Red Screes to Low Pike

Wed 3 Sep 2008

Route: Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Scandale Pass - High Bakestones - High Pike - Low Pike - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside

Distance: 7.25 miles

Ascent: 2,050ft

Time: 5 hours 50 minutes

With: Jill & Nigel Batchelor and Terry Bottomley


Wet, very wet. In cloud on Red Screes and High and Low Pikes. Blowing a gale at times.

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Kirkstone Pass Inn

Looking back down on the Kirkstone Pass Inn as we start our ascent of Red Screes

Wansfell and a bit of Windermere

Kirkstone Pass Inn

Ascending Red Screes

Nearly at Red Screes summit

Red Screes summit

Middle Dodd comes into view as the cloud breaks

Middle Dodd from Smallthwaite Band

Looking back to Red Screes from the summit of Middle Dodd

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Scandale Pass

Traversing the flanks of Red Screes, heading for Scandale Pass from Middle Dodd

Looking over Scandale Pass to Little Hart Crag with Saint Sunday Crag beyond

Descending to Scandale Pass

Looking over Scandale to Low Pike and High Pike

Ascending to High Bakestones with Little Hart Crag below

The large cairn on High Bakestones

Descending from High Pike

You have been warned!

High Sweden Bridge

Sweden Bridge Lane leading down into Ambleside

The ruined tower between Ellerigg and Sweden Bridge

Previous Walk: Place Fell (Sun 31 Aug 2008)

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