Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell

Sun 10 Apr 2016

Route: Aira Force bottom carpark - Aira Force - High Force - Gowbarrow Fell - shooting lodge - traverse above Yew Crag - carpark

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 1,100ft

Time: 2 hours

With: On Own


Fresh snow overnight. Lots of blue sky and sunshine and not much wind.

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[[Itm:568|The Duke of Portland Boathouse]], Ullswater

Aira Force

Aira Beck above High Force

St Sunday Crag

The view south as I head up by the wall to Gowbarrow Fell's summit

Almost at the summit

Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell's summit


Helvellyn plus

The High Street ridge

Carrying on, Little Mell Fell ahead but I'm heading right

The remains of the shooting lodge, less and less on each visit

On the traverse path

Approaching the top of Yew Crag

...and what a view!

The Memorial Seat with a view

Aira Point, Ullswater and Lyulph's Tower

Previous Walk: Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men (Sat 9 Apr 2016)

Next Walk: Angletarn Pikes and Angle Tarn (Sun 17 Apr 2016)

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