Eel Crag via Shelf Route

Sat 27 Sep 2008

Route: Braithwaite - Coledale (mine road) - Shelf Route - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Coledale Hause - Grisedale Pike - Sleet How - Kinn - Braithwaite

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 3,150ft

Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

With: Anne


Hazy sunshine to start and finish with cloud in the middle.

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The mine road up Coledale to Force Crag Mine

Looking up at Grisedale Pike


Force Crag Mine

A spaghetti western set? Force Crag Mine

Looking back down into Coledale

Coledale as we head towards Wainwright's Shelf Route

'Tower Ridge' up to the left

The shelf up to the notch on the skyline

Looking back down the 'Shelf Route'

Heading up Eel Crag with Coledale Hause below

A sad looking trig point at Crag Hill's summit

The path down to Coledale Hause

Looking across Coledale Hause to Eel Crag

Looking back towards Eel Crag and Grasmoor as we head for Grisedale Pike

Grisedale Pike

Looking back to Grisedale Pike's south western top

The descent off Grisedale Pike to Sleet How

Sleet How

The path off Sleet How down on to Kinn

Looking back up to Grisedale Pike from Kinn

The Skiddaw fells from Kinn

Heading down to Braithwaite

Previous Walk: Scafell Pike via the Piers Gill path (Fri 26 Sep 2008)

Next Walk: The Dodds (Sun 28 Sep 2008)

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