Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Route: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld - Blease Fell - Knowe Crags - Gategill Fell Top - Blencathra - Atkinson Pike - Mungrisdale Common - Glenderterra - Blencathra Centre

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 2,050ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne



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Latrigg from our ascent of Blease Fell

Looking across to Lonscale Fell's east top

South into the haze

Ascending the Blease Fell zig-zags

The view to the south west

Lonscale Fell's east top and the Skiddaw fells with some snow still on them.

Gategill Fell Top

Looking back to Blease Fell/Knowe Crags from Gategill Fell Top

Looking back to Gategill Fell Top as we head for Hallsfell top (Blencathra's summit)

Scale Fell. The haze line is very obvious

Looking towards the Skiddaw fells from Blencathra's summit tarn

The White Cross in the saddle between Hallsfell Top and Atkinson Pike

Skiddaw from Blue Screes

The path to Mungrisdale Common

Mungrisdale Common's summit cairn

We went right...

...past the cairn (marked on OS map)... the Cloven Stone

Great Calva

Sinen Gill

Looking back along the Skiddaw House track with Great Calva in the distance

Previous Walk: Walla Crag and Ashness Bridge (Sun 8 Feb 2015)

Next Walk: Raven Crag, Castle Crag Fort and The Benn (Sat 21 Feb 2015)

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