Place Fell

Sun 31 Aug 2008

Route: Howtown - Ullswater - Hallinhag Wood - Sandwick - Sleet Fell - High Dodd - Place Fell - Boredale Hause - Side Farm - Patterdale - Glenridding village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 2,000ft

Time: 3 hours 35 minutes

With: Anne


Rain and drizzle for a lot of the walk, no wind.

We took an Ullswater Steamer from Glenridding to Howtown and then instead of walking the lake shore path all the way back we ascended Place Fell from Sandwick.

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Raven heading for Glenridding

Lady Dorothy leaves Howtown having dropped us off

Raining on Ullswater, looking back to Howtown pier

Walking through Hallinhag Wood

Its a steep climb up onto Sleet Fell from Sandwick

The view north from the summit of Sleet Fell

High Dodd from Sleet Fell

Looking back to Sleet Fell with Hallin Fell beyond

Ullswater, Sleet Fell and Hallin Fell from the summit of High Dodd

Place Fell with its top in cloud from High Dodd

High Dodd from Low Moss sheepfold

Looking back to High Dodd from near Hart Crag on our way to Place Fell's summit

Heading for Place Fell's summit

Place Fell's summit and the cloud has temporarily lifted

Looking down on Glenridding village from Place Fell's summit

Looking south to Round How, Place Fell's southern top

Brothers Water with Red Screes behind and Hartsop Above How on its right

Cloud in Glenridding

Zooming in on Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Looking over Boredale Hause to Angletarn Pikes from Place Fell

The footpath repair work is well underway on the Boredale Hause to Place Fell path

The digger has been used on the lower, less steep section and the rock has been helicoptered in for pitching the upper part of the path

Descending to Boredale Hause

All that remains of 'Chapel in the Hause', the ruins of a medieval chapel at Boredale Hause

The wooded Keldas and the head of Ullswater

Descending to Patterdale from Boredale Hause

St Patrick's Boat Landing, Glenridding, Ullswater

Previous Walk: Four Stones Hill and Haweswater (Sun 24 Aug 2008)

Next Walk: Red Screes to Low Pike (Wed 3 Sep 2008)

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