Distance: 5.50 miles
Time: 3 hours 45 minutes
Windy, overcast, snow on the fells.
Bowfell had been the objective but on reaching Three Tarns we turned round not wanting to climb into the cloud as the wind picked up and the conditions deteriorated.
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Mountain Rescue warning
Looking up Mickleden to Rossett Pike
Approaching Stool End Farm with The Band ahead and the weather is looking promising
Stool End Farm
Starting up The Band
Bowfell from The Band and the weather has turned. This was not forecast!
Looking back down The Band with the Langdale Pikes on the left
One of the Three Tarns, frozen, and the top of Pike O'Stickle on the right
Another of the Three Tarns with the top of the Scafells in cloud
Heading back down
Buscoe and Pike O'Blisco
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