Caw Fell to Steeple from Ennerdale

Sat 4 Sep 2010

Route: Bowness car park, Ennerdale - Ennerdale Water - Irish Bridge - Caw Fell's north ridge - Caw Fell - Little Gowder Crag - Haycock - Little Scoat Fell - Steeple - Steeple's north ridge - Lingmell - Irish Bridge - Ennerdale Water - Bowness car park

Distance: 11.00 miles

Ascent: 3,050ft

Time: 7 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne and members of the OFC


Neil Haslewood's 214 Wainwright completion walk

Windy on the tops, broken cloud, hazy

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Steeple, today's target, is the pointed fell on the skyline, seen here across Ennerdale Water

Crag Fell and Anglers' Crag on the far side of Ennerdale Water

Caw Fell (middle skyline) and our ascent ridge to the left from near Irish Bridge

Great Borne on the other side of the valley from the start of the ridge

Great Borne and Starling Dodd from about three quarters of the way up Caw Fell's north ridge

Ascending the ridge

Iron Crag

Looking down Caw Fell's north ridge

Caw Fell's summit cairn

Little Gowder Crag and Haycock, just follow the wall

Looking back to Caw Fell and Iron Crag from Little Gowder Crag

Steeple and Scoat Fell from Haycock's summit

Black Crag with Pillar behind from Scoat Fell's summit

Steeple across Mirk Cove from Scoat Fell


Neil's 214

Pillar, Black Crag and Great Gable from Steeple's summit

Steeple's north ridge

Steeple's north ridge

A heather covered Lingmell and Ennerdale Water

Starling Dodd from Low Beck

Looking back up at Steeple's north ridge with Pillar behind

The steep descent off Lingmell back into Ennerdale

Previous Walk: A sunset walk to Angle Tarn (Fri 3 Sep 2010)

Next Walk: Burnbanks Fell to Carling Knott (Sun 5 Sep 2010)

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