Tue 20 Dec 2011

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Stool End Farm - The Band - Three Tarns - Bowfell - Ore Gap - Angle Tarn - Rossett Gill - Mickleden - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 2,900ft

Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

With: David Hall


Overcast, the rain arrived as we descended the Rossett Gill path. Snow on the tops

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The Band with Bowfell on the right and Crinkle Crags on the left from the start of the road to Stool End Farm

Great Langdale from low down on The Band

Crinkle Crags

Bowfell, with the Three Tarns path going up to the left, from The Band

The pointed Pike O'Blisco with Great Knott on the right and Wetherlam behind the Red Tarn gap

Scafell and Scafell Pike from Three Tarns

Ascending above Three Tarns

Looking south to Crinkle Crags from Bowfell

Hard Knott with Harter Fell behind and Upper Eskdale from Bowfell's summit

High Raise with the Helvellyn and Fairfield fells beyond

The tops of the Scafells are now in cloud

Allen Crags and Glaramara from Ore Gap

A snow free Langstrath

Angle Tarn with the Langdale Pikes behind

Angle Tarn with Hanging Knotts behind

Looking across a partly frozen Angle Tarn to Hanging Knotts

Angle Tarn. Ore Gap is the low point on the skyline

Stepping stones across Angle Tarn's outflow

Great Langdale from the top of Rossett Gill

David descending

The packwoman's grave

Pike O'Stickle above Mickleden

Looking back to Bowfell, now in cloud

Previous Walk: Walla Crag (Sun 18 Dec 2011)

Next Walk: Loughrigg Fell (Mon 2 Jan 2012)

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