High Street from Mardale Head

Thu 15 Apr 2010

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 30 minutes

With: Anne


Sunny to start but cloud building

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Mardale Beck with Mardale Ill Bell in the distance

Harter Fell from the path round to Riggindale, it did not use to be this wide

I'm told that the new wide lower path was made to get the digger for path repairing round to Riggindale


The start of the ascent of Rough Crag


Kidsty Pike, seen across Riggindale

Looking back down on The Rigg

Blea Water and Mardale Ill Bell

Rough Crag summit

Long Stile from Caspel Gate Tarn

Looking back down on Rough Crag from Long Stile

Over Blea Water to Harter Fell

High Street's summit trig point

The 'repaired' path to Mardale Ill Bell, for better or worse?

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell's summit

Heading down to Nan Bield Pass

Small Water with Haweswater beyond

Yoke and Ill Bell above Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Nan Bield Pass (low point on skyline) from the Small Water shelters

Looking down on Mardale Head from Small Water Beck

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