Grey Friar from Wrynose Pass

Sun 12 Oct 2014

Route: Wrynose Pass - Wet Side Edge - Hell Gill Pike - Little Carrs - Great Carrs - Swirl How - Fairfield - Grey Friar - Fairfield - Wet Side Edge - Wrynose Pass

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,750ft

Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

With: On Own


Lots of blue sky and sunshine, no wind. In cloud for the last bit.

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Looking over Wrynose Pass to Cold Pike

Cloud in Little Langdale

Wrynose Bottom with Harter Fell and Hard Knott in the distance

Looking back down Wet Side Edge

Pike O'Blisco

Swirl How and Great Carrs

Greenburn inversion

Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

Windermere is under a sea of cloud

Looking across to Grey Friar

Great Carrs summit cairn

Pike O'Blisco with the Langdale Pikes beyond

The Scafells are under cloud

Halifax Bomber crash memorial, Great Carrs

Looking back to Great Carrs as I head up Swirl How

Swirl How's large summit cairn

Grey Friar from Fairfield

The 'Matterhorn Rock' on Grey Friar

Cloud still hides the Scafells

Harter Fell

Levers Hawse

Fairfield and Great Carrs

Heading back to Wet Side Edge as the cloud starts to rise

Looking back to Grey Friar

Entering the cloud of Wet Side Edge

Three Shire Stone at the top of Wrynose Pass

Previous Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sat 4 Oct 2014)

Next Walk: Some back o' Skidda fells (Tue 14 Oct 2014)

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