Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common

Sun 13 Jan 2013

Route: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld - Blease Fell - Knowe Crags - Gategill Fell Top - Blencathra - Atkinson Pike - Mungrisdale Common - Glenderterra - Blencathra Centre

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 2,050ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Deteriorating with the snow arriving earlier than forecast.

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Towards Derwent Water

Over Latrigg to the north western fells

Skies over Helvellyn

High up on Blease Fell

St John's in the Vale, the Helvellyn ridge and a glimpse of Thirlmere beyond High Rigg

Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw

Gategill Fell Top from the summit of Blease Fell

The weather closes in and the views start to disappear

Gategill Fell from its Top

Heading for Hallsfell Top, Blencathra's summit

Gategill Fell from Blencathra's summit

South from Blencathra's summit with its circular stone trig station

Scales Fell

Looking down Blue Screes

Sharp Edge

Heading for Mungrisdale Common

Mungrisdale Common's summit cairn

The Cloven Stone


Sheep and boulders

Crossing Roughten Gill

Looking back along the track as we head back to the Blencathra Centre

Previous Walk: Fairfield Horseshoe (Sat 12 Jan 2013)

Next Walk: Helvellyn from Swirls (Tue 15 Jan 2013)

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