Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike

Tue 11 Feb 2014

Route: Elterwater village - quarries - Lingmoor Fell - Side Pike - Side House - Oak Howe - Great Langdale Beck - quarries - Elterwater village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

With: Pete Huzan


Wintery to start but brightening up to some sunshine. The fresh snow from last night was a bit slushy. Cold in the wind on the summit.

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The Langdale Pikes from Burlington Slate Ltd quarries at Elterwater

In Baysbrown Woods

Looking back towards the quarries

The great wall of Lingmoor Fell with Elter Water and Windermere in the distance

Wetherlam and Swirl How

Chapel Stile below and Red Screes and Ill Bell in the far distance

Silver How with Fairfield behind

Pike o'Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from Lingmoor Fell's summit

Looking along the ridge

Having reached the summit we continue along the ridge heading for Side Pike

Lingmoor Tarn

Side Pike

The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike's summit


The head of Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes

Looking back to the Langdale Pikes as we head back to Elterwater

Previous Walk: High Street from Mardale Head (Mon 10 Feb 2014)

Next Walk: Angletarn Pikes and Angle Tarn from Patterdale (Sun 16 Feb 2014)

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