Haycock and Caw Fell

Sun 4 Sep 2016

Route: Greendale - Greendale Tarn - Pots of Ashness - Haycock - Caw Fell - Brown Band - Pots of Ashness - Greendale Tarn - Greendale

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 2,700ft

Time: 8 hours 30 minutes

With: Jill & Nigel Batchelor


Mostly sunny. In cloud when we reached Haycock's summit but it cleared as we had lunch.

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Greendale Gill


Greendale Tarn

Haycock on the left, Scoat Fell centre and Red Pike on the right, surrounding Nether Beck

Looking across to the Scafells

The way ahead, The Pots of Ashness to Haycock

Looking back to Seatallan from our ascent of Haycock. Our route had used the col between Seatallan and Middle Fell to its left

The Scafells from Haycock's summit

212 for Jill and Nigel

Steeple and Scoat Fell, not for us today

The Scafells and a glimpse of Scoat Tarn on the left

The way ahead, just follow the wall past Little Gowder Crag to Caw Fell

Looking over the head of Blengdale to Seatallan

Looking across to the High Stile ridge

Back to Haycock

Towards Knock Murton with Scotland in the distance

Caw Fell summit, 213 for Jill and Nigel

On our return to Greendale Tarn we took a lower line under Winscale Hows, this is looking back with Haycock back in cloud

Greendale Tarn

Greendale Gill

The Screes and Wast Water as we return to Greendale

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