Deepdale and Saint Sunday Crag

Sat 19 Dec 2009

Route: Deepdale Bridge - Deepdale - Sleet Cove - Deepdale Hause - Saint Sunday Crag - Thornhow End - Glenamara Park - Patterdale - Rooking - Crookabeck - Beckstones - Deepdale Bridge

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 5 hours 20 minutes

With: Anne and David Hall


Cold, -6.5C when we started at 9am, blue skies to start but cloud building and a snow shower at the end of the walk

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Snow on Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes from Deepdale

Upper Deepdale with Greenhow End directly ahead

Greenhow End

Heading for the low point on the skyline, Deepdale Hause

Frozen waterfall, Deepdale

Heading into Sleet Cove

Sheepfold in Sleet Cove

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Deepdale Hause

Saint Sunday Crag from Deepdale Hause


Heading up St Sunday Crag

Grisedale Tarn

St Sunday Crag, the summit is still some way off


Heading for St Sunday Crag's summit

The cloud has reached Fairfield

The North Pennines from St Sunday Crag's summit

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Looking back to St Sunday Crag as we take the path on Birks flank

The path on the side of Birks


Looking over Grisedale to High Spying How from Thornhow End

Place Fell

Deepdale from between Crookabeck and Beckstones as the bad weather arrives

Previous Walk: Helvellyn (Fri 18 Dec 2009)

Next Walk: Walla Crag (Sat 2 Jan 2010)

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