Sun 17 Jan 2010

Route: Gatesgarth - Peggy's Bridge - Scarth Gap - Haystacks - Innominate Tarn - Blackbeck Tarn - Dubs Quarry - Warnscale Bottom - Gatesgarth

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 1,650ft

Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

With: On own


Light winds, dry, tops in cloud. The big thaw is on, mild temperatures and heavy rain recently means that much of the snow has gone

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The track to Peggy's Bridge. The Scarth Gap path heads up left but first goes round the right side of the trees

Haystacks from Peggy's Bridge over Warnscale Beck

This damage is the result of last November's heavy rain and floods

Looking ahead to Haystacks

Scarth Gap Pass

Haystacks' summit

Innominate Tarn, still frozen

Dubs Bottom

Warnscale Beck

Buttermere and a glimpse of Crummock Water from the old mine track down to Gatesgarth

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