Grike, Crag Fell and Lank Rigg

Sun 13 Apr 2008

Route: Kinniside Stone Circle - Blakeley Raise - Grike - Crag Fell - Whoap - Lank Rigg - Whoap Beck - Coldfell Road - Kinniside Stone Circle

Distance: 8.25 miles

Ascent: 2,000ft

Time: 4 hours 35 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Scattered / broken cloud and sunshine

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Kinniside Stone Circle

Kinniside Stone Circle

Dent and Flat Fell from our ascent of Blakeley Raise

Grike from Blakeley Raise's summit

Heading for Grike

Looking back to Blakeley Raise from Grike

Grike's summit

Crag Fell from Grike

Looking back to Grike from Crag Fell

Crag Fell's summit

Knock Murton and Blake Fell from Crag Fell's summit

Zooming in on Pillar, Black Crag, Steeple and Scoat Fell

Looking across Ennerdale Water to Great Borne, Starling Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile and High Crag

Looking up Ennerdale from Crag Fell

Heading for Whoap, with Lank Rigg beyond

Looking back to Crag Fell as we head for Whoap

Grike and Crag Fell from the slopes of Whoap

Lank Rigg from Whoap

The view south to the Devoke Water fells and Black Combe

Lank Rigg summit

Iron Crag with the snowy top of Pillar beyond, Scoat Fell, Haycock and Caw Fell from Lank Rigg's summit tarn

Snow on Scafell with Slight Side on the right

Whoap from Lank Rigg

The valley of Whoap Beck

Looking back up the valley to the col between Whoap (left) and Lank Rigg (right)

Swarth Fell and Burn Edge, we are heading for the track that leads to the right hand col

Looking back to Whoap on the left and Lank Rigg as we head for the Coldfell Road

Previous Walk: The many tops of Grange Fell (Mon 31 Mar 2008)

Next Walk: Gatesgarthdale Round (Wed 16 Apr 2008)

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