Fellbarrow and Low Fell

Mon 29 Dec 2008

Route: Loweswater car park - old road to Mosser - Fellbarrow - Smithy Fell - Low Fell - Low Fell (south top) - Darling Fell - old road to Mosser - Loweswater - Loweswater car park

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 1,600ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: David Hall


Sunshine and blue sky, frozen ground

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Fellbarrow from the Mosser Road

Looking north with Binsey in the distance from our ascent of Fellbarrow's west side

The west coast from near Fellbarrow's summit

Fellbarrow's summit looking north to the grassy Hatteringill Head

Looking across the Vale of Lorton to the Whinlatter fells with Skiddaw beyond from Smithy Fell

Looking back to Fellbarrow having just contoured round Sourfoot Fell (in shadow left)

Crummock Water and the high fells

Watching Crag from our ascent of Low Fell

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water

Darling Fell from Low Fell's southern top


Just follow the fence for Darling Fell. The two red dots are people, giving a scale to the photo

Low Fell (main top left, southern, lower, Wainwright top right) from Darling Fell

Low Fell's southern top with Grasmoor behind and Crummock water right from Darling Fell

Fellbarrow is the high point with Smithy Fell and Sourfoot Fell to its right

The west coast from our descent off Darling Fell

Looking back up the Mosser Road

The Loweswater end of the Mosser Road


Looking across Loweswater to Mellbreak and Hen Comb with Red Pike (Buttermere) in the distance

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