the foreground from Holme Fell

Yew Tree Tarn and Coniston Water from Holme Fell's northeast ridge

Panorama - Yew Tree Tarn, Coniston Water, Holme Fell and Wethererlam from Holme Fell's northeast ridge

Descending northwards off Holme Fell with Fairfield in the distance

Previous Walk: Eagle Crag, Sergeant's Crag and High Raise (Sat 12 Jan 2002)

Next Walk: Barf and Lord's Seat (Sun 20 Jan 2002)

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