Bowfell and Esk Pike

Sat 27 Feb 2010

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Stool End Farm - The Band - Three Tarns - Bowfell - Ore Gap - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Angle Tarn - Rossett Gill - Mickleden - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 8.75 miles

Ascent: 3,250ft

Time: 6 hours

With: David Hall


Blue sky and lots of sunshine to start but cloud building. Deep snow on the tops.

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The Band with Crinkle Crags on the left and Bowfell on the right

Great Langdale from low down on The Band

The Langdale Pikes from The Band

Great Langdale from The Band

Bowfell from The Band with the Three Tarns col on the far left

Pike O'Blisco

The Scafells from Three Tarns

Crinkle Crags from our ascent of Bowfell

Heading for Bowfell's summit

Hard Knott, Harter Fell and Eskdale from Bowfell's summit

The Scafells from Bowfell's summit

The way ahead to Esk Pike

Approaching Ore Gap with Esk Pike ahead

Looking back to Bowfell

Bowfell from Esk Pike's summit

Walkers approaching Esk Pike's summit from Esk Hause

Our route to Esk Hause

Great Gable and Green Gable

Rossett Pike

Great Langdale from the top of Rossett Gill

Langdale Pikes and Mickleden

Mickleden, it always feels a long way back to the ODG from the bottom of Rossett Gill

Previous Walk: Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common (Sat 13 Feb 2010)

Next Walk: Dock Tarn and Great Crag (Sun 28 Feb 2010)

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