The Dodds

Sun 28 Sep 2008

Route: Wanthwaite - Fisher's Wife's Rake - Jim's Fold - Clough Head - Calfhow Pike - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Stanah

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 3,000ft

Time: 5 hours

With: David & Jennifer Hall and Anne


Lots and lots of sunshine.

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Ladder stile above Hilltop Quarries, there is a rung missing on the other side!

Heading along above the intake walk to Fisher's Wife's Rake

High Rigg

Lower part of Fisher's Wife's Rake

Ascending Fisher's Wife's Rake

Fisher's Wife's Rake

Latrigg, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell

Fisher's Wife's Rake

Fisher's Wife's Rake, on the grassy zig-zags, the steep bit over

Skiddaw and Blencathra from the top of Fisher's Wife's Rake

The top of Sandbed Gill

Jim's Fold

The north western fells from Clough Head

Blencathra from Clough Head's summit

Clough Head from the summit of Calfhow Pike

Calfhow Pike with the Skiddaw fells behind

Looking back to Calfhow Pike and Clough Head as we head up Great Dodd

Great Dodd's summit cairn

Great Dodd's summit shelter

Watson's Dodd and the high Lakeland fells from Great Dodd

Great Dodd from Watson's Dodd's summit

Watson's Dodd as we head up Stybarrow Dodd

High Street and Gray Crag from Stybarrow Dodd's summit

The descent off Stybarrow Dodd as we head down to join the Sticks Pass path to Stanah

High Rigg with the Skiddaw fells behind

One of the many paragliders enjoying the fine weather

Descending to Stanah

Heading down to Stanah

Previous Walk: Eel Crag via Shelf Route (Sat 27 Sep 2008)

Next Walk: Fairfield from Grasmere (Sun 5 Oct 2008)

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