Blencathra from Bowscale

Sat 9 Feb 2008

Route: Bowscale - Bowscale Tarn - Bowscale Fell - Glenderamackin Col - Blencathra - Mungrisdale Common - River Caldew - Cumbria Way - Grainsgill Beck Bridge, Mosedale - Bowscale

Distance: 11.00 miles

Ascent: 2,600ft

Time: 5 hours

With: Anne


Some high cloud, lots of sunshine, windy on the top of Blencathra, very mild

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Bowscale with Carrock Fell behind

Mosedale and the River Caldew

Bowscale Tarn

The path up Bowscale Fell from Bowscale Tarn

Ascending from Bowscale Tarn

Looking across Mosedale to Carrock Fell

The Skiddaw fells and Great Calva from Bowscale Fell's north ridge

Looking south eastwards towards the High Street fells

Bannerdale Crags on the left and Blencathra right of centre from Bowscale Fell's summit

Heading for Blencathra

Sharp Edge

Mungrisdale Common as we start the final part of the ascent to Atkinson Pike

Bowscale Fell on the right with High Pike and Carrock Fell beyond

The largest of the crosses between Atkinson Pike and Hallsfell Top (Blecathra's summit)

Scales Fell from Blencathra's summit

Gategill Fell from Blencathra's summit

Looking south to Bowfell, the Scafells and Great Gable

Starting the ascent to Mungrisdale Common's summit!

The Skiddaw fells from Mungrisdale Common's summit

Great Calva

Looking over the River Caldew to Knott

Carrock Fell in the distance from the Cumbria Way

Carrock Fell from the Cumbria Way next to the River Caldew

Carrock Fell from the Cumbria Way


Previous Walk: Loughrigg Fell (Sun 3 Feb 2008)

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