Grasmoor from Braithwaite

Sun 4 Feb 2007

Route: Braithwaite - Kinn - Sleet How - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Coledale Hause - Grasmoor - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Sail Pass - Force Crag Mine - Coledale - Braithwaite

Distance: 10.25 miles

Ascent: 4,100ft

Time: 5 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky and sunshine once we climbed above the fog. Warm when out of the wind

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Climbing out of the cloud on to Kinn with Skiddaw behind

The Vale of Keswick filled with cloud and the Helvellyn range from Kinn

A frosty field at High Coledale

Looking over the Vale of Keswick and Derwent Water to the Helvellyn ridge

Ascending to Grisedale Pike's summit from Sleet How

Lord's Seat and Whinlatter Forest with Binsey in the distance from Grisedale Pike's summit

The trig point on Grisedale Pike's summit

Sand Hill, Hopegill Head and Ladyside Pike from Grisedale Pike

Looking back to Grisedale Pike's summit from its south west top

Heading for Hopegill Head's summit with Ladyside Pike on the right

The ridge to Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Coledale from our ascent of Grasmoor from Coledale Hause

Gasgale Crags on the side of Whiteside

The summit shelter, Grasmoor

Looking towards the Scafells from Grasmoor's summit

Mellbreak from Grasmoor's summit

360 Panorama from Grasmoor's summit

Eel Crag with the Helvellyn range in the distance from Grasmoor

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Eel Crag (Crag Hill) summit

Coledale and the village of Braithwaite from Crag Hill

The valley of Sail Beck and the western fells from The Scar

The Helvellyn ridge from Sail's summit

Scar Crags and Causey Pike from Sail

Outerside from near Sail Pass

Force Crag Mine

Braithwaite and Keswick from the Coledale track

Previous Walk: Coniston Fells (Sat 3 Feb 2007)

Next Walk: The Cogra Moss fells (Sat 10 Feb 2007)

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