Eagle Crag, Sergeant's Crag and High Raise

Sun 18 Nov 2012

Route: Stonethwaite - Eagle Crag - Sergeant's Crag - High Raise - Low White Stones - Greenup Edge - Greenup Gill - Stonethwaite

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 5 hours 50 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Very wet underfoot. Sunny to start but cloud building

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Eagle Crag from below

Towards High Spy as we begin the ascent

Looking back down, the slog part of the climb nearly over

The flanks of Glaramara on the far side of Langstrath and a touch of snow on Esk Pike in the distance

High on Eagle Crag with Skiddaw in the far distance


Stonethwaite Beck far below


Eagle Crag summit

Heading for Sergeant's Crag

A rain shower passes to the north west

Towards the head of Langstrath from Sergeant's Crag summit

Heading for High Raise

Ascending High Raise

The view back north

Towards Scafell Pike

Bowfell, Esk Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from High Raise's summit trig point

Looking across to the Helvellyn range


The cairn at Low White Stones

Heading for Greenup Edge with Ullscarf beyond

The way to Greenup Gill from Greenup Edge

Greenup Gill from the top of Lining Crag

Lining Crag

Heading down Greenup Gill

Eagle Crag

Previous Walk: Helvellyn from Swirls (Sat 17 Nov 2012)

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