Sat 23 Aug 2008

Route: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld - Blease Fell - Knowe Crags - Gategill Fell Top - Blencathra - Scales Fell - Scales - above Threlkeld on the under Blencathra path - Blencathra Centre

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 2,300ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Sunshine and scattered cloud to start but cloud building during the walk.

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Latrigg and the north western fells from above the Blencathra Centre

The view south to High Rigg and Bleaberry Fell from above the car park

Lonscale Fell

The Helvellyn ridge, St John's in the Vale, High Rigg and Bleaberry Fell

Ascending Blease Fell

A rare shot, photo by Anne

Clough Head and the Dodds leading to Helvellyn and St John's in the Vale

The Blease Fell zig-zags, replacing the wide scar of the old path

South over Walla Crag to Scafell Pike and Great Gable

Derwent Water and the north western fells from high up on Blease Fell

The Skiddaw fells from Blease Fell's summit

Great Calva

Heading for Gategill Fell Top from Blease Fell

Knowe Crags

Looking back to Blease Fell from Gategill Fell Top

Hallsfell Top (Blencathra's summit) from Gategill Fell Top

Gategill Fell

Skiddaw from Blencathra's summit

Gategill Fell from Blencathra's summit

Hall's Fell Ridge, Blencathra

Scales Fell from Blencathra's summit

Looking down Scales Fell

Sharp Edge

Doddick Fell

Above Scales

Scaley Beck between Doddick Fell and Scales Fell

Traffic jam on the short rock step at Scaley Beck on the under Blencathra path

Doddick Gill between Hall's Fell and Doddick Fell

On the path below Hall's Fell

Gate Gill between Gategill Fell and Hall's Fell. Blencthra's summit centre skyline

Blease Gill between Blease Fell and Gategill Fell

Looking back east from below Blease Fell

Start (or end depending on your direction of travel) of the permissive path under Blencathra from Blease Road

Previous Walk: Jack's Rake, Pavey Ark (Fri 22 Aug 2008)

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

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