Red Screes from Ambleside

Sun 5 Dec 2010

Route: Ambleside - Kirkstone Road - south Ridge - Snarker Pike - Red Screes Tarn - Red Screes - Scandale Pass - Scandale - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 6 hours

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Blue sky and sunshine, light winds, snow on the ground at all levels

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The Struggle is closed

Looking over Ambleside to the Coniston Fells

The Coniston Fells

The Langdale Fells, Bowfell centre, with Rydal Water below

Heading up Red Screes south ridge

The Coniston and Langdale Fells

Windermere under a sea of cloud

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke

Looking over the Kirkstone Pass to the far eastern fells

The Kirkstone Pass Inn at the top of the Kirkstone Pass

Ascending Red Screes

Red Screes summit trig

High Street to Ill Bell from Red Screes summit

Winter magic

Dove Crag with Helvellyn behind and Saint Sunday Crag on the right


Looking back up to Little Hart Crag and Scandale Pass


Snowy path, low down Scandale

Nab Scar, Heron Pike and Great Rigg on the left and Low Pike and High Pike on the right

Previous Walk: Walla Crag and Ashness Bridge (Sat 4 Dec 2010)

Next Walk: Blencathra from Scales (Tue 7 Dec 2010)

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