High Street from Mardale Head

Sun 22 May 2016

Route: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Small Water - Mardale Head

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Sunshine, showers, hail

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The Haweswater water levels are dropping

Mardale Head and Harter Fell

Riggindale, once home to the eagles

Swine Crag

Haweswater from the ridge

Blea Water

Caspel Gate Tarn and Long Stile leading to High Street's summit

Ascending Long Stile

Looking back down on Rough Crag

The Helvellyn ridge to the west

Approaching High Street's summit trig point

The Ill Bell ridge and Windermere to its right

Small Water and Haweswater

Kentmere Reservoir and the Ill Bell ridge from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water from its outflow

Small Water Beck

Previous Walk: Rannerdale Bluebells (Wed 18 May 2016)

Next Walk: Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men (Fri 24 Jun 2016)

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