Mount Ida

Mon 2 Jan 2023

Route: Helbeck Quarry parking - Horse Shoe - Barnarm Scar - Fox Tower - Double Scar - Mount Ida - Musgrave Scar - White Rigg - Thornthwaite - Helbeck Quarry parking

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: On Own


Wall to wall blue sky and sunshine, no wind, frosty. MOD Warcop red flags down!

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The red flags are down, its a non-firing day

Horse Shoe with Barnarm Scar behind

Looking over Brough to Wild Boar Fell

Looking across to Barnarm Scar

Double Scar on the side of Mount Ida from Barnarm Scar

Fox Tower

Fox Tower

Mount Ida summit

Limestone pavement to the west of Mount Ida

Musgrave Scar behind the tarn

Musgrave Scar

Looking north west from Musgrave Scar towards Middle Fell

Middle Fell

The wall along the top of White Rigg

Heading down. The high point on the right is Mount Ida

Previous Walk: Melmerby Scar Christmas Challenge (Tue 27 Dec 2022)

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