Fairfield from Grasmere

Mon 28 Aug 2006

Route: Grasmere Village - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Erne Crag top - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal - old 'coffin road' - Grasmere Village

Distance: 9.25 miles

Ascent: 3,150ft

Time: 4 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast with sunny intervals and showers. Windy

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Helm Crag from The Swan, Grasmere

On the steep start of the path up Stone Arthur

Grasmere village and lake from the ascent of Stone Arthur

Westerly panorama from below Stone Arthur's summit

The ridge to Great Rigg from Stone Arthur

Westerly panorama from the Stone Arthur to Great Rigg ridge

Fairfield from Great Rigg

Saint Sunday Crag from Fairfield's summit

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield's summit

The view west from Fairfield's summit

Great Rigg and Heron Pike

Great Rigg's summit cairn

Northerly panorama from Great Rigg's summit

Rydal Beck and Heron Pike from Great Rigg

The Stone Arthur ridge with the Coniston and Langdale fells behind

Looking back to Great Rigg and Fairfield

Island sheepfold, Rydal Beck

Rydal Head: Great Rigg, Fairfield and Hart Crag from Erne Crag top

Windermere from Heron Pike's summit

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the descent off Nab Scar

The view south from the path down Nab Scar to Rydal

Looking up at Nab Scar from the old coffin road

Looking across Grasmere showground to Stone Arthur

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