Ullscarf to High Tove

Sun 30 Nov 2008

Route: Rosthwaite - Stonethwaite Beck - Greenup Gill - Lining Crag - Greenup Edge - Ullscarf - Standing Crag - Bell Crags - Armboth Fell - High Tove - Watendlath - Watendlath Tarn - Puddingstone Bank - Rosthwaite

Distance: 11.00 miles

Ascent: 2,850ft

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

With: David Hall


Blue sky and sunshine, not much wind, cold out of the sun.

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Looking across Derwent Water to Catbells from Ashness Gate

Eagle Crag from near Stonethwaite

Looking back down Greenup Gill with Eagle Crag on the left

Lining Crag

Allen Crags with Ill Crag, Scafell Pike and Great End behind

Eagle Crag, Greenup Gill and the top of Lining Crag as we reach the sun

Esk Pike to Glaramara, what great conditions, magic!

Calf Crag and Steel Fell with Dollywaggon Pike and Fairfield in the distance

Ascending UIllscarf

Looking south to High Raise with Bowfell on the right

Ullscarf's summit cairn

South from Ullscarf's summit

Great Gable, Pillar and the High Stile ridge

Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water are under cloud

Blea Tarn from Standing Crag

Looking back to Ullscarf from Bell Crags

Armboth Fell with the wooded Raven Crag behind from Bell Crags

The superior sheepfold to the north of Bell Crags

The Dodds with Launchy Gill Tarn below

The Helvellyn ridge

An erratic on Armboth Fell

Heading for Armboth Fell's summit

Helvellyn from Armboth Fell's summit

High Tove and High Seat from Armboth Fell's summit

Looking back to Armboth Fell's summit

The gate at High Tove's summit with the north western fells in the distance


A cold looking Rosthwaite

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