Ill Bell's north-east ridge

Tue 4 Nov 2014

Route: Kentmere Village - Hartrigg - Kentmere Reservoir - north east ridge - Ill Bell - Yoke - Rainsborrow Tarn - Garburn Pass - Kentmere Village

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 4 hours 5 minutes

With: On Own


Blue sky and sunshine to start, light winds, clouded over towards the end of the walk.

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Looking towards Kentmere Hall and Garburn Pass

On the road up Kentmere to Hartrigg

Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick, High Street and Lingmell End

Reservoir Cottage

Kentmere Reservoir's outflow

Looking across Kentmere Reservoir to Lingmell End

Ill Bell's north-east ridge

Looking across to Lingmell End as I gain height

Ill Bell's north-east ridge


Looking back down the top section of the ridge

Red Screes from Ill Bell's summit

...and Windermere

Ill Bell's three summit cairns

Looking across too the high fells, looks like there may even be some snow on Scafell Pike


Looking back to Ill Bell from Yoke

Wansfell with the Coniston fells behind

Yoke's summit

Rainsborrow Tarn

Red Screes on the left and the Helvellyn range in the distance

Heading for the Garburn Pass from Yoke

Looking back to Yoke

Heading back down to Kentmere village from the Garburn Pass

Previous Walk: Howtown to Glenridding (Ullswater shoreline) (Sun 2 Nov 2014)

Next Walk: Ard Crags and Knott Rigg (Sat 15 Nov 2014)

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