Ill Bell ridge

Sun 2 Dec 2001

Route: Troutbeck Church - Garburn Road - Backstone Barrow - Sour Howes - Sallows - Garburn Nook - Garburn Pass - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Scot Rake - Troutbeck Tongue - slate bridge - Troutbeck Park Farm - Hagg Bridge - Ing Bridge - Ing Lane - A592 - Troutbeck Church

Distance: 12.50 miles

Ascent: 3,500ft

Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Dry but cold in the wind on the tops. Some sunshine. Hoar frost on the high tops.

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The Ill Bell ridge and Troutbeck Tongue from Garburn Road

Wansfell from Garburn Road

The Ill Bell ridge from Sour Howes summit

Yoke from Sallow's summit

Footpath renovation on Yoke

Ill Bell from Yoke's summit

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Ill Bell's three summit cairns

Windermere from Ill Bell's summit

360 Panorama from Ill Bell's summit

Caudale Moor, Threshthwaite Mouth, Thornthwaite Crag and Froswick from Ill Bell

Thornthwaite Crag from Froswick's summit

Looking back to Froswick and Ill Bell from the climb up Thornthwaite Crag

Kentmere valley and the Ill Bell ridge from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Fairfield in cloud from Thornthwaite Crag

Lunch stop, Thornthwaite Crag with Ullswater in the distance

Troutbeck Tongue from the Roman Road off Thornthwaite Crag's southern ridge

Troutbeck valley and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Slate bridge over Trout Beck

Troutbeck Park Farm and The Tongue

Troutbeck Church

Previous Walk: Mellbreak, Hen Comb and Gavel Fell (Thu 22 Nov 2001)

Next Walk: Aira Force (Sat 8 Dec 2001)

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