Glenridding Dodd and Sheffield Pike

Sat 5 Jan 2013

Route: Stybarrow Crag, Ullswater - Glenridding village - Glenridding Dodd - Heron Pike - Sheffield Pike - Nick Head - Glencoyne - Seldom Seen - Ullswater - Stybarrow Crag

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 2,000ft

Time: 3 hours 25 minutes

With: Anne


Very windy high up. Higher fells in cloud but we managed to get a few sunny intervals. Wet underfoot but dry from above!

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Looking down Ullswater to Gowbarrow Fell which is catching some sun

Part of the lakeside path

Glenridding village and the head of Ullswater, now below us

The Greenside Road up Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding Dodd

The ridge to Heron Pike from Glenridding Dodd's summit

Rhinoceros rock, with shark above

Looking back down the ridge

Looking back down on Glenridding Dodd from the boundary marker at Heron Pike's summit

Towards Sheffield Pike's summit

Damp underfoot up here

High tops in cloud

Ullswater from Sheffield Pike's summit cairn

Raise and Green Side, headless

Glencoyne Head

The route to Nick Head

The path down into Glencoyne from Nick Head

Ullswater and the cottages of Seldom Seen, Glencoyne

The old miners cottages of Seldom Seen, Glencoyne

One of the many boathouses on Ullswater

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