Grisedale Pike and Coledale

Sat 13 Apr 2013

Route: Braithwaite - Kinn - Sleet How - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Coledale Hause - Force Crag Mine - Coledale - Braithwaite

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 2,750ft

Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


In cloud on Grisedale Pike but then some blue sky and sunshine. Mild, is Spring finally arriving?

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Braithwaite below

The Skiddaw fells

The way ahead, Grisedale Pike from Kinn

Sail and Eel Crag

Grisedale Pike is up there

Leaving Grisedale Pike's summit

Sand Hill on the left, Hopehill Head on the right

Looking back to Grisdale Pike, now cloud free, from Hopegill Head summit

The ridge to Whiteside


Coledale Hause

Coledale from just below Coledale Hause


...and again with Force Crag Mine below

Looking back up our descent route from Coledale Hause

Force Crag Mine

Looking back up Coledale

Heading for Braithwaite

Previous Walk: Bowfell (Sat 6 Apr 2013)

Next Walk: Loughrigg Fell from Ambleside (Sun 12 May 2013)

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