Base Brown

Thu 13 Aug 2009

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Sourmilk Gill - Base Brown - Green Gable - Windy Gap - Aaron Slack - Styhead Gill - Taylorgill Force - Seathwaite

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 2,375ft

Time: 4 hours

With: On own


Clouding up

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Base Brown and Sourmilk Gill from Seathwaite, Borrowdale

One of the more unusual stiles

Seathwaite from Sourmilk Gill

Anyone fancy a dip?


The Hanging Stone, Base Brown

Glaramara from Base Brown's north ridge

Looking across Gillercomb to Raven Crag (Gillercomb Buttress)

A bit of cloud on Esk Pike and Great End

The view north to High Spy with Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance

Base Brown's summit cairn

Base Brown from my route up Green Gable

The last stretch to Green Gable's summit, I've never understood why this section of path has so many cairns

Ennerdale from Green Gable

Windy Gap from Green Gable's summit

Aaron Slack with Styhead Tarn below

Patterson's Fold

Styhead Gill, crystal clear

Freeze frame

My path back to Seathwaite

Taylorgill Force

Not far to Seathwaite now

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