Loadpot Hill from Roehead

Mon 26 May 2008

Route: Roehead - The Cockpit, Moor Divock - White Knott - Barton Fell - Arthur's Pike - Bonscale Pike - High Street Roman Road - Lowther House - Loadpot Hill - High Street Roman Road - The Cockpit - Roehead

Distance: 9.75 miles

Ascent: 1,650ft

Time: 3 hours 35 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky, scattered clouds and lots of sunshine, very windy

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Looking south towards Arthur's Pike from above Roehead

The Helvellyn ridge

Arthur's Pike with the high eastern fells in the distance

The foot of Ullswater and the wooded Dunmallard Hill (referred to as Dunmallet by AW) from the track above Roehead

Heughscar Hill from The Cockpit on Moor Divock

The track from The Cockpit across to the start of our climb up White Knott and on to Arthur's Pike

Looking across Ullswater to Little Mell Fell with Blencathra and the northern fells beyond

Ullswater from Barton Fell

The beacon, 250m northwest of Arthur's Pike summit

The foot of Ullswater from the beacon on Arthur's Pike

The Dodds and Blencathra from Arthur's Pike summit cairn

Loadpot Hill

The remains of the sheepfold by Swarth Beck

The two pillars on Bonscale Pike, the lower one is Bonscale Tower

Bonscale Tower, the lower of the pillars on Bonscale Pike

The newer and higher of the two pillars on Bonscale Pike

A cairn or the start of a third pillar, Bonscale Pike?

Hallin Fell and Howtown Wyke, Ullswater from Bonscale Pike

Looking over Place Fell and Hallin Fell to the eastern fells from Bonscale Pike's summit

Bonscale Pike and Arthur's Pike from the High Street Roman Road round the side of Loadpot Hill

Looking south towards High Raise (the Martindale one) from the remains of Lowther House

Loadpot Hill summit, the cairn including a boundary stone is at the 672m spot height and the trig point at 671m

Heading back north from Loadpot Hill with Bonscale Pike (left) and Arthur's Pike (centre right) ahead

Lambert Lad (Boundary Stone) north of Loadpot Hill

Cottongrass and the North Pennines in the distance

Heughscar Hill from the High Street Roman Road

Previous Walk: The Old Crown Round (Sat 24 May 2008)

Next Walk: Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head (Thu 29 May 2008)

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