Place Fell

Sat 8 Jun 2013

Route: Patterdale - Side Farm - Hare Shaw - The Knight - Place Fell - Boredale Hause - Rooking - Patterdale

Distance: 4.50 miles

Ascent: 1,700ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky, sunshine, scattered clouds

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Sheffield Pike from near Side Farm

Looking up Grisedale to Nethermost Pike with Dollywaggon Pike on the left and High Spying How on the right



The way ahead

St Sunday Crag from our ascent route

The views open up as we climb

Grisedale, Glenridding and the Helvellyn ridge seen across Ullswater

Glenridding below Birkhouse Moor

The top of The Knight

Looking north down Ullswater from The Knight

Looking back to The Knight with Great and Little Mell Fells in the distance

Place Fell summit

The Helvellyn ridge from Place Fell's summit

Looking back to Place Fell's summit

South to Brothers Water and Red Screes

Birds eye view of Patterdale

Looking across to the Helvellyn fells as we descend to Boredale Hause

Pitched path

Looking back up our route off Place Fell

Lunch spot with a view

Patterdale from our descent from Boredale Hause

Placefell Cottage

Patterdale Post Office (great ice creams) and the White Lion

Previous Walk: Steel Fell and the Wythburn Valley (Sun 26 May 2013)

Next Walk: Walla Crag (Sun 30 Jun 2013)

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