Loughrigg Fell

Mon 2 Jan 2012

Route: Pelter Bridge, Rydal - Loughrigg Cave - Loughrigg Terrace - Loughrigg Fell - Lily Tarn - Brow Head - Under Loughrigg - Pelter Bridge

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 1,200ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: David Hall


Windy at times, some sunny intervals, a couple of hail showers, wet underfoot

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Looking across Rydal Water to Nab Scar

Over Baneriggs to Helm Crag

Looking over Grasmere to Silver How

Great Rigg, Heron Pike and Nab Scar with Rydal Water now far below


Elter Water and the Coniston Fells

Looking into Great Langdale from Loughrigg Fell's summit

Seat Sandal and the Fairfield Horseshoe from Loughrigg Fell's summit

A burst of sunlight, looking back towards the summit

A glimpse of the Langdale Pikes

Hail shower!

The weather reaches Ambleside

Bright sunshine, looking back towards Loughrigg's summit (out of sight)

Snow on the upper sections of the Fairfield Horseshoe

Lily Tarn

Loughrigg from south east of Lily Tarn

Waterhead and the remains of Galava (Roman Fort)

Ambleside below Wansfell Pike

The Fairfield Horseshoe

Lots of water in the River Rothay

Previous Walk: Bowfell (Tue 20 Dec 2011)

Next Walk: Harter Fell from Mardale Head (Sun 8 Jan 2012)

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