Sallows and Sour Howes

Sat 16 Aug 2008

Route: Ullthwaite Bridge - Kentmere Tarn - Kentmere Hall - Crabtree Brow - Garburn Pass - Sallows - Sour Howes - Capple Howe - Ullthwaite Bridge

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

With: On own


Overcast to start but cloud breaking a bit to give some sunny intervals.

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The track to Ulthwaite Fold (l) and Croft Head (r) with Sallows in the distance

Sawmill Cottage, home of Kentmere Pottery

'Works', Hollingsworth & Vose Air Filtrations Ltd

The track north from the works

Kentmere Tarn, long and narrow

Looking over Kentmere Tarn to Long Houses and Green Quarter Fell

Kentmere from the path to Kentmere Hall

Looking across Kentmere to Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts

Zooming in on Kentmere Chruch

Green Quarter Fell

Kentmere Hall

Badger Rock and Sallows from the Garburn Pass track

Kentmere Hall bottom right and Kentmere Tarn in the middle distance

Looking back down my ascent route from Kentmere

Wansfell with the high fells beyond from Garburn Pass

Red Screes and Caudale Moor

Looking over the Garburn Pass to Yoke

Sallows summit

Sour Howes from Sallows summit

Zooming in on Windermere

The Howgill Fells

Sour Howes from Moor Head

The Ill Bell ridge from Sour Howes

Approaching Sour Howes summit

Looking back to Sour Howes from Capple Howe

Sallows from Capple Howe

The Kentmere valley and Brunt Fell from my pathless descent off Capple Howe

The heathers out

Sallows from the bridleway

Sour Howes from a ford and stepping stones on the bridleway back down into Kentmere

Looking back to Sour Howes and Sallows

The derelict cottage near Black Beck, sketched by AW in his Outlying Fells guidebook, High Knott chapter

The 17th century Ullthwaite Bridge

Previous Walk: Great Calva and Knott (Fri 15 Aug 2008)

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