Round Kentmere Reservoir, no bell

Mon 1 Apr 2013

Route: Kentmere Village - Hartrigg - Kentmere Reservoir - Leads Howe - Kentmere Reservoir - Hartrigg - Kentmere Village

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

With: David Hall


Sunshine in the valley, wind picked up as we climbed Ill Bell's NE ridge, this combined with the snow conditions and the steepness of the route resulted in us turning back.

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Looking towards Kentmere Hall and Garburn Pass

The road to Hartrigg

Approaching Reservoir Cottage

Reservoir Cottage and Rainsborrow Crag

Rainsborrow Crag

Approaching Kentmere Reservoir

Lingmell End ahead

Kentmere Reservoir

Ill Bell from Leads Howe

Looking north from the ridge towards Hall Cove

The top section of Ill Bell's north east ridge from our high point

Kentmere Reservoir

Ill Bell with Froswick on the right

Kentmere Reservoir from the end of the dam

A look back up the valley as we return to Kentmere village

Previous Walk: Dock Tarn and Great Crag (Sun 31 Mar 2013)

Next Walk: Bowfell (Sat 6 Apr 2013)

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