A sunrise walk to Angle Tarn

Thu 5 Mar 2009

Route: Patterdale - Boredale Hause - Angle Tarn - Boredale Hause - Patterdale

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 1,400ft

Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

With: On own


Snow on the ground, no wind, high cloud building.

I left Patterdale at 5am (temp:-5c), setting off in the dark under clear skies and thousands of stars, took 1 hour 10 mins to reach Angle Tarn, spent 2 hours 15 mins at the tarn and then 55 mins for the descent.

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The White Lion, Patterdale, 5am!

The path just above Boredale Hause

Morning light on St Sunday Crag

Hart Crag, Fairfield and St Sunday Crag

St Sunday Crag, Helvellyn and Catstycam

Angle Tarn

Angle Tarn

Angle Tarn

Looking across Angle Tarn to Brock Crags

The peninsula, Angle Tarn

Peninsula and island, Angle Tarn

Red Screes and Brothers Water

Place Fell from the path down to Boredale Hause

Descending to Patterdale

Goldrill Beck

Previous Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sat 21 Feb 2009)

Next Walk: Birkhouse Moor and Red Tarn (Sat 7 Mar 2009)

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