The Kirkstone Pass fells

Sat 10 Jun 2006

Route: Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge - Hartsop - Hartsop Dodd - Stony Cove Pike - Caudale Moor Tarn - Caudale Moor - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass

Distance: 8.50 miles

Ascent: 3,200ft

Time: 5 hours

With: David Hall


Blue sky and sunshine, hot when sheltered from the strong wind

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Red Screes from outside the Kirkstone Pass Inn

Looking back down on ther Kirkstone Pass Inn from our ascent of Red Screes

Ascending Red Screes from Kirkstone Pass

Kirkstone Pass. Left for Patterdale and Glenridding, top right for Troutbeck and bottom right for Ambleside via 'The Struggle'.

Looking towards Helvellyn from Red Screes' summit

Smallthwaite Band leading to Middle Dodd

Brothers Water with Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes behind from Middle Dodd

Looking back to Middle Dodd

Angletarn Pikes seen across Brothers Water

Looking across Brothers Water to Hartsop Dodd, our next fell on today's walk

Hartsop Dodd with Rough Edge leading onto Caudale Moor on the right

Looking down on Brothers Water from our ascent of Hartsop Dodd

Dovedale with Dove Crag at its head

Ascending Hartsop Dodd's north ridge with the village of Hartsop below

The view north with a glimpse of Ullswater from Hartsop Dodd

This post marks the summit of Hartsop Dodd

Looking back to Hartsop Dodd from our route to Stony Cove Pike

Skyline l to r: Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag and Nethermost Pike

High Street and Thornthwaite Crag from Stony Cove Pike's summit

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike

St Raven's Edge with Wansfell behind and Windermere in the distance from the Atkinson Monument on Caudale Moor

Froswick and Ill Bell from St Raven's Edge

Red Screes from St Raven's Edge

Looking back towards Caudale Moor from St Raven's Edge

Red Screes with Kirkstone Pass running along the bottom of the photo

The Kirkstone Pass Inn, 1,481ft above sea level

Previous Walk: Castlerigg Stone Circle and High Rigg (Thu 8 Jun 2006)

Next Walk: Causey Pike to Rannerdale Knotts (Sun 11 Jun 2006)

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