Mungrisdale Circuit

Sun 3 Mar 2013

Route: Mungrisdale - east ridge - Bowscale Fell - Bannerdale Crags - White Horse Bent - Souther Fell - Mungrisdale

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 2,150ft

Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


A delayed start in the hope that the forecast was right and it would be brighter, it wasn't!

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Looking back down on part of Mungrisdale as we head up onto the east ridge

Valley of the River Glendermackin, Souther Fell left, Blencathra and Bannerdale Crags centre and The Tongue right

Ascending Bowscale Fell's east ridge

Bannerdale Crags with Blencathra behind

Heading for Bowscale Fell's summit

Bowscale Tarn below

Bannerdale Crags and Blencathra from Bowscale Fell's summit

Grasses and snow


Heading for Bannerdale Crags

Looking back to Bowscale Fell

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags summit cairn

Great Mell Fell from White Horse Bent


Valley of the River Glendermackin, someone had the bright idea of planning trees and fencing it off

The view south and sunbeams

Blencathra and Bannerdale Crags from Souther Fell's summit

Heading back to Mungrisdale


So near yet so far. You can't cross this field... turn right and keep above the intake wall until you reach the road

Previous Walk: The Greenburn Round (Sat 2 Feb 2013)

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

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