Clough Head and the Dodds from Dockray

Sat 24 Mar 2007

Route: Dockray - Watermillock Common - Birkett Fell - Hart Side - White Stones (Green Side) - Stybarrow Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Calfhow Pike - Clough Head - White Pike - Mariel Bridge - Old Coach Road - High Row - Dockray

Distance: 12.50 miles

Ascent: 2,900ft

Time: 6 hours 20 minutes

With: David & Jennifer Hall and Anne


A gorgeous spring day, blue sky and sunshine but very hazy.

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Looking back to Dockray with Great Mell Fell behind

Ullswater from Watermillock Common

The path follows the wall passing under Swineside Knott

Looking back along the wall with Gowbarrow Fell and Ullswater on the right

Another wall to follow, this one takes you to the summit of Birkett Fell

Looking across Glencoyne and over Nick Head to Catstycam and Helvellyn

Birkett Fell's summit cairn with Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side and Great Dodd behind

The ditch on Hart Side's summit with Stybarrow Dodd behind

Looking back to Hart Side as we ascend to White Stones

Heading for Stybarrow Dodd with Deepdale Crag on the right

The double top of Hart Side (left) and Green Side / Whites Stones (right) from the wall on Stybarrow Dodd's summit

Heading for Watson's Dodd

Great Dodd from Watson's Dodd's summit cairn

Looking south towards Helvellyn from Great Dodd

Our next objective, Calfhow Pike

Blencathra from Clough Head

Approaching White Pike

Looking down on the Old Coach Road with Wolf Crags on the right from our descent off Clough Head

Blencathra from Barbaryrigg Fold, next to the Old Coach Road

Looking across to Great Mell Fell from the Old Coach Road

Heading back down to Dockray from High Row with Gowbarrow Fell ahead

Previous Walk: Great Mell Fell revisited (Wed 21 Mar 2007)

Next Walk: Great Crag and Dock Tarn from Watendlath (Sun 25 Mar 2007)

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