Heughscar Hill from Askham

Mon 7 May 2007

Route: Askham - Heughscar Hill - Heugh Scar - The Cockpit - Moor Divock - Cop Stone - Moor Divock - Askham

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 750ft

Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast with some sunny intervals, windy.

We followed A. Wainwright's 'Heughscar Hill' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 216].

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Right track for Heughscar Hill at the top of Askham

Cross Fell (North Pennines) from above Townhead, Askham

Woodland near Riggingleys Top

Looking back towards Askham with the North Pennines in the distance

The way ahead, Heughscar Hill's summit is just beyond the far woodland

Passing the woodland near Heughscar Hill's summit

Looking towards Helvellyn from Heughscar Hill

Fell ponies, Heugh Scar

Looking southwest up Ullswater

The Cockpit, Moor Divock

Heughscar Hill from near The Cockpit

Heughscar Hill from near the Cop Stone, Moor Divock

Cop Stone, Moor Divock

Cairn circle, Moor Divock

The descent back into Askham

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