High Street from Kentmere via Hall Cove

Tue 12 Feb 2008

Route: Kentmere Village - Hartrigg - Kentmere Reservoir - Hall Cove - High Street - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - Ill Bell - Yoke - Garburn Pass - Kentmere Village

Distance: 12.00 miles

Ascent: 3,300ft

Time: 6 hours 5 minutes

With: David Hall


Wall to wall blue sky and sunshine, warm, is it May already?

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Calfhowe Crag as we head up the valley

Kentmere Pike

Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick, High Street and Lingmell End

Lingmell End and Nan Bield Pass from the outflow to Kentmere Reservoir

Looking across Kentmere Reservoir to Lingmell End and Nan Bield Pass

Lingmell End from the path on the west side of Kentmere Reservoir

Kentmere Reservoir

Our route to Hall Cove followed the River Kent

The infant River Kent

The large sheepfold at grid reference NY 440 089

Hall Cove starts to come into view

Looking back, Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell and Froswick

Looking back down into Hall Cove with Harter Fell just visible behind Lingmell End


Approaching High Street's summit

Hayeswater from High Street

Hayeswater with Gray Crag on the left and Rest Dodd, The Knott, Rampsgill Head and the flanks of High Street on the right

Looking over the Caudale Moor to Hartsop Dodd ridge to Saint Sunday Crag and the Helvellyn fells from Thornthwaite Beacon

Kentmere Reservoir as we head for Froswick

Caudale Moor and Thornthwaite Crag from our ascent of Froswick

Windermere to the south from Froswick's summit

360 Panorama from Froswick's summit

Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick in front, High Street, Hall Cove, Mardale Ill Bell and Lingmell End from Ill Bell

Ingleborough in the distance from Ill Bell's summit

The most northerly of Ill Bell's three summit cairns

Ill Bell's three summit cairns

Looking back to Ill Bell from Yoke

Yoke's summit

360 Panorama from Yoke's summit

The path to the Garburn Pass from Yoke's summit

Looking back towards Yoke

Looking down into the Kentmere valley as we descend from the Garburn Pass

Badger Rock and Kentmere church with Hollow Moor (Green Quarter Fell) behind

Previous Walk: Esk Pike from Langdale (Sun 10 Feb 2008)

Next Walk: Tarn Hows (Sat 16 Feb 2008)

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