Flat Fell and Dent

Sun 29 Apr 2007

Route: Wath Bridge, Cleator Moor - Nannycatch Road - Flat Fell - Nannycatch Gate - Raven Crag - Dent (Long Barrow) - Blackhow Wood - Black How - Wath Bridge

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,300ft

Time: 3 hours

With: David and Jennifer Hall


Blue sky and sunshine.

We followed A. Wainwright's 'Flat Fell and Dent' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 198].

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Wath Bridge, Cleator Moor

Looking back down Nannycatch Road

The view west from the open fell at the end of Nannycatch Road

Looking over Cleator Moor to the sea from Flat Fell

Why exactly is it called Flat Fell?

The north western fells from Flat Fell's summit

Easterly panorama from Flat Fell's summit

Nannycatch Gate and Raven Crag from our descent off Flat Fell

Ascending steeply by Raven Crag

On the Coast to Coast long distance path heading for Dent's summit

A steep high stile!

The view east from Dent. Lank Rigg with the Ennerdale Fells to the left and Scafell Pike, Scafell and Seatallan to the right

Easterly panorama from Dent's east top

Dent's summit cairn

Easterly panorama from Dent's summit

Looking towards St Bees Head and the coast from Dent

Forest track through Blackhow Wood

Previous Walk: Patterdale to Scales (Sat 28 Apr 2007)

Next Walk: Cold Fell (Sun 29 Apr 2007)

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