Riggindale Round

Sat 26 Sep 2015

Route: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Straits of Riggindale - Kidsty Pike - Kidsty Howes - Riggindale - Haweswater - Mardale Head

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 2,420ft

Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Blanket of high cloud. No wind making for warm walking

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Looking over the island of Wood Howe to Riggindale

New sign. About time too, the old one had a spelling mistake!

Heading for The Rigg

Low water levels reveal the old walls


Starting our ascent of Rough Crag


Harter Fell

Last of the heather

Blea Water

Rough Crag summit, looking towards High Street

Blea Water with Harter Fell behind

Looking back down Long Stile to Rough Crag and Caspel Gate Tarn

High Street's summit trig

Sun on Gray Crag and Hayeswater far below

On the Roman Road heading for the Straits of Riggindale

Brock Crags in sunshine now

Kidsty Pike


Kidsty Pike summit

Heading down...

...to Kidsty Howes

Speaking Crag sticking out into Haweswater

Castle Crag in the sun on the far side of Haweswater, taken on the drive home

Previous Walk: Grasmere and Rydal Water (Sun 20 Sep 2015)

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