Loadpot Hill from Roehead

Thu 28 Mar 2013

Route: Roehead - The Cockpit, Moor Divock - High Street Roman Road - Loadpot Hill - Lowther House - High Street Roman Road - The Cockpit - Roehead

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Hard work breaking trail in the snow, cold in the wind especially higher up, overcast to start but brightening

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Looking south towards Arthur's Pike from above Roehead

Up in the snow now. Snowy North Pennines in the distance

Looking south towards Loadpot Hill

Bonscale Pike left, Arthur's Pike right with the top of Swarthbeck Gill separating them

Heading up Loadpot Hill

The view west as we ascend

Looking across to Glencoyne

Loadpot Hill summit

Looking towards the Fairfield and Helvellyn fells from Loadpot Hill

Looking back to the trig point

All that remains of Lowther House

Towards Rest Dodd and The Nab

Not as clear on Helvellyn

A not so straight bit of Roman Road, with Ullswater far below

Hard going in the soft snow

Over Hallin Fell to Skiddaw and Blencathra


Heading down

North Pennines across the Eden Valley

Heughscar Hill ahead

Previous Walk: Circuit of Buttermere (Sun 17 Mar 2013)

Next Walk: Helvellyn to Raise (Sat 30 Mar 2013)

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