Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike

Sun 8 Sep 2013

Route: Elterwater village - quarries - Lingmoor Fell - Side Pike - Side House - Oak Howe - Great Langdale Beck - quarries - Elterwater village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast, the odd splash of sun and the odd splash of drizzle

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The Langdale Pikes from Burlington Slate Ltd quarries at Elterwater

In Baysbrown Woods

Looking back towards the quarries

You reach the ridge just after climbing this gate. Chapel Stile far below

Seat with a view. Elter Water with Windermere beyond

Pike O'Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

Pike O'Blisco catches some sun

Having reached the summit we continue along the ridge heading for Side Pike

Just follow the wall

Side Pike

The Squeeze, Side Pike

Made it!

The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike's summit

The Band with Oxendale on the left and Mickleden on the right

Its a hard life

Heading through Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Side House

Looking back

Great Langdale Beck


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