Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common

Sat 13 Feb 2010

Route: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld - Blease Fell - Knowe Crags - Gategill Fell Top - Blencathra - Atkinson Pike - Mungrisdale Common - Glenderterra - Blencathra Centre

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 2,050ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Cloud to start but improving

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The north western fells and Latrigg on the far right from above the Blencathra Centre

Jeremy and friends, all non-smokers

South to High Rigg from our ascent of Blease Fell

Looking back down the Blease Fell zig-zags as we enter the cloud

In the cloud as we ascend Blease Fell

Gategill Fell from its Top

Approaching Blencathra's summit

Blencathra's summit as the cloud breaks up

Scale Fell

Skiddaw Little Man from the middle of Blencathra's summit tarn

The white cross in the saddle between Hallsfell Top and Atkinson Pike

Looking back to Blencathra's summit from Atkinson Pike

The Skiddaw fells from Blue Screes

Mungrisdale Common

Sharp Edge and Foule Crag

Blencathra from Mungrisdale Common's summit cairn

Cloven Stone

Great Calva from the Blencathra Centre to Skiddaw House track

Lonscale Fell's east top (on the left) and Great Calva in the distance

The Helvellyn ridge from near the Blencathra Centre

Previous Walk: Elterwater and Little Langdale (Sun 7 Feb 2010)

Next Walk: Bowfell and Esk Pike (Sat 27 Feb 2010)

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