High Street from Mardale Head

Sun 1 Sep 2013

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: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast, windy. Not the brightest of days

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The tide is out

The start of the ridge with Harter Fell on the left


Nan Bield Pass, the low point on the skyline

A glimpse of Small Water, below Nan Bield Pass

Blea Water

Rough Crag summit cairn

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

Looking back down on Rough Crag

Harter Fell and Blea Water

High Street summit

To the west, Fairfield to Catstycam

The start of the motorway to Mardale Ill Bell

Zooming in on Ill Bell and Froswick with Windermere beyond

The Ill Bell ridge from Mardale Ill Bell's summit

Small Water and Haweswater

Reaching Nan Bield Pass

Small Water

Descending by Small Water Beck

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