The full High Stile ridge

Sun 13 Aug 2006

Route: Bowness car park, Ennerdale - Rake Beck - Great Borne - Starling Dodd - Red Pike - High Stile - High Crag - Gamlin End - Seat - Scarth Gap - Haystacks - Innominate Tarn - Blackbeck Tarn - Dubs Quarry - Fleetwith Pike - Fleetwith Edge - Gatesgarth

Distance: 9.50 miles

Ascent: 4,500ft

Time: 7 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Overcast, cloud base approx 2,400ft. A stong cold wind

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Pillar, Scoat Fell and Haycock from the Goose Bield (Fox Trap) by Rake Beck

Ascending the steep path by Rake Beck

The foot of Ennerdale Water from our ascent of Great Borne

Great Borne's summit

Heading for Starling Dodd from Great Borne

Red Pike (with its summit just below the cloud) from Starling Dodd's summit

Looking back to Starling Dodd and Great Borne with Ennerdale Water on the left from the slopes of Red Pike

Lingcomb Edge and Mellbreak with Loweswater on the left and Crummock Water on the right from the scree slope below Red Pike's summit

Red Pike's summit

Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn with Buttermere village in the valley

On the ridge between High Stile and High Crag

Seat and Haystacks from Gamlin End (High Crag)

Looking across to Fleetwith Pike, to be our final summit of the day, from Gamlin End

Off the scree and on the steep pitched path, Gamlin End

Gamlin End (High Crag) with Seat on the left from Haystacks

Haystacks summit

On the path to Dubs Quarry from Haystacks, the peak on the left is Green Crag

Haystacks and High Crag from Dubs Quarry

Looking down Fleetwith Edge

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Fleetwith Edge

Looking across to High Crag from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere and Gatesgarth from lower down Fleetwith Edge

Previous Walk: A Mosedale Round from Swindale (Sat 12 Aug 2006)

Next Walk: Fellbarrow and Low Fell (Sat 19 Aug 2006)

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