Black Crag and Holme Fell

Sun 19 Jul 2009

Route: Glen Mary Bridge - Tom Gill Waterfall - Tarn Hows - Iron Keld Plantation - Black Fell (Black Crag) - Low Arnside - Hollin Bank - Tongue Intake - Low Oxen Fell - High Oxen Fell - Hodge Close - Holme Ground Tarns - Holme Fell - Ivy Crag - Uskdale Gap - Harry Guards Wood - Yew Tree Farm - Glen Mary Bridge

Distance: 6.50 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 5 hours 30 minutes

With: Members of the OFC


Sunny with scattered clouds.

The time does not include the hour we spent at Yew Tree Farm having tea!

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Part of Tom Gill Waterfall

A quiet corner of Tarns Hows

The former Iron Keld Plantation


Black Fell ahead

Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam from Black Crag

Towards Fairfield from Black Crag summit

Pike o'Blisco with Crinkle Crags and Bowfell beyond. Low Arnside at the bottom of the photo

Low Arnside

Skyscape above Fairfield

The land that time forgot, Hodge Close

Hodge Close

Looking out across the pool at Hodge Close

One of the disused reservoirs on Holme Fell

The heather is starting to come out on Holme Fell, the Langdale Pikes in the distance

Holme Fell summit

Descending from Uskdale Gap

Yew Tree Farm, time for some refreshments!

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