Angle Tarn from Martindale

Wed 12 Nov 2008

Route: Martindale Old Church - Howe Grain - Dale Head - Bannerdale - below Heck Crag - Angle Tarn - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell - Winter Crag - Martindale Old Church

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,675ft

Time: 3 hours

With: On own


Lots of sunshine and blue sky but high cloud built up from the west during the walk and the wind picked up.

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Looking back down Howe Grain towards Hallin Fell

The Nab from the road to Dale Head

Dale Head

Heck Crag centre photo, the path I took goes under and to the left of the crag, above the wall, to the skyline

Looking back down Bannerdale

High above Bannerdale

Looking back down into Bannerdale with The Nab on the right as I reach the ridge

Looking across Angle Tarn to St Sunday Crag and Helvellyn

The southern, and slightly lower of the two Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angle Tarn

Angle Tarn

Angle Tarn and one of its pikes

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes' southern top

Birks with St Sunday Crag and the Helvellyn range behind

Angletarn Pikes' northern top from the southern top

Zooming in on some red deer on Angletarn Pikes' north top, having spotted me they soon depart

Birks with St Sunday Crag and the Helvellyn range behind from Angletarn Pikes' north top

Zooming in on Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Catstycam

The head of Ullswater and Place Fell

Glenridding at the head of Ullswater, the prominent fell in the centre of the photo is Sheffield Pike

Glenridding at the head of Ullswater

Angletarn Pikes' two tops, the northern one on the right at 567m is 2m higher

Boredale Hause and Place Fell

The ridge to Beda Fell

Bannerdale, The Nab and the northern part of the High Street ridge

The path on the right descending off the ridge is the bridleway down to Dale Head


Approaching Beda Head, Beda Fell's summit

High Dodd with Blencathra beyond from Beda Fell's summit

Loadpot Hill from Beda Fell's summit cairn

Hallin Fell and Ullswater from Beda Head

Looking over Sleet Fell, Boredale and Ullswater to Gowbarrow Fell, Great Mell Fell and Little Mell Fell

Winter Crag Farm with Martindale Old Church top left

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