Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common

Sun 18 Sep 2016

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 15 minutes

With: On Own


In cloud on the top of Blencathra

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Latrigg on the right and the north western fells beyond Derwent Water from my ascent of Blease Fell

Looking south to the Helvellyn range and St John's in the Vale

Up the zig-zags, in to the cloud

Blencathra's summit

Blencathra's summit tarn

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

Dropping out of the cloud, Mungrisdale Common ahead

Looking across to the Skiddaw fells

Looking back to Blencathra from Mungrisdale Common's summit cairn

The Cloven Stone

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

Previous Walk: Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell (Sat 10 Sep 2016)

Next Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sat 1 Oct 2016)

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