Kentmere Pike and Reservoir

Sun 8 Oct 2006

Route: Kentmere Village - Green Quarter - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell - Nan Bield Pass - Kentmere Reservoir - Hartrigg - Kentmere Village

Distance: 9.75 miles

Ascent: 2,550ft

Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


In the cloud on the tops, windy, rain to start but clearing up.

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A damp start. Looking back down on Kentmere village from above Green Quarter

Heading up Shipman Knotts from the Kentmere - Sadgill Pass

Green Quarter Fell from the ascent of Shipman Knotts

Somewhere between Shipman Knotts and Kentmere Pike

Kentmere Pike's trig point

Harter Fell's summit cairn

Looking down on Kentmere Reservoir from the descent to Nan Bield Pass

Anne pointing out that she can actually see a view at last!

Small Water

Haweswater from the descent to Nan Bield Pass from Harter Fell

Descending the Kentmere side of the Nan Bield Pass

Kentmere Reservoir with the tops of Yoke and Ill Bell in cloud

The River Kent above Kentmere Reservoir

Lingmell End and Nan Bield Pass from Kentmere Reservoir

Kentmere Reservoir

The outflow of Kentmere Reservoir

The outflow of Kentmere Reservoir

Looking across the valley floor to Shipman Knotts

Thornthwaite Crag (far left), High Street (flat skyline middle) and Lingmell End leading to Mardale Ill Bell

Heading for Kentmere village

Looking back up the valley to Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street and Lingmell End

Hartrigg on the left and Kentmere Pike in shadow on the right

Hallow Bank on the slopes of Shipman Knotts

St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Kentmere

Previous Walk: A Loweswater Round (Sat 7 Oct 2006)

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